Category Archives: Hardscapes

A Look at Quarry Stone

Quarried stone pavers can add a natural look to driveways, walkways, patios, gardens, and other outdoor living spaces. From a single natural stone origin, pavers of different shapes are created that retain the same color and texture characteristics of the source stone. The resulting pavers allow you to mix and match for total control of[…]

The Fundamentals of Successful Backyard Hardscape Design

You can design the most beautiful backyard landscape imaginable and not be able to fully enjoy it without an equally well-designed hardscape. Hardscaping leads you through your outdoor living space and adds visual strength and a sense of permanence to your backyard. Hardscaping can also help you fully develop an outdoor living or kitchen where[…]

Using Rocks in Your Landscaping Design

If you don’t love the look of your landscape, you should—and with a few well-placed natural stones you can. The addition of natural stone is one of the most versatile and affordable ways to transform the look and feel of your landscape design. Rocks add texture, color, and contrast, and replacing flower beds and sections[…]

Examining the Benefits of a Hardscaping Design

Using hard materials in landscaping has a number of advantages. In fact, hardscaping is becoming increasingly popular in San Jose, with many different materials and designs being offered by landscaping supplies stores in the area. Take a look at the different hardscaping design options we have at our garden center, visit Payless Hardware, Rockery, &[…]

Hardscaping Ideas For Your Home

Giving the outside of your home a makeover doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Some simple hardscaping around your garden or outdoor grilling area can change the look of your house’s exterior. Freshen up your San Jose garden today with one of these hardscaping ideas that’s guaranteed to make your guests do a double[…]

The Steps of Building a Stone Patio

There are many things that you can do in order to spruce up the exterior of your home and create an environment that is more relaxing, visually pleasing, or simply more fun; you may decide to add decorative boulders to your garden or perhaps you would rather build a patio where you can spend time[…]

Spotlight on Natural Stone

Flowers, potted plants, and other types of growth and vegetation can help to transform your yard into a beautiful nursery in San Jose. This type of softscaping works perfectly with rocks, boulders, and natural stepping-stones accenting your gardening and providing luxurious pathways for you and your family to saunter around. Feel free to keep reading[…]