Hardscaping & Stonework Articles



Professional Landcare Network (PLANET)
From driveways and walkways to patios and pool surrounds, hardscaping brings luxurious appeal to any home. Read the articles below to learn how retaining walls, sculptures, paving, and stonework add beauty and balance throughout a property. Learn more about different kinds of hardscaping materials including concrete, brick, flagstone, stone, and faux rock. Get buying tips and gather design ideas for your outdoor space.

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Paving the Way for Your Outdoor Space


Pavers can be made of concrete, brick, or natural stone. Learn which type best fits your budget and style, and view popular patterns to complement your home. Read more >>


A Rockin' Resort: Choosing Stone for Your Pool & Backyard

Stone makes a statement. Carefully placed rock brings a yard to life, helping to create a look that is both functional and beautiful. The key, though, is to know what you want before ordering tons of expensive materials. Read more >>


Ground Rules: Softscapes & Hardscapes

Today's backyards have grown into so much more than carbon copies of a simple landscape or stripped down versions of an elaborate one. Like pieces of a puzzle, there are many components that need to fit well together in order to create an engaging scene. Read more >>