Enhance Your Garden with Hardscaping

Footpaths, patios, ponds and pergolas provide the structural framework for your garden. They highlight softer areas of lawn and plantings and tie together your outdoor designs. Here, a few basic ideas to get you started.

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When to Ask for Help

Building patios and paths can turn into major DIY projects. If you intend to pave or deck big areas it may be worth considering professional help. Small blocks or bricks laid in intricate designs also require expertise. A gravel surface requires less skill to lay, and is ideal for an area around planting, or for a path.

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