Monthly Archive: September 2017

Design A Wow-Worthy Outdoor Space With These Home Hardscaping Features

When you are planning your outdoor living space, you can’t overlook even a single element of both landscaping and hardscaping. 

Here, we will talk about how to rejuvenate your garden space simply by paying much attention to crucial hardscaping features. Hardscape is all about solid paths, walkways, patios, steps, edging, pool decks and other hard spaces added to the natural landscaping to beautify it and for means of comfort. You have endless options with hardscape; you opt for a brick paver patio, outdoor gazebo, fireplace or water fountain or even a fully-developed outdoor living room. The choice is yours!

Some of the popular hardscaping features are discussed below:

Outdoor Water Fountain – If you want to lend your garden space a never-dying impression of coolness, an outdoor water fountain has no exception. It gives a feeling coolness and freshness as the fountain murmurs and gurgles. It’s one of the most picturesque elements that bring an unmatched charm to your outdoor living area. Surround a stone water fountain with settings of vivid flower plants.

Garden Benches – The ideal material for building fix garden benches is marble, terra cotta, wood, stone and wrought iron. If you are looking for the cheapest and the most popular material, wood makes the best choice for you. Stone benches work well to add in hardscaping when it has to be installed in the formal garden. Stone benches provide the perfect medium to reflect the garden as a manicured and well-maintained landscape.

Gazebos & Summer Houses – Do you love spending a relaxing or entertaining time outdoor? If you say yes, then installing gazebo or quaint summer house in the back backyard is the best way to hide away. You can place it on a slope from where you can oversee the garden, or you can also get it besides a pool.

In evry manner, this hardscape feature adds a wow and eye-catching favour to your outdoor living space. It makes the most comfortable spot around your home where you can spend quality outdoor time with your family and loved ones.

Paving Designs – Garden paving is another popular hardscaping features these days. You can design patios, steps, siding, walkways, a new driveway installation or other hard components using paving stones. Pavers are available in a huge variety of shapes, sizes, materials, and colors. Talking about the material, you can choose among concrete, brick, rubber tile, flagstone, cobblestone, marble, granite stone, etc. Flagstone is an ideal choice for hardscaping a path. It’s because it harmonizes more easily than other materials with colour, texture, and foliage of the garden.

Installing Rock Garden – Homeowners are adding rock gardens to their backyard not only because it brings a visual charm. But, it’s because this hardscape feature allows you to grow your favourite and healthy herbs, lovely plants or anything you like to grow. The size of this backyard rock garden varies according to the features of the landscape of your home. It’s true that geometric shapes of modern hardscape demand less effort than other styles of your home. But make sure it compliments the overall personality of your house.