Types of Stone. Common types of landscaping stone include granite, slate, limestone, sandstone and bluestone. The marbled look of granite looks elegant when smooth and maintains a beautifully Stones Used in Landscaping | Home Guides | SF Gate Please note: You are currently browsing img landscaping design that is 2048x1536px in size. This image is listed in slate stone landscape ideas category. Stones Used in Landscaping Home Guides SF Gate, 2048x1536 in 882.91 KB.