A family owned and operated small business, The Rock Pile has been serving this community for over 25 years. Our focus has always been on building relationships with our customers by offering excellent products and knowledgeable advice. Our atmosphere is warm and welcoming and when you walk in our door, you’re family! From landscape stone to mulch to gravel to beautiful plants to great dirt to grow your love in, The Rock Pile has everything you need to blossom.
Starting to think about spring time? Getting ready for spring plantings? Here at The Rock Pile we have Burpee seeds in stock. We have a wide variety of Heirloom seeds, as well as perennials, annuals, and vegetables. To get you in the mood to plant your seeds I’ve suggested some vegetable seeds that are fairly [...]
March is here, we’re heading for spring, and it’s time to start planning for the party Nature’s going to soon have in your yard. Amongst those attending will be nesting birds. Breeding season is the one time of year that birds cannot escape danger by flying away. For as long as the egg-hatching and fledgling takes, they’re all stuck at the nest. Different birds have evolved different strategies for protection, including stealth and camouflage. But if you’ve got a mated pair scoping out your yard, there are some additional ways you can help them out.
Bird Houses that are fun and functional. Bobbos are hand-carved and hand-painted. Bobbo bird houses are produced from fast growth renewable albesia wood. The paints and finishes used are non-toxic. These unique, functional birdhouse designs come complete with cleanouts, a necessity for our flying friends. Large entrance hole will attract a wide variety of songbirds. [...]
Some of our customers have reported seeing Eastern Bluebirds in their yards recently! They (the birds, not the customers) normally are south at this time of year and return in early spring. So if you’re lucky enough to host a few, treat them right! Given their choice, bluebirds eat insects and worms in the warmer months and [...]
Spring is coming! And believe it or not, it’s already time to start those seeds indoors for stronger and more productive plants. Starting seeds indoors can save you money versus buying plants later in the season. It also gives you a chance to try your hand at plants not otherwise available, or those that grow [...]
STARTING FEBRUARY 10th! Come in to Win Free Feeder Draw FAQ’s WHAT CAN I WIN? One of 120 Squirrel Buster Standard, 18 Squirrel Buster Finch or 12 Squirrel Buster Plus. WHEN DOES THE FREE FEEDER DRAW BEGIN? You can visit The Rock Pile and receive their unique store code starting Monday February 10th The first [...]
A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren’t we like that wise old bird? -Edward Hersey Richards With all the recent snowy owl sightings lately, picking the bird of the month was easy! While you can’t attract [...]
You may have noticed that we’re having some weather! In order to make winter a little easier on your outdoor friends, make sure the food you put out stays fresh and dry. Here are three low-maintenance ways to give the birds your best. Weather Dome: The 12″ diameter Weather Dome by Aspects is molded of [...]
The Brown Creeper One of the few birds who comes TO Ohio for winter! The male and female are identical, about 5” long, small, and thin. Their heads, wings, and back are a speckled brown and white, with their underside being white from chin to belly. Their thin, curved bill is excellent for digging insects [...]
We are so excited to announce the winner of our Free Bird Feed for a Year drawing! Congratulations to Lori Wright! Lori will be able to try a different feed each month or stick with her favorites. It’s up to her. Stay tuned for future drawings and contests!
Join us Saturday December 28th for a Special Sale for you, our Favorite Customers! Saturday 8am-5pm Very Special Customer Pricing Live Music by Emily Keener 1pm-4pm Lottery Ticket Door Prizes 25% – 75% off Almost everything in the store…including bird feeders and houses* *does not include bird feed, wild animal feed, snow shovels, firewood, propane, [...]