Landscape Supplies

Home gardeners and contractors are welcome. We carry a full range of landscaping supplies for all of your needs. Gravel, pine straw, wheat straw, native boulders, river sand and much, much more. Available for pick up or to be delivered to your home or building site. Call one of our team members for professional advice on any landscaping questions.


Landscaping supplies sold at Koster Equipment Sales and Rentals in Franklin, North Carolina


Here are just some of the landscaping supply products we have in stock:

Gravel Description

Not sure about the type of gravel or stone to use for your particular job? Here is a description for all the types of gravel and stone we carry plus the uses for each of type. Some of the main uses are listed below.

Quarried Granite sold at Koster Equipment in Franklin, North Carolina

#4 Quarry


3/4 to 1.5 River Gravel sold at Koster Equipment in Franklin, North Carolina

3 Quarter to 1 half TN


Native Boulders sold at Koster Equipment in Franklin, North Carolina

Native Boulders


River Sand sold at Koster Equipment in Franklin, North Carolina

Perfect Soil


Quarried Granite sold at Koster Equipment in Franklin, North Carolina

#57 Quarry


4 inch to 7 inch River Gravel sold at Koster Equipment in Franklin, North Carolina

4in to 7in TN


Railroad Ties sold at Koster Equipment in Franklin, North Carolina

Railroad Ties


Pine Straw sold at Koster Equipment in Franklin, North Carolina

Pine Straw

Quarried Granite sold at Koster Stockyard in Franklin, North Carolina

#89 Quarry


Bulk Mulch sold at Koster Stockyard in Franklin, North Carolina

Bulk Mulch


Wheat Straw sold at Koster Stockyard in Franklin, North Carolina

Wheat Straw


River Sand sold at Koster Stockyard in Franklin, North Carolina

River Sand

  • Roadways
  • Paths
  • Erosion Control
  • Parking Areas
  • Ditch and run off stabilization
  • Garden Beds
  • Backfill
  • Drainage Areas
  • Decorative Rock
  • On gardens to stabilize soil temperature and evaporation

Quarry Gravel

Crusher Run/ABC:

Also known as road bond is a blend of crushed aggregate that is made up of a mix of unscreened 57 gravel. Typically placed in 4 to 6-inch layer for new roadways or 2-inch layers for topdressing. Light gray in color.

  • Ideal for foundations, driveways, backfill material or patio base
#4 Quarry:

Quarried Granite that is crushed, screened and washed. Typically 3 inches in size and flatter on one side is used as a base stone under Crusher Run, Stream crossing foundation, construction base for mud mats on entries.

  • Used in wet areas to help stabilize roadbeds
  • Used for logging access
#57 Quarry:

Quarried granite material that is screened and washed and sized (typically 1 inch). Ideal use include driveways, large parking areas; backfill behind retaining walls and drainage. #57 rock is limited for decorative uses, but it can be used as an economical decorative rock. Light grey in color.

#89 Quarry:

Also known as pea rock. Quarried Granite that is screened and washed and sized (typically 3/8 inch). Ideal for driveways, walk paths, patios, or parking lots. Typically placed 1 to 2 inches deep depending on application. Used as decorative rock and also an economical decorative rock.

#0810 Quarry:

Quarried and unwashed screened material best used as backfill material, base for walk paths when using under stepping stones or pavers.

Class B Rip-Rap:

Quarried Granite that is crushed and screened between 6 to 9 inches in size. Ideal for ditch stabilization, bank restoration and drainage run off areas, ditch breaks, and channel lining.

  • Used in Gabion baskets for bank stabilization and channel lining

Decorative Stone

¼” to ½” River Gravel:

Straight from Tennessee is a natural brown to tan colored river gravel that is dug from the river, screened and double washed (Typically ¼ to 1/2 inch in size). This is a decorative stone to enhance the appearance of your landscape.

  • Used for driveways and paths
  • Help maintain soil temperature
  • Does not compact
  • Retains soil moisture
  • Long lasting appearance
½” to ¾” River Gravel:

Straight from Tennessee is a natural brown to tan colored river gravel that is dug from the river, screened and double washed (Typically ½ to 3/4 inch in size). This is a decorative stone to enhance the appearance of your landscape.

  • Used for driveways and paths
  • Help maintain soil temperature
  • Does not compact
  • Retains soil moisture
  • Long lasting appearance
4” to 7” River Gravel:

Straight from Tennessee is a natural brown to tan colored river gravel that is dug from the river, screened and double washed (Typically 4-7 inch in size). This is a decorative stone to enhance the appearance of your landscape.

  • Used for dry and wet creek beds
  • Retains soil moisture
  • Long lasting appearance
  • Bank Restoration
  • Help maintain soil temperature
  • Does not compact