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Ask a Designer: Step Options in Landscaping

When it comes to landscaping, the choices for steps are as varied as the gardens they lead to. From the rustic charm of natural stone steps to the modern allure of concrete, each option offers its own unique blend of functionality and style. Whether you’re looking for a seamless transition from your porch to your …Read more

Ask a Designer: Retaining Wall Options

Retaining walls can be used as a design feature in landscaping but often, they are included out of necessity. Most, not necessarily all, landscapes come with grade changes. So, depending on how you want to use the space, you may need to install a retaining wall. There are a few options for retaining walls, each …Read more

The Advantages of Designing Hardscaping and Softscaping Together

When it comes to transforming your outdoor space, the terms “hardscaping” and “softscaping” are often used interchangeably. However, these two elements play distinct roles in creating a harmonious outdoor environment. Hardscaping Hardscaping refers to the non-living, structural elements of an outdoor space. This includes features such as patios, walkways, retaining walls, decks, and any other …Read more

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