Rock Installation in Apple Valley

His Workmanship offers rock installation services. You arrange for the rock delivery and we’ll break our backs to spread the rock around your property. Our rates start at $120 per hour for 2 landscapers. New customers can read Ephesians 2:1-10 to receive a $20 discount. Details are on the final step of the contact form.

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Are you getting 12 tons of rock delivered? Does the thought of breaking your back installing all that rock give you nightmares? Don’t worry. You can sit back and relax while we break our backs for you! Our young and strong landscapers know the most efficient way to install landscape rock. It usually takes around 1 hour for 2 workers to install 2 cubic yards of standard size river rock.
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His Workmanship is a landscaping company in Apple Valley

We’ve got your landscaping project taken care of anywhere in Apple Valley. Check out the map below to view our service area in Apple Valley. We dump the yard waste at The Mulch Store which is right on West Cliff Road.

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1. Get a free estimate in just a couple minutes

Select the services that best align with your needs and describe the details of your project to help us get a better idea of the scope of work. Feel free to upload pictures so your crew can visualize your specific needs.

2. Receive great customer support along the way

Our staff guarantees a reply to all emails within 24 hours. Once you get scheduled, you'll get a confirmation email with your service provider names as well as a text notification 1 hour before your project starts.

3. Relax while we speedily complete your project

Equipment in hand, your crew will arrive a few minutes early so they can collaborate with you about the work that needs to be done. Once they finish, you can pay the total bill directly to the crew leader. It's as simple as that!

