Is using sandstone in the garden landscaping a good idea? And what type of sealer would you use? Sandstone has many uses, it can be used as roof tiles, floorings, wall claddings, slabs, and yes - landscaping. These stone tiles are a marvelous option for garden walkways. The sandstones beautiful array of colors can bring life into your garden. Stone tiles can also be used for segregating different plants from one another. Many owners of ponds prefer sandstone as an outline. This idea of placing it near water beds will give you a glimpse of how it changes its color; being water absorbent sandstone tends to become darker when wet. Water based products are commonly used when sealing pavers. Non-water based sealers may harm the ponds fishes and water plants. Using sandstone on walkways is ideal especially when it rains. Its non-slippery texture will protect you from slipping. Any natural stone is 100% environment friendly for it is a natural rock formation; there is no problem when you are using these stones beside your vegetable plants and the like. Using sandstone as a garden landscape gives you a plus in elegance that does not hurt your pocket. Considering its durability you won't have to pay for maintenance with these stones. A surface treated with a sealer will go a very long way. It is highly recommended to use Penetrating product when sealing pavers. Why? Because this type of sandstone sealer will penetrate in the pores of the stone so that it would look completely natural while still giving your sandstone that protection that it needs. Sandstone does not need to look glossy when used in the back yard, keeping it natural will help it blend along the surroundings. Sealing sandstone with the penetrating variety will also minimize the risk of house pets intake harmful chemicals. This could easily be done when playing on the garden or maybe licking a bone on the garden walkway. Creating landscapes can bring elegance and beauty into your home. Just be sure that you use water-based type of penetrating sandstone sealers to protect your stones from damage; also to inhibit harmful risks that may happen to you, your pets, and of course your garden.