Pool patios tend to be best suited to match the style of the pool designed. To help keep the feet cool during the hot Summer months, certain stone can be used around the pool area that will absorb most of the heat. There are several different pool designs, such as a naturalistic pool or a freeform shape pool. Some other pool layout considerations include where is the best spot to build the pool so it gets a good amount of sunlight. Another would be how the pool is going to be used. We here at Scenic Landscaping can help turn your backyard into an oasis to be enjoyed for many years.
In the landscape this is where the most time is spent entertaining and dining in all outdoor living environments. Size is typically determined by the amount of people needed to enjoy it. Patio materials can ranges from, dry laid pavers, clay bricks, or natural stone. The material usually used is chosen to help compliment the style of the landscape designed. Other considerations for a patio may be the shape of the stone. Some free form patios look better with an irregular shaped mosaic stone while a more traditional formal patio looks best with pattern square shaped stone.
Nothing is as tranquil as the sound of running water in the landscape. A water feature designed by us is a perfect way to achieve that goal. Ponds and water gardens are simple to construct and depending on the filtration method installed, they are rather simple to keep clean and healthy. Fish and water garden plants add an element of nature to a property that will bring all sorts of excitement to your landscape. A beautiful waterfall design can be added to your pool area to bring the swimming pool area to life.
A necessity for a property’s vehicular access, your driveway, doesn’t have to be plain black asphalt. With the proper design application, the driveway can become an accent piece of your home. You can carry a border detail to line the driveway and mesh the architecture of your home into your landscape. Materials range from Granite cobble, Belgian block, or precast paving stones of various sizes, textures, and colors.
Whenever you are transitioning from one grade to another you will need a set of steps to do so. Steps can be constructed of single slabs of stone of varying materials, wood “deck” steps or masonry. Their design can be as simple as a straight line to your destination or as elaborate as a winding set of radial or angled rises taking you through decorative sections of your garden.
Both functional and decorative, your choices are endless with the expanding selection of materials you can use to construct walls on your property. Whether used to create a more level grade on your property, accentuate a sight line or as an area to sit and relax, these uses are numerous. Walls can be freestanding or retaining, dry laid or wet-laid. Wet-laid walls can have veneers ranging from brick and stucco, to hand tooled stones carved and stacked perfectly to fit together. With the expanding choices of materials one can find a style that blends harmoniously with your house and landscape.