Now that spring is here and it’s the perfect time to make new landscaping and hardscaping plans, you might be dreaming of a gorgeous natural stone patio or some charming stones added to your garden pathway. Natural stone hardscaping is a gorgeous way to add beauty and character to your yard. Here are the top 4 benefits of adding natural stone hardscaping to your yard.
Beautiful and Strong Walls
Stone walls can be used to accent backyard gardens or beautiful ponds. They also help to prevent soil erosion and flooding in other parts of your yard. Natural stone hardscaping walls also naturally protect your plants from being stepped on by animals or humans taking a stroll through your yard.
Fireplaces or Fire Pits
Fire pits are a very popular hardscaping option for homeowners that love to enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of their backyard throughout the year. Natural stone hardscaping can make a sturdy and attractive fire pit that will get you through many summers of s’mores and autumns of hot chocolate. Getting your fire pit professionally installed will also ensure it is up to code and safe for your family to use.
Many homeowners use gravel for their driveways or pathways, but natural stone hardscaping is a much more durable and elegant option. Natural stone walkways and driveways are much easier on your vehicle and your feet. Gravel is also very slippery, and relying on it to keep you from stumbling in rainy weather is never a good idea. Natural stone hardscaping can give you gorgeous pathways and charming walkways throughout your yard.
Last but not least, natural stone hardscaping can be used to make charming patios for morning and afternoon lounging and reading. The right patio adds usable space to your home and another place to entertain guests. A natural stone patio will give you durability and flexibility of use.
Professional Landscape Design for Your Home
Rhine Landscaping has the tools to make your yard beautiful throughout the year, so trust us with all of your landscaping and poolscaping needs. We have the expertise and knowledge to complete any and all of the landscaping projects on your list. For more information about our services, visit us online or give us a call at (410) 442-2445. For more tips on how to keep your yard and pool looking great year round, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Houzz.