Using hardscape concepts is a great way to beautify your outdoor living areas and lessen your landscape maintenance. This type of landscaping can add a new dimension to the look of your home, but you always have to weigh your expectations against what you can actually achieve. There are factors that have to be considered … Read more
Landscaping is split into two main design elements: hardscaping and softscaping. Hardscaping includes materials that make pathways, patios, retaining walls, and stairs. They create curb appeal, organization, and outdoor living spaces. Softscaping is incorporated around hardscaping. It is the flowers, soil, grass, and trees that breathe life into the rest of the area. To create … Read more
Is your concrete, stone, or brick patio showing signs of a busy summer? Stains from mustard, berries, red wine, grease, rust, sap, mold, soot, or compost can become permanent blotches on your hardscaping. Taking steps from our guide to removing stains from your patio now can keep them from becoming everlasting reminders of that grilling disaster or potting nightmare!
Dividing backyard space for function and beauty begins with deciding which unique spaces will be most beneficial to you. Have you always wanted a garden or are you looking for a space for meditation? After you have thought about what would go into your oasis, it’s time to consider how to create a functional backyard. … Read more
There are a variety of ways to make a yard low maintenance with curb appeal while still being accommodating to friends and family. Finding the right balance for your outdoor living space goes beyond adding plants and having a lush lawn. Consider hardscaping your backyard for a long-lasting outdoor space and use diverse materials to … Read more
Steps can be the answer to a difficult lay-out in your yard. If you have a 100 year old tree or a small stream in the middle of where you want to have your patio seating area or garden then an artistic stair design that incorporates your yard’s unique attributes is a great way to tie everything together.