The Importance of Hardscape in your Properties Landscape.


The Importance of Hardscape in your Properties Landscape.

Hardscape and softscape are both aspects necessary to make a landscape fully functional, adding usability to the area of your property.

Hardscape are the concrete, bricks, and stone components in your yard, which you walk on or which seperate areas of your yard.

Softscape are growing areas of grass or flowers, shrubs, succulents, and trees.

A balance in these kinds of areas keep your property useful and pleasant to be in and use for entertaining and leisure.

A retaining wall is a sturdy structure often made out of stone or brick that’s meant to hold soil in place. It’s frequently used on hills and slopes to separate soil that’s at two different elevations, which can help to prevent soil erosion and create usable space in an area which would otherwise be too steep or covered by soils or prone to erosion.

Hardscape can be thought of as, parts of the landscape, like paths of paving, and stone walkways. Hardscape is solid and unchanging, not growing.

Other examples of hardscape include retaining walls, pavers for paths or patios, outdoor kitchens, water features, gazebos, decks, and driveways.

Hardscape materials have different effects and use around your property, such as directing water runoff and drainage.

Hardscaping can be a benefit in a garden if placing a retaining wall where the retained area can be used as a garden or flower planter.

Make wise use out of hardscape features to add value to your property by stamping or coloring the concrete or using decorative stone which will beautify your property and add value to your home.

Lawrence Ramirez RME South Pacific Concrete Kailua Kona, Hawaii.
Lramirez@southpacificconcrete.com
Southpacificconcrete.com

Planter wall with cantilever top and steps.
Salt texture, and color stained concrete.
Salt-sweat textured concrete walk with grass strip, and color in the mix.
Retaining planter with concrete detailed areas.

Lava stamped colored concrete walk pads.

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