Landscaping Ideas for Asheville

Living in Asheville means you probably live on some kind of slope. And if you live in the mountains, you likely have some experience with stormwater runoff. That kind of environment requires landscaping ideas to deal with:

  • A driveway that winds its way down to the street
  • A front yard that slopes gently from your porch to the sidewalk
  • A steep slope in your backyard that raises the hair on anyone afraid of heights
  • Countless other types of slopes on your property

Landscaping ideas that target steep slope construction, soil erosion control and the balance between ecological soundness and aesthetic beauty are not common. In fact, Ambrose Landscapes is one of the few professional landscape contractors in the Asheville area to combine residential stormwater management experience with the certifications and licenses to back it up.

Enjoy these videos below of a professional who’s called upon regularly to fill in the blanks for local engineers and builders. After extensive coursework in steep slope design and residential stormwater management, countless hours with local farmers, and using stone landscaping ideas to fit mountain properties, Steve Ambrose has a lot to share with you.

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Do You Need a Landscape Contractor or a Landscape Architect?

When you have a landscaping project that you want to do to upgrade the look and value of your home, it’s crucial that you hire the right company for the job. Otherwise, the final look and function of the project may not be what you envisioned. You might be confused as to whether you need […]

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Is Your Hardscaping Project ADA Compliant?

Hardscaping adds beauty, function, and even some fun to your backyard or business. While you’re busy dreaming of the ultimate hardscaping oasis, regulations, specifications, and if your project is ADA complaint may be the last thing on your mind.

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How Do You Ensure Hardscaping Around Your Pool is Safe?

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 […]

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