Elements Of Hardscaping
Hardscaping refers to the use of materials such as brick, stone, concrete, and metal to improve the aesthetics of a patio, garden, fence or walls. Part of your landscaping will involve hardscaping and softscaping. The difference between the two is that softscaping involves plants while hardscaping involves inanimate materials. You can either hire someone to hardscape your place or do it yourself.
Projects that involve tile and concrete patios, stone walls and steps, wrought iron and wooden fences, gazebos and decks can be considered structures for hardscaping. Also included in hardscaping are gravel paths and fountains. Popular products made of stone that are perfect for the outdoors are flagstone, copings, treads, caps, ledger stone and pavers. They can also be used in wall caps, pool areas, steps and column caps.
Instead of keeping a lawn one can decide to do away with it and do hardscaping which …