Frost Heave Explained

Have you ever walked outside on a cold winter morning and noticed that your plants have moved? Or that your deck has shifted and some of your stonework isn’t quite as straight? You aren’t imagining things; this natural occurrence is called frost heave.

Types of Hardscaping Materials for Your Landscape

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

Patio after Power Washing

Guide to Removing Stains from Your Patio

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!

How to Divide a Large Backyard

How To Divide A Large Backyard Space For Function & Beauty

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

Hardscaping Basics

Hardscaping Basics: Why it’s Perfect for Your Outdoor Living Space

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