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Phone for delivery Call (250) 758-2401 to book your delivery – we strive for same-day service.

Reserve a delivery time Book a delivery for today, tomorrow, or any time in the future.

Pick-up gravel mart Stop by our yard to pick-up yourself – we load while you wait!

Our beautiful River Rock product.

Why Sharecost?

  • Large, consistent selection
  • Re-stocked on a regular basis
  • Located right in Central Nanaimo
  • Open Sunday for most of the season
  • No minimum or maximum order
  • Pick-up yourself...
  • Or book a quick delivery
  • Skid-steer loader & operator on site
  • Good, honest prices

How much?

Use our handy Material Calculator to quickly and accurately estimate how much product you’ll need to cover an area.

Which product?

Read our Gravel School article for detailed info on how to choose the correct bulk products for your project.

Not listed?

Looking for something that’s not listed below? There’s a good chance we can get it for you. For example, we offer 3"-Minus Clear Crush and 3" Pit Run (MOT Spec) in large quantities, even though they aren’t listed online. Just call (250) 758-2401 and ask!

Large Orders

Most of our bulk materials have a large volume price, either offered per tonne or as a percentage discount. This price is offered when you order large amounts of material (12-24 tonnes or 10+ yards) and have it delivered in our tandem-axle dump truck. You can find all of the details here.

Driveway & Pathway Chip

Cart Path ChipClick for Larger Photo

Bin # 04

Cart Path Chip

You’ve seen it on your favourite golf course as the gravel on the golf cart paths – now the same great chips are available for your own yard!

Cart Path Chip is an excellent blend of 1/4” minus rock full of loose material that compacts to a tough base. Because this material packs tightly it is ideal for garden pathways: comfortable to walk on, and easy to push a fully loaded wheelbarrow on top of.

For those golfers out there, this is THE product that builds the firm base under our artificial grass putting green kits. Yes, your oasis awaits!

  • 1 Yard: $57.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $45.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $36.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $29.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $24.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $22.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Cedar ChipClick for Larger Photo

Bin # 07

Cedar Chip

Medium to coarse grind. Very soft (spongy) underfoot: excellent for natural pathways and damp areas. This chip is aromatic and due to the natural oils in cedar, the chip rots very slowly compared to other mulched wood products – and this helps to create a durable long-lasting natural ground layer.

Excellent for slopes and due to the coarser nature (than bark mulch) this cedar mulch is less prone to moving around in windy areas.

We DO NOT recommend using this as a mulch on planting beds because the oils can harm/inhibit landscape plant growth. Used appropriately, however, it is an excellent weed controller!

  • 1 Yard: $60.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $49.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $38.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $28.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $24.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $50.00 per yard
    – minimum order: 12 yards
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Dark Fractured, 1”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 06

Dark Fractured, 1”

Dollar for dollar, our 1” Dark Fractured is one of the best values in our yard. It offers a consistent olive-grey colour normally found in more expensive decorative stones.

  • 1 Yard: $55.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $43.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $34.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $25.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $21.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $24.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Dark Fractured, 1/2”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 05

Dark Fractured, 1/2”

The loosely-graded 1/2” Dark Fractured stone is perfect for landscaping walkways, loose patios, or as an inexpensive ground-cover for that extra parking space. Colour is a consistent olive-grey.

  • 1 Yard: $69.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $56.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $44.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $32.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $27.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.50
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $28.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Driveway Chip, 3/8”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 19

Driveway Chip, 3/8”

The most common driveway gravel, Driveway Chips are a 3/8” minus rock full of loose material that compacts into a tough base.

This product is great for any project that needs a compact chip – driveways, parking spaces, and pathways are all perfect candidates for Driveway Chip.

  • 1 Yard: $54.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $43.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $34.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $25.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $22.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $22.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Fractured Rock, 3/4”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 25

Fractured Rock, 3/4”

A consistent 3/4” in size, our Fractured granite rock works well as a slightly loose pathway or driveway gravel, and does provide some drainage as well.

Fractured Rock is commonly used for “cleaning up” areas, and provides a great balance of price and aesthetics.

  • 1 Yard: $54.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $44.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $34.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $26.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $22.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $24.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details

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Decorative Gravel

Village Creek, 1/2”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 16

Village Creek, 1/2”

Our Village Creek stone is a beautiful and economical mixture of white and blue/green limestone – the 1/2” size works especially well as a hard-packing pathway gravel.

  • 1 Yard: $89.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $75.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $59.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $42.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $36.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $5.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $51.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Village Creek, 3/4”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 17

Village Creek, 3/4”

The 3/4” Village Creek limestone mixture is great for covering large areas with a bit of pizzazz – this colourful stone is a beautiful accent choice as well.

