So What Is Hardscaping, Anyway?

These days, the term “hardscaping” is bound to come up in any conversation about landscaping improvements…and for good reasons. Hardscaping is a great way to bring added form and function to your property while complementing the existing plantings in your landscape.

If you’re unsure of what hardscaping means, here’s a basic definition: Adding structural elements to a landscape that are made out of hard (non-plant) materials. Common hardscaping materials include stone, brick, water, wood and lighting.

There are all sorts of structural elements that can be created through hardscaping, such as:

  •  Walls
  •  Walkways
  •  Patios
  •  Water Features
  •  Terraces
  •  Decks
  • Cooking Areas
  •  Fireplaces or Fire Pits

A patio is just one of many hardscaping options to consider for your property

Properly planned and constructed, each of these items can transform the beauty of your landscape into a wonderful extension of your home. If you’re thinking of improving your landscape with hardscaping, there’s no time like the present!

INNOVATIONS IN HARDSCAPING: ECO-FRIENDLY PAVERS

Looking to add an environmentally friendly hardscaping element to your property? Consider creating (or renovating) a patio, terrace or garden path using recycled rubber pavers. these durable yet forgiving pavers come in a variety of colors and shapes. Some even come in mats that can easily be laid on top of an existing concrete patio for a quick and easy makeover!