What can you add to your landscape to make it more creative and functional? My best guess would be a hardscape feature.
While flowers and plants contribute to a healthy lawn, hardscape design features can create a seamless blend with your home architecture.
Plus, the landscape features provide a permanent design which cannot be said about plants and flowers that may wither with time.
Popular designs of Hardscape features for residential landscaping range from
- Decks and patios etc.
These features not only add luxury and long-lasting beauty to your outdoor space, they can also be functional and make life easier.
Functions of hardscape designs in residential landscaping
Gazebos or a covered patio can help create shelter for you and your family as well as be a glam welcoming feature into your backyard.
- Low maintenance
If you’re not a fan of mowing your lawn all the time, building new structures like a flagstone patio, paver walkways or decks can potentially reduce the grass surface, hence reducing your lawn maintenance.
- Privacy purposes
Building a fence around your property will define your property’s boundary as well as provide privacy for your home.
Where to start
So, if you’re thinking of venturing into a hardscaping project, it is important to work with a contractor who is familiar with hardscaping designs.
These professionals are well aware of the various features that work for different landscape sizes and how to best incorporate them into your existing landscape.
All you have to do is have a design idea, get your budget ready and find the right contractor for the job.