  • 1 Yard: $89.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $75.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $59.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $42.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $36.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $5.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $51.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details

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Drain Rock & Round Rock

Drain Rock, 1-1/2”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 12

Drain Rock, 1-1/2”

Slightly larger – and a little harder to shovel – than the 3/4”, our 1–1/2” Drain Rock is another great option for either drainage or decoration. It also provides slightly better drainage than the 3/4”.

  • 1 Yard: $49.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $41.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $33.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $23.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $19.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $22.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Drain Rock, 3/4”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 11

Drain Rock, 3/4”

A standard, round rock used for drainage – 3/4” Drain Rock also works well for making natural looking decorative areas, such as river beds.

Try mixing with the 2“–12” River Rock!

  • 1 Yard: $49.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $41.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $33.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $23.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $19.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $22.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Pea Gravel, 1/2”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 26

Pea Gravel, 1/2”

The standard gravel for exposed aggregate concrete and playgrounds, Pea Gravel is a “soft”, round rock, about 1/2” in diameter.

And because it’s so loose, Pea Gravel is not usually recommended for pathways – unless you’re planning on being barefoot most of the time!

  • 1 Yard: $58.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $46.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $37.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $27.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $23.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $26.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
River Rock, 2” to 12”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 08

River Rock, 2” to 12”

Perfect for landscaping projects wanting that “natural look”, our 2“–12” River Rock takes your dry riverbed to the next level! Equally great for covering large decorative areas or using a few rocks here and there to add some size contrast to your landscape.

Pro tip: combine the River Rock with both sizes of Drain Rock to achieve that authentic riverbed look!

  • 1 Yard: $58.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $46.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $37.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $27.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $23.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $24.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details

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Sand

Bedding Sand (coarse)Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 09

Bedding Sand (coarse)

A coarse, general purpose sand. Great for bedding water pipe or irrigation lines in trenches, turning into sand bags, and laying underneath paving stones.

Because it’s coarse, Bedding Sand will not compact, and is not suitable for sandboxes – try the Masonry Sand instead.

  • 1 Yard: $34.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $26.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $20.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $17.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $14.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $2.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $12.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Concrete Sand (coarse)Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 03

Concrete Sand (coarse)

A washed, coarse sand – generally used in the creation of concrete. Since Concrete Sand is similar in consistency to the Bedding Sand, it also works for filling and levelling.

  • 1 Yard: $51.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $41.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $33.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $24.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $19.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $19.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Masonry SandClick for Larger Photo

Bin # 02

Masonry Sand

When paired with cement, our fine, washed Masonry Sand is ideal for grouting or brick laying, or for levelling inflatable pools.

And since it’s clean and fine, Masonry Sand works great in sandboxes – the kids will love it!

  • 1 Yard: $67.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $55.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $42.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $32.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $28.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.50
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $33.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details

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Gravel Mixtures & Fill

Fill Material*Click for Larger Photo

Bin # n/a

Fill Material*

If you’re looking for an economical material to be used as non-structural fill, our Fill Material is a great option. Please note that Fill Material does not adhere to any technical specification, and as such it is not recommended for any structural applications.

  • This product is subject to availability, and may not always be in stock; please call (250) 758-2401 to confirm.
  • 1 Yard: $18.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $15.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $11.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $9.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $7.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $1.50
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – Not available on this product
Road Base, 3/4”Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 20

Road Base, 3/4”

Road Base is built to pack. A dense mixture of rock and sand made for strong, hard-packing bases, Road Base is perfect for use under paving stones (under the bedding sand layer), retaining wall blocks, poured concrete slabs, or roadways.

This product is also commonly referred to as ‘3/4” Minus’, ‘3/4” Crush’, or ‘Road Pack’.

  • 1 Yard: $42.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $32.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $27.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $21.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $18.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $2.50
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $15.00 per tonne
    – minimum order: 14 tonnes
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details

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Top Soil & Garden Soil

Black Garden MixClick for Larger Photo

Bin # 15

Black Garden Mix

Black Garden Mix is our highest quality soil, featuring a rich mixture of peat, chicken manure, and soil.

Perfect for flower beds and vegetable gardens alike – just add plants and bone meal!

  • 1 Yard: $62.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $50.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $39.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $29.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $25.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $52.00 per yard
    – minimum order: 12 yards
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Sandy Lawn TopsoilClick for Larger Photo

Bin # 13

Sandy Lawn Topsoil

Similar to our Garden Soil, our Premium-Grade Lawn Top Soil also features chicken manure, peat, and soil, but has a higher content of fine sand.

