Hardscape is any man-made solid addition to your landscape to make a contrast your plants or environmental structure. This includes step stones, concrete paths, stamped concrete, and more. This addition, of the hardscape of your choice, to your front or back yard can have many benefits.
Stepping Stones or Paths
Stepping stones and paths can help guide traffic to certain area(s). It can also minimize the area of any living ground cover or grass and restrict weed growth, making your landscape lower maintenance. These are great for a simple addition to your outdoor aesthetic.
Patio & Decks
Patios can help make a defined living area in your outdoor yard. In addition to this, patios can offer an extra living area and for gatherings outdoors. For some, it can also mean decreasing yard maintenance if a patio is built where vegetation was once growing. You can also add furniture to your liking or even a barbeque area for summer family gatherings.
Wood Chips & River Rocks
Wood Chips can be used to add some color and contrast in a natural way along with restricting weed growth. River rocks can also add some contrast as decoration along a path to further define the pathway. Both are great options for adding natural elements in your front or back yard.
Concrete & Brick
Concrete and brick slabs can be made in order to add some small details to your outdoor areas. Concrete can be stamped and be used to make pathways, stepping stones, and as driveways. Concrete can also be added without a stamp/design and can be used
Sitting / Retaining Wall
Retaining walls, also known as sitting walls, are also a great option for changing up your outdoor landscape design. Retaining walls are excellent to define border of your back or front yard and also double as extra seating outdoors. Retaining walls also prevent any spillover of dirt from planters or erosion in times of rain. This is a flexible option for many different types of outdoor landscape designs or aesthetic of your choice.
Block walls are tall and solid boundaries that are made from bricks or blocks to set boundaries to an area or property and increase privacy. These are also most favorable for those who seek protection in their outdoor areas, especially for pets.