It’s not fun to handle yard chores. You have to mow the lawn, edge your garden, and take care of any weeds you find. But once you’ve handled these chores, you’re left with a captivating outdoor living space. But what if you took your outdoor landscape to the next level and added hardscape features to add to the scenery? Consider adding these hardscaping features to your outdoor landscape.
Retaining walls are useful because they lower the amount of erosion you take from heavy rain, as well as help against flooding. They can protect your garden from intense heat and fend off brutal gusts of wind during the bitter cold of winter. If you want to protect what you have in your yard, retaining walls are a great hardscaping feature to install.
If you spend a lot of time outside, that means you walk on your grass often, and it can take a toll on your lawn over time. You could try reseeding your lawn from time to time, or you could add a new hardscaping feature to remedy this concern. By adding pathways to your outdoor landscape, your lawn doesn’t have to take the abuse from all of the foot traffic. Instead, you have a designated walkway to help guide traffic and lead you through your yard. Pathways can even be stylish. They can be made from cobblestone, bricks, and other materials.
Hardscaping features help raise the property value of your home, and ponds are the perfect way to help get more out of your house both in the short and long term. Water features like ponds provide a relaxing place to unwind after a stressful day. They also require minimal maintenance, so once they’re installed, you just have to sit back and enjoy. Then, if you ever plan to sell your house, having a gorgeous pond will help make your home more appealing to potential buyers.
Fire pits are the perfect hardscaping feature for enjoying the outdoors on a dark, cold night. It offers the light and warmth you need to keep the fun going after dark. They become a great hangout spot for entertaining guests and doing activities such as roasting marshmallows and stargazing.
Contact Lehnhoff’s Landscaping
At Lehnhoff Landscaping, we specialize in transforming your outdoor spaces into an extension of your home, while at the same time maintaining the integrity of the property and surrounding areas. From initial contact to project completion, our team turns your vision into reality and personally walks you through the entire process, step by step. Every detail is addressed to ensure that you come away with a finished product that exceeds your expectations.