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What to Consider when Choosing a Hardscape Design | Am Landscaping

Hardscaping your property will allow you and your family to enjoy the great outdoors much more. A porch or patio allows you a retreat where you can escape for a bit of peace and quiet, or enjoy the sunshine on a cold winter’s morning rather than being locked up inside. There are so many benefits to hardscaping your Macomb Michigan property

Unlike living plants, hardscaping elements are not alive, so they require no water, mowing, pruning, sun, etc. In short there is very little to no maintenance required for hardscapes. The right hardscaping can really add an interesting dimension to your landscape, not to mention the fact that it can also be functional. If you're looking at hardscape design, here are some things you should take into consideration first.

Perhaps the biggest consideration when choosing hardscaping is its purpose. Just a few things hardscaping can be used for include:

  • Creating a walkways, elements that your guests can enjoy more of your property

  • Adding a seating area

  • Create a privacy in your yard and help to separate boundary lines between close neighbors.

  • Creating a focal point for property

  • Breaking up the landscape into sections so that it can serve multiple purposes

  • help to reduce erosion opportunities

What hardscaping elements would you like to add to your property?

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