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Double Paver Patio – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Double Paver Patio The two Belgard Savannah Catalina Grana Paver Patios are in two separate areas. One is a paver patio island (a 17’ diameter circle) and the other is adjacent to the house and deck. There will be PA fieldstone stepper pathway that will connect the two. Boulders and river [...]

HOA – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

HOA Dealing with an HOA (Home Owners Association) can be a hassle. Here in Springfield (Fort Mill, SC) the Architectural Review Committee (ARC) tags the mailbox like a city permit with an approval previously submitted. Each HOA/ARC is different. We joke that we have a PhD in HOA. Most require your [...]

Patios, Plantings & More – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Patios, Plantings & More A paver patio with Belgard Hatteras Lafitt Grana Slab pavers, Plantation Weston Seating Wall with natural gray stone capstones, Plantation Weston Fire Pit with gray natural stone capstones, water feature, NE river jacks, boulders, plantings, LED lights and more for Tamara Judd Carlson. Thank you for the [...]

Curb Appeal in Ballantyne – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Curb Appeal in Ballantyne This front yard makeover in Ballantyne Country Club transformed this curb appeal into a better looking and more maintenance free landscape of majestic beauty. The gorgeous Charlotte Outdoor Living is now complemented by plenty of new plantings, river rock, boulders, mulch, TifTuf Bermuda sod, LED lights, drainage, [...]

Seating Wall – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Seating Wall Used to help retain a paver patio a good looking seating wall is a beautiful benefit to any Hardscape project. This Belgard Plantation Weston Wall with a TN Gray (12” x 12”) capstone seating wall is approximately 18” high above the new Belgard Hatteras Lafitt Grana Slab paver patio. [...]

Channel Drains – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Channel Drains Managing drainage is an important aspect of the exterior of a home. Using a few channel drains, pipe outs, river rock, grading and sod will substantially help Conrad West and Kara West in Providence Forest (Charlotte, NC). We added several boulders in the front as decorative landscaping too. Today [...]

Ruby Loropetalum – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Ruby Loropetalum Blooming Ruby Loropetalum are wonderful shrubs if you don’t mind pruning. They can be hedged and used for privacy landscaping if you have plenty of patience. Making Homes More Beautiful #mroutdoorliving [...]

Dwarf Japanese Maple Tree – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Dwarf Japanese Maple Tree This Tamukeyama is a lace leaf Japanese maple whose color will be a deep red to purple. The foliage then changes to bright scarlet in autumn. Planting day in Matthews with a a focus on curb appeal, privacy landscaping and overall beauty. [...]

Materials – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Materials At SiteOne Landscape Supply in Mooresville there are plenty of Outdoor Living items to select from. Having a plan prior to the shopping experience is helpful. An old remodeling tip is to splurge a little on the materials and do it right the first time. We honor that philosophy. Making [...]

Drainage – Outdoor Living Tip of the Day

Drainage Keeping water away from you home is one of the most important exterior items that exist. Pipe outs (buried black corrugated pipe) of the downspouts, trenching and river rock (dry creek beds) are usually the solution. Thank you crew for working in the wet weather in Matthews North Carolina 🌧 [...]