Hardscaping

Design/build: Firepits and fireplaces

Design/build: Firepits and fireplaces

Create a fireside retreat clients will enjoy for years No matter where you live, there’s something peaceful about sitting by the fire. Firepits and fireplaces add a soothing ambiance, provide warmth ...

New faux brick wall panels feature depth of color and realistic texture

New faux brick wall panels feature depth of color and realistic texture

The new Tumbled Brick collection of textured faux wall panels by Texture Plus offers landscape designers more options for creating spaces that reflect clients’ unique personal styles. The easy-to-install panels, ...

Deflect noise pollution to create calming spaces

Deflect noise pollution to create calming spaces

A beautiful backyard retreat can be anything but serene when bombarded by noise pollution such as the sounds of traffic, airports, schools and rail lines. Studies have shown that noise pollution ...

How-to: Safety-conscious landscape design

How-to: Safety-conscious landscape design

  A home burglary takes place in the United States every 15 seconds. As a professional landscaper, you can help homeowners reduce their risk by making yards less attractive to would-be ...

Colorado park overhaul focuses on native landscape elements

Colorado park overhaul focuses on native landscape elements

One of Dillon, Colorado’s most popular attractions, Marina Park, is getting a makeover after pine beetles deforested the shore several years ago. The project includes planting more than 500 shrubs, ...

How we did it: Pennsylvania landscaper managed a complex outdoor project (Photos)

How we did it: Pennsylvania landscaper managed a complex outdoor project (Photos)

  The tastes of this Pennsylvania landscaping client were very discerning: they wanted top quality products and professionalism. The project would require carpentry, hardscaping, landscaping, plumbing and electrical work. "This client requested a ...

How to create fun and functional outdoor kitchens (Photos)

How to create fun and functional outdoor kitchens (Photos)

  Outdoor kitchens are booming. According to the National Kitchen and Bath Association, half of NKBA designers worked on an outdoor kitchen last year, up seven percent from 2013. “Clients are ...

Suffolk County Community College unveils new, sustainable life sciences building (Photos)

Suffolk County Community College unveils new, sustainable life sciences building (Photos)

Selden, NY’s Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) opened the new, $29.8-million William J. Lindsay Life Sciences Building this semester. The college worked with BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers, J. Petrocelli ...

(Photos) Massachusetts landscaper creates functional, relaxing outdoor living space

(Photos) Massachusetts landscaper creates functional, relaxing outdoor living space

Creating the ultimate backyard is not an easy task, but landscaper Rosado and Sons was able to transform a 1,200-square-foot backyard into a functional and relaxing outdoor living space for ...

How Landscape Designers Created Stunning Outdoor Rooms

How Landscape Designers Created Stunning Outdoor Rooms

K&D Landscape Management created the ultimate backyard retreat at this Shorewood, Illinois, home.

Belgard Intros New Residential, Commercial Pavers

Belgard Intros New Residential, Commercial Pavers

Belgard Hardscapes introduced a variety of pavers during GIE+EXPO. Belgard's Old York interlocking concrete pavers are suitable for residential and commercial installations.

How Landscaper Created Lasting, Stunning Driveway

How Landscaper Created Lasting, Stunning Driveway

To give the homeowners a lasting driveway that also made a statement, The Greenskeepers balanced colors, textures and challenges at this Minnesota property on Big Carnelian Lake. They started by installing ...

How To Create Complete Outdoor Living Spaces

How To Create Complete Outdoor Living Spaces

A lighting project soon turns into a complete outdoor living space renovation. What started as an outdoor lighting project for these Beaverton, Oregon, homeowners soon became a backyard transformation after they ...

Bringing a Taste of Sin City  to the West Coast

Bringing a Taste of Sin City to the West Coast

What happens in Vegas shouldn’t always stay there, and Lifescapes International proves that with this rooftop project.

5 Pool Design Tips & Trends

5 Pool Design Tips & Trends

Pools come in all shapes and sizes, but what landscapers might forget about is all the extras. From different apps and to saving energy, here are five tips from Belgard ...

How To Plan, Design, Install & Add Extra Features for Stunning Patios

How To Plan, Design, Install & Add Extra Features for Stunning Patios

Paver patios can be a relaxing space for clients to relax year round if they’re installed correctly. To create a seamless patio, landscapers need to have certain design, material and ...

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