This summer, do you want to have an outdoor structure that allows you flexibility to enjoy your backyard at any time of the day or night? Do you have an empty space that needs to be filled or add some shade to your south-facing patio? Then you’re looking for an outdoor structure for your Hampton Roads home.
If you’re like most people, you want to know what’s in and what’s out in 2017. Since you want to extend your outdoor entertaining season from early spring to late fall and trends are ever evolving, it’s time to see what’s hot and what’s not.
The weather may be chilly and gray outside, but you can still daydream about the idyllic days of summer by turning your imagination to your outdoor living space. What do you want to add in 2017?
You can transform that tiny backyard into a beautiful place where you can retreat after a hectic day at work and have friends over for a drink on the weekends.
Does your arborvitae and other evergreen shrubs look tired on your Tidewater, Va. property? Do you have plants that have been there for the past 20 years? Then it’s time to spruce up your landscape.
How do you feel after you pass a home where there are a lot of weeds, no flowers and bare spots throughout the yard? Would you buy that home? Likewise, what do you think when you pass a home with a thick, green lawn, a nice assortment of flowering shrubs, a new porch and a decent amount of trees?
You can improve your curb appeal, as well as your entire landscape, with a softscape plan. Softscapes include all kinds of plants to enliven your landscape—including grasses, flowers, shrubs and trees. Softscapes also include mulch, garden-layering techniques and groundcovers.
There’s just something about stone—its rustic features and the movement of water as it rushes over it—that provides the perfect tranquil setting. You can design your garden water feature to be all stone—from the foundation to the backdrop. A stone water feature creates the illusion of being one with nature through gentle water sounds, textures and color.