The addition of sand improves drainage, and makes it easy to spread in thin layers – a perfect choice for establishing or top-dressing lawns.

  • 1 Yard: $54.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $44.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $35.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $26.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $22.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $44.00 per yard
    – minimum order: 12 yards
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Screened DirtClick for Larger Photo

Bin # 14

Screened Dirt

The Screened Dirt is ideal and economical for filling the bottom of large garden beds, or planting hardy vegetation, and you can always mix it to make your own garden soil.

  • 1 Yard: $39.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $33.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $26.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $19.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $16.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $2.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $31.00 per yard
    – minimum order: 12 yards
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details

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Mulch & Compost

Dark Bark (composted)Click for Larger Photo

Bin # 21

Dark Bark (composted)

Dark Bark is a 2-year composted fir/hemlock bark mulch with a rich, dark-brown (nearly black) colour.

Priced right in between the Fir Bark Mulch and the Fish Compost, it’s great for your garden and your wallet!

  • 1 Yard: $57.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $48.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $37.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $29.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $23.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $3.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $47.00 per yard
    – minimum order: 15 yards
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Fir Bark MulchClick for Larger Photo

Bin # 23

Fir Bark Mulch

Our cedar-free bark mulch is a rich mixture of reds and browns. The medium/fine size chips are made up of a mixture of fir and hemlock. Great as a garden-topper: helps retain moisture and gives a clean, tidy look.

  • 1 Yard: $29.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $22.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $17.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $14.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $11.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $2.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $23.00 per yard
    – minimum order: 15 yards
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details
Fish CompostClick for Larger Photo

Bin # 24

Fish Compost

A nutritious mixture of fish-offal, sawdust, and soils, our Fish Compost is a beautiful rich black, and works brilliantly in place of bark mulch.
Our Fish Compost is also certified by the Organic Materials Review Institute.

  • 1 Yard: $79.00
  • 2/3 Yard: $63.00
  • 1/2 Yard: $49.00
  • 1/3 Yard: $37.00
  • 1/4 Yard: $30.00
  • 5 Gallon Pail: $4.00
  • Large Volume Pricing
    – $65.00 per yard
    – minimum order: 15 yards
    – applicable on deliveries only
    complete details

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About large-volume deliveries.

We are happy to offer greatly reduced pricing on most of our products when you order large volumes and have it delivered in our tandem-axle dump truck.

  • Minimum orders apply in order to receive the discounted rates: please refer to the individual items above.
  • For tonnage deliveries, we cannot specify an exact weight from the supplier. Actual loads will vary slightly from estimate.
  • For sand and gravel products, we assume 1.2 tonnes = 1 cubic yard. This is an approximation.
  • We must deliver the product in our tandem-axle dump truck in order to receive the discounted rates.
  • We have a trailer (a.k.a. the "pup") that can be towed behind our tandem-axle dump truck. This trailer can haul approximately 10–12 tonnes of additional material.
  • Delivery charges are extra. Refer to our deliveries page for current rates (large-volume pricing is based on the "Dual-axle dump truck" or "Dual-axle dump truck & trailer" rates).
  • The tandem truck is usually not available on Saturday or Sunday.

Questions about large-volume deliveries? Please call us at the store at (250) 758-2401. We can help arrange a delivery or clear up any questions you may have.

Book Your Delivery

Phone for delivery Call (250) 758-2401 to book your delivery – we strive for same-day service.

Reserve a delivery time Book a delivery for today, tomorrow, or any time in the future.

Pick-up gravel mart Stop by our yard to pick-up yourself – we load while you wait!

Note: We strive for same-day delivery whenever possible, but sometimes our trucks and drivers will book up completely. Remember to call in advance to secure a delivery day and time that works best for you!

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You Pick-Up

Bring in your pick-up truck or trailer and have our trained operators load your vehicle with our skid-steer loader. Note: we cannot load your truck if you have a canopy or tonneau cover installed.

No Minimum Order

There’s no minimum order on bulk materials when you pick-up or book a delivery. Feel free to bring in any container you like to haul our materials away in, and our staff will estimate the volume.

We Deliver

We provide a fast delivery service for all of our products. Our smallest dump truck carries up to 3 yards, the next truck holds up to 5 yards, and our tandem-axle truck carries around 12 yards (or nearly double that with the pup). Please refer to our delivery page for pricing and complete details.

Take Multiple Trips

If you find that your truck can’t take all of the material you bought in one trip, just take as many trips as you need to haul it home safely – our staff will mark your receipt so you can come back at your convenience for the balance.