Any type of fire feature in your backyard will bring friends and family together during Asheville’s cool evenings and winter days. Toasting marshmallows, cozying up to the fire, laughing with friends, and many other activities are made more fun when it’s your own fire pit, installed in your own backyard, close to anything you might […]
There are certain features, upgrades, and additions that can significantly increase the value of your Asheville home, especially those that are constructed with natural stone. Whether you plan to sell your home soon and want to get a great price, or you just want to make sure that its value keeps increasing while you live […]
The city of Asheville is a beautiful place to live. It’s nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the natural landscape is lush and green due to mountain showers and winter snowfall. However, along with the rain and snow comes one potential issue that local homeowners have to deal with in western North Carolina, and […]
Installing or updating the hardscaping around your swimming pool can be a great experience. The design and hardscape features that you choose can create a beautiful and functional addition to the outdoor living space for you, your family, and friends. The area around your pool can become a complementary extension of your home’s design and […]
You can tell a lot about a home and its owner by the front yard. It’s the first impression of the home that visitors get. A front yard’s design can clue you into the tastes, preferences, creativity, and practicality of the owner. Hardscaping your front yard allows you to create the image you want visitors […]
When talking about landscaping, hardscaping is generally anything that is not vegetation. Hardscapes are man-made features or structures that may be constructed from manmade or natural elements. There are many different hardscapes that you will see in front of back yards. Decks, patios, walkways, driveways, fireplaces, walls, and steps are all examples of hardscapes.
Hardscaping a patio to your backyard is a great way to expand the living space of your home. Hardscaping is a term that refers to any of the non-living parts of a landscape, like walkways, walls, fire pits, driveways, steps, and of course, patios. Hardscape features are often designed to complement the softscaping, or vegetation, […]
You shelled out money to have a functional hardscape installed in your yard, and you want it to last for as long as possible. But, how long does hardscape last in your Western North Carolina yard?
When you envision the landscaping of your yard or property, it’s important that you consider both softscape and hardscape elements. Softscape refers to living horticultural elements in landscaping. It includes plants, flowers, flower beds, trees, shrubs, and the maintenance of those areas. Hardscaping refers to the elements of landscaping that are not living, that are […]
Is your backyard in need of a pick-me-up? The right mix of landscaping and hardscaping can be just what it needs to step out of its shell and become the place of relaxing and entertaining that you know it can be. Together, landscaping and hardscaping offer beauty, function, and convenience to your outdoor space.