Summer is here and it’s time to bask in the sun’s lovely glow! Tis’ the time when kids are getting out of school, BBQ’s are rolling out and pool parties are a must. What some people don’t even realize is that Summer is also a great time to make your yard your own private resort with these proper hardscaping tips and techniques.
Hardscape or “Hardscaping” is an important part of landscaping and it refers to the inanimate elements of landscaping. Decks, patios, fences walls, paving stones, concrete and even a spa or pool is part of hardscape. Before you consider having hardscape elements in your yard, consider preparing the ground to ensure proper drainage. Without proper drainage, your yard will be fraught with lawn-related problems.
Other Hardscaping items include:
- Stone walls
- Paved walkways
- Tiled paths
- Wooden Decks
- Water Fountains
Honestly, any element used in landscaping that is not a tree, flower or plant can be considered a hardscape element. Though you know what hardscaping is and know what you can add to your yard–you may wonder how this could even help your yard at all? We composed a set list of reasons why hardscaping may be vital to having a lush, fun and energetic yard.
Hardscape elements can..
- If you add a tiled path, you easily create a unique atmosphere.
- You can reduce yard maintenance
- Increase your outdoor living space and decrease energy spent on moving your lawn
- Enhance your outdoor living space and be able to throw BBQ’s, parties and family get-together’s on your freshly maintained yard
- Correct water damage issues
- Helps create architectural support for the design and layout of your yard
Interested in having hardscape elements? Contact Lehnhoff’s Landscaping for a thorough consultation on hardscaping, softscaping and even with adding water features into your yard.
Lehnhoff’s Landscaping prides itself on providing clients with individualized Landscaping upgrade consultation!
If you have any questions, please contact Lehnhoff’s Landscaping by calling 443.921.5789 or visit LehnoffsLandscaping.com today!
Rob Lehnhoff meets directly with every prospective client to see the space and hear the vision straight from you, the homeowner. Lehnhoff is committed not only to quality work, but to excellent customer service. We guarantee that there will always be a person onsite who can communicate directly with you as well as make any necessary decisions.
In most cases, Rob himself is onsite for the duration of a project. Periodically, during the installation, we sit down with you to ensure that the project is coming along to expectation. This way, we can tweak things along the way if need be. It’s our job to make sure you are happy with the final product.
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