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Gardens Provide Visitors with Tranquility at The Awakenings Center

The Awakenings Center for Inner Healing and Empowerment is an incorporated non-profit public charity that aims to help members of the community with various types of spiritual healing practices. Located in Asheville, North Carolina, the Awakenings Center welcomes anyone who is looking for personal healing of the mind, body, or spirit, with a focus on […]

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Outdoor Stone Fireplace Maintenance and Care

There is nothing better for a family gathering, party, or a cozy fall evening than an outdoor fireplace. And when your fireplace is made of beautiful natural stone, it’s more than just a way to stay warm, it’s an appealing aesthetic that adds to the experience. For that reason, you’ll want to keep it clean […]

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The Compass Rose Garden at Veterans Healing Farm

In 2017, we installed a rose garden at the Veterans Healing Farm in Hendersonville to help improve the drainage in an area of the farm’s land that wasn’t a favorable spot for growing. With its raised beds and compass rose design, the garden has grown to be a beautiful and meaningful addition to the property.

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Stone Driveways: a Beautiful, Low-Maintenance Solution for Asheville

Stone driveways are meant to last decades, add beauty to your home, and to remain low maintenance throughout their lifespan. And when you have the right stone driveway contractor, all those things will happen. A stone driveway installed correctly will look great for better than 30 years with little effort beyond an occasional cleaning. Daily […]

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Should You Hire a Professional for Your Hardscaping Project?

Hardscaping brings beauty and functionality to your yard. Hardscaping elements, like a concrete patio, brick walkways, and stone walls, not only increase your property value, but they can also give you entertaining space and relaxing areas to unwind. They even aid some of the most common issues homeowners face in the Asheville, North Carolina area, […]

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What’s the Difference Between Hardscapes and Softscapes?

Have you ever seen a yard that looks like a chaotic tangle of plants, grass and trees? Or a beautiful stone fountain that’s dwarfed by tall trees? A perfectly-landscaped yard is made up of hardscapes and softscapes that balance and complement each other. Too much hardscaping and your yard can look sterile. But too much […]

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What is Hardscape Design?

What’s the point in having a stunningly landscaped yard if you and your family can’t enjoy it? Hardscape design transforms a humdrum yard into a private oasis where you can rest, wander and entertain.

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