Canadian Featherock Distributor – Shelmerdine Garden Center


Featherock is excited to announce our Canadian distributor of Featherock Sierra Artisan Planters, Boulders, and Gravel – Shelmerdine Garden Center! Centrally located in Manitoba Canada, Shelmerdine Garden Center is more than your average garden center. Shelmerdine hosts fun and educational events, stocks a variety of fashion and home decor, as well as has a cafe…

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Avatar Aquariums – Floating Islands

Avatar Aquarium by AQUAPROS

Above Photo by AQUAPROS Remember James Cameron’s film Avatar that wowed critics with its impressive CGI visual effects? DIY aquarists are borrowing from the intriguing landscape of the film and creating floating “Avatar” islands that defy gravity! Check out this great tutorial by Aquapros who uses Featherock pumice to achieve the effect. Pumice is an…

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Seaside Rooftop – Featherock 2″ Gravel

By Tamalpais Construction Co.

Natural, eco-friendly roof options are becoming more popular as new technologies and research emerge that make them more accessible. The benefits of adding green cover, such as landscaping plants, moss, etc. reduce the “urban heat island” effect which intensifies and increases tempurature in cities. Traditional dark roofing can increase temperatures in and surrounding a building,…

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Kokedama with Featherock – DIY

Kokedama Moss Balls

Kokedama is a Japanese DIY phenomenon featuring a tightly packed ball of earth wrapped in moss and string. A Kokedama will allow you to display a ‘living planter’ in your home! Neat! These little plant balls add interest and whimsy to any space, particularly a study or office with low light since moss prefers a…

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Featherock for the holidays…

Yes, Featherock is a landscaping stone, but no, it doesn’t always have to be used that way! Featherock is the perfect compliment to your rustic holiday decorating schemes. Motifs such as modern farmhouse or rustic cabin are very popular right now, and Featherock fits right in to these warm, homey styles. Image credit: B Lovely…

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Customizing Featherock Planters by Olivia


Our planters are great as gifts, sprucing up a drab landscape, or decorating inside the home for a unique, rustic look, but did you know you can also go an extra step and customize them to your liking? Just by using masonry drill bits, or even old dull drill bits, you can scoop out the…

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Drip Irrigation Planter by Carlson Building Materials


Carlson Building Materials in Thousand Oaks, CA built some beautiful planter displays that feature a drip irrigation system. Pumice is very easy to drill into with basic masonry or hand tools – so adding drip irrigation is an easy process! Drip irrigation is a popular watering method with many benefits. It is easy to install on…

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Sculpting Featherock for Water Features

Mini Featherock Waterfall

Featherock is the perfect medium for tackling your first pond or waterfall project. It’s lightweight (which means easy to move around!), easy to carve and manipulate, doesn’t deteriorate or fade like fake stone, and it’s a beautiful natural pumice stone! Pond Trade Magazine has a great article about stone carving, which happens to feature some…

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Featherock on Things Green KLCS


Our friends at Things Green put together a fantastic couple of DIY segments on our Featherock garden planters, boulders, and gravel, and we are so excited to share! Featherock encourages our customers to have fun with our rock and take on DIY projects like these, so what better way to learn than from the garden…

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Art accessible to all! The carvings of Jim Heltsley.

Jim Heltsley - Featherock Carvings

Jim Heltsley is a fantastic artist based out of Ventura, CA who carves many types of natural stone but loves to carve with Featherock. Surrounded by many talented artists at Art City, an artists’ space in downtown Ventura, Jim’s workshop and “store front” is straight through the entrance of the lot. There, you will find…

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