Hear what a customer says

“I heard about His Workmanship through a google search online and I’m so thankful that I did. Eric was quick to respond to my emails and got me on the schedule right away. I had a huge landscape project that ended up taking well over 100 hours of labor. Each of the crews showed up on time and worked very hard shoveling river rock. I would highly recommend His Workmanship.” – Candy
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Great workers. Fast, friendly, and attentive to details.
Finally found a crew that understands how to transplant plants and do weeding. Very polite and thorough crew
The young men did an excellent job with my landscaping projects. They were efficient, effective and quick. I appreciate their politeness and hard work. I will definitely call His Workmanship in the future!
These young men worked diligently and accomplished the project very timely.
Crew was on time, worked quick and did the job exactly as requested. Would definitely hire again!
Gavin & Benji arrived early and worked diligently to navigate two stairways with four large pieces of furniture. This was such a good solution for my husband and me since we don't have the strength (or the backs) to do it ourselves.
As my husband is having medical issues and also caring for my 95 year old mother, the yard has gotten away from me. I asked the guys for some weeding help - they did a wonderful job! Not only that, but they were 2 very responsible young men - mature beyond their years! I would not hesitate to contact His Workmanship in the future and will recommend them highly!
The 2 young men (Cam and Seth) that came to my father's home to weed the yard worked during the heat wave and cleared so many of the weeds. I am hiring them again to complete the yard. They are worth the money! 🏡
Very professional and got the job done per my request.
Sam and Silas came at the expected time and were very nice and respectful. We went around yard to see what needed to be done and were very knowledgeable about the jobs. They worked hard and even helped my husband with some yard work. They accomplished all jobs. We would love to have them back
I could not have been more pleased. In 3 hrs. they picked every weed by hand, poured 24 bags of mulch so weeds would not come back, And I have 1/2 acre of land. They were both professional, respectable and very nice young men and very hard, fast workers. They accomplished all the yard work that I needed done. I highly recommend that you use this company for any work you need done. I promise you that you will not be disappointed.
From contact to booking to schedule availability to accountability and job completion, HisWorkmanship (Logan & Chris) are unrivaled in customer service with the highest level of execution. Only thing I wish was that I'd remembered to take before/after but it wouldn't have captured their energy tackling this project successfully. Communication and follow through was superb throughout!Respectful, responsible, and most highly recommended!
Wonderful company! Great crew! Will definitely use again.
These two young men were thorough, professional, courteous, and prompt. In addition, their fees are very reasonable! I’m looking forward to using their service again.
Communication and scheduling was easy and efficient, the young men showed up on time, were polite and completed everything I asked for
The Team did a great job raking leaves and removing weeds. They are very professional and made sure that they understood the job before starting it. They work very hard and are very gracious. I have used them numerous times and always had an excellent experience and outcome.
We cannot say enough good things about My Workmanship. Communication with Eric was clear and fantastic start to finish. The workers, Nate and Evan were prompt, courteous, hardworking and did a fantastic job. We are just thrilled and will definitely recommend this service to others. Thank you.Elizabeth and Alan FletcherMahtomedi, MN
The crew, Nick and Marco, arrived on time. They were courteous and did a really good job. Price was as advertised. Would use them again.
I would definitely hire again. The two young men worked hard to accomplish what I asked them to do.
The crew showed up early and were very kind. They worked very hard and did amazing work!! I will definitely reach out to them again. Enjoy the before and after photos!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Some rock installation companies charge by the cubic yard and others charge by the hour. It generally takes 1 person 1 hour to install 1 cubic yard of rock. Hourly rates tend to be $50 – $70 per hour per laborer. So if, for example, you need 10 cubic yards of rock spread, then it’ll probably cost between $550 – $650. As for calculations, 1 cubic yard = 1.15 tons and 1 cubic yard = 27 square feet.
River rock is the most popular choice for landscape rock around houses and it also happens to be one of the cheapest options too. River rock is usually priced at anywhere between $60 – $80 per yard. Crushed granite and pea gravel are on the lower price end too, but they are not nearly as common.
Most residential properties have river rock that is 3/4 inch to 1 1/2 inches. River rock is smooth, polished, medium-sized and adds a decorative aspect to garden beds. Pea gravel is the smallest option coming in at only 3/8 inches. Given the tiny size, pea gravel is a great choice for a playground or pathway. Crushed granite is a good selection if you have hilly terrain since it drains very well and will prevent puddling. Check out our recent blog to learn more about Landscaping Rocks to Use Around Homes: Type, Size and Color.
If you’re installing a different kind of rock than you already have in place, you will need to remove the old rock before laying new rock. While it may be tempting to just put new rock over old rock, this would be a mistake. The reason is because landscape rock that’s too deep will spill over into your grass. Also, if there is foot traffic on the rocks, the walking may cause the older layer of rocks to be exposed and this would look bad.
Start by clearing the rocks of any leaves or branches. If you have landscape fabric underneath the rock, then you won’t need to replace that unless it is in very bad condition. You should be left with an area that only has a weed barrier laid down and pinned to the ground. Then you’ll be ready to install stones.
You will need a shovel to scoop up the rocks and a wheelbarrow to relocate the rocks to areas that need it. Since rocks are heavy, you should only fill the wheelbarrow up about halfway full. Dump the wheelbarrow of rocks in separate areas so there are multiple rock piles. Then use a metal rake to spread out the rock evenly. For further reading on the topic, view our blog How to Spread Landscape Rock: Your Complete Guide to Installation.
You generally want to have a layer of rock that is roughly 2 inches thick. If you have less than that, the fabric will get exposed in some parts. If you have more than that, the rock may spill over the edging and into the grass. That said, when you order the landscape rock from a local supplier, you should err on the side of getting too much because it’s better to have rock too thick than too thin.
You should ask for a ballpark estimate on the total cost for your stone installation project. Be ready to share about how many tons of rock you ordered and how far the rock pile is from the landscape beds. Ask the rock installation service how long they’ve been doing it and what their process is like. Google their company name to make sure they have good reviews online. Click here to get a free estimate on rock installation from His Workmanship.

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His Workmanship is a Christian company

Our mission is to glorify God as we embody the gospel through our hard labor and our honest behavior. Our desire is to bring satisfaction to the customer as they seek to improve their property. We also desire to facilitate growth for students as they experience the business world from a Christian perspective.

Hear what a provider says

My name is Mike and this is my eighth summer since joining the His Workmanship network. I’ve been good friends with the owner ever since our college days. Our relationship has grown over the years and I felt very respected throughout the whole process. I can work when I want to work and I can take off however many days I need to rest. I would highly recommend for college students to get connected with the team at His Workmanship.

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