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 […]
Landscaping Ideas for Asheville
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, […]
I think most business owners have someone or something – an idea, a book, a photo, a place, or a memory – that sparked their desire to start their business in the first place. Beyond that, there’s something that also keeps it going and inspires them to turn their business into the best possible version […]
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 […]
Installing hardscapes, like patios, walls, and outdoor fireplaces, provides great additions to your outdoor living space, as well as adding value to your home. Of course, there can be quite an investment required to have hardscaping features constructed, including the costs of designing, materials and labor. However, you’ll find that the investment is often one […]
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.
Hardscaping adds man-made features like stone walls and fountains to your yard. The results of hardscaping can undoubtedly bring out the best in your home’s curb appeal while giving you some added functionality with pathways, patios, and pergolas.
There’s no denying the beauty of the Asheville area, from its farmland to its rolling hills and mountains. But with these visual perks come several challenges that landowners and homeowners face when keeping their lots protected from erosion, stormwater runoff, and other issues that commonly affect the Asheville landscape.
The North Carolina mountains offer some of the best sights in the state, so it’s no surprise that homeowners love the area for its peaceful and stunning natural surroundings. However, many homes in this mountainous region sit on sloping lands with subtle to drastic drops in their front or backyards.