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Sonoran Desert Landscape Rocks

If you are searching “Sonoran Desert Landscape Rock Phoenix” or something like them,such as decorative flagstone, Grand Canyon boulders or minerals, Desert Foothills Gardens Nursery, Inc can help! For sonoran desert landscape rock call us today at 480-488-9455. Our selection of Sonoran desert landscape rock is extensive enough to fit and flatter the aesthetic of any outdoor space.

Desert Landscape Rock

Desert Foothills Gardens Nursery, Inc. has a huge selection of attractive rocks, boulders, and minerals. We have rocks and boulders that come in many sizes and we are sure we can help you find the right rocks and minerals to suit your outdoor living areas. Our inventory changes daily so we recommend visiting our nursery and seeing our rocks and minerals in person!


Flagstone is a generic description of a flat stone that is usually used in building and landscaping. It is a sedimentary stone that is cut into thin layers, letting it to be used in a lot of applications. Flagstone is a sandstone that usually contains feldspar and quartz, often bound together with calcium, silica or iron oxide. This type of stone if called flagstone because they are usually split easily into flat pieces that can be used to pave walkways, cover walls and serve in any number of creative home and landscaping uses.


Thundereggs are a nodule-like rock, not unlike a geode, that is commonly created inside rhyolitic volcanic ash layers. Usually thundereggs have an outer layer that is concentric but the center material is layered as if they were a sedimentary layer. Agates are not volcanic, even though they are usually found in volcanic rock, simply because they tend to have a lot of open cavities and are a valuable source of dissolved silica. Most are about the size and shape of a tennis or baseball, and they commonly have a brownish or gray rind which is irregular like a cauliflower and marked by a simple pattern of several noticeable ridges.


Azurite acquires its name from its glorious azure-blue color, which makes it a very popular and familiar mineral. Azurite has deep distinct shades of blue, which are drawn out from its fusion with Malachite, a closely related mineral that consists of almost the same chemistry.

Petrified Wood

Petrified wood are tree or tree like plants that have entirely turned to stone over long periods of time. All the organic matter in the tree is replaced by minerals, mainly silica, leaving a lot of the features such as tree rings that are still distinguishable. Petrified wood can also be used to calm down fight or flight fears. Petrified wood were treasured in the past as they were believed to contain the wisdom from the tree in which they were created.


Onyx is a type of sedimentary stone created deep in caves from micro-crystalline quartz, developing into stalactites and stalagmites. It is more fragile than other types of stone, affected by both chemical and abrasive degradation, therefore acceptable for low traffic areas or for a vertical use. Onyx is favored for its transparency; its elegance can be brightened by being back lit. It has colors ranging from tanish neutrals, to white, all the way to dazzling blues, reds, and greens.


Jasper is commonly treated as a micro-crystalline; sometimes, however, it is put it in a group by itself within the quartz family because of its grainy type structure. The most familiar patterning in jasper include impressive marbling and veining, some types orbital rings, lines, spots, striping and striating.


Chrysocolla is a copper like stone, with colors varying from light greens to deep blues, and is usually associated with Malachite and Azurite. Chrysocolla has many healing properties, such as a calming effect. It is also said to empower women, and helps keep people  mellow.


Calcite builds up and enhances energy. This makes it an perfect stone for distance healing, as well as other kinds of healing. Calcite combines with other minerals to create limestone which is then used in construction projects. This calcite form of calcium carbonate is found in all types of rock.


Granite is a light-colored igneous rock with grains large enough to be seen with the naked eye. It develops from the slow crystallization of magma just below Earth’s surface. Granite comes in varying colors, commonly pink to gray or occasionally black. Granite is a natural stone that took mother nature millions of years to create and exists in just about every part of the world.

Green Calcite

Imported from Africa, Brazil, India, and Mexico — Calcium Carbonate, commonly known as “green calcite”— is a stone admired both aesthetically and medicinally that is often administered to the heart chakra in crystal therapy. Calcite makes up a significant part of limestone and marble.  It is an incredible stone to make use of for those who raise and tend to gardens.

Landscaping Rocks Arizona

If you are interested in increasing the beauty of your landscape by buying desert rocks, stop by our convenient location at 33840 N. Cave Creek Rd., in Cave Creek, give us a call at (480) 488-9455 to schedule a visit to your home.