The term hardscape or hard landscape is widely being used by practitioners of landscape architecture
when they want to describe the construction materials which are used to improve a landscape by design. The corresponding term soft landscape
materials however is used in order to describe vegetative materials such as plants, grasses
, shrubs, trees etc. that are being used to improve landscape or outdoor space.
Hardscape is commonly being utilized in the built environment structures that are incorporated into a landscape. Hardscaping often allows the perfect formation of man-made landscaping features that would otherwise be impossible because of soil erosion, some that will compensate for large amounts of human traffic that would cause wear on bare earth or grass.
There is, however, more to hard-landscaping than just paving and drainage, and it is often these other features that will make the noticeable difference between an average job and something special. Some of these features are straightforward and they require no explanation, such as boulder arrangements or patio seating.
Hard landscape is usually consisting of the most expensive part of a particular garden revamp and it’s going to be there for quite a long time. Often this is a rare opportunity for homeowners to install a favorite garden feature, which can be a focal point or adds an interesting feature into the garden. This is often a key part of the structure of a garden and apart from being functional, hard landscape should be attractive and in keeping with the house and the rest of the garden
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and let them assist and advise you on this matter to provide you with the hard landscaping that will turn your once boring and unused spaces in your yard into a recreational space with beautiful design to complement the whole environment.