5 Backyard Landscape Design Ideas for Naperville, IL Homeowners

5 Backyard Landscape Design Ideas for Naperville, IL Homeowners

Your backyard is an extension of what’s going on inside your home -- whether that’s colorful and playful, casual and fun, elegant and sophisticated, clean and modern, or natural and lived-in. The possibilities, as they say, are quite endless.

In fact, there are so many options, your head might already be spinning. This is supposed to be fun, after all. Don’t worry; we’ve got your back.

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Landscaping 101: Hardscape Basics

Landscaping 101: Hardscape Basics

 

Our garden and landscape lexicon continues to evolve year by year and sometimes day by day. The terms ‘sustainable’, ‘outdoor room’ and ‘low-impact design’ were just mentioned in a whisper a few years ago.

But of all the newer landscape terminology perhaps none is more well-known today than ‘hardscape’.  It is mainstream to the point that most homeowners understand its broad based meaning immediately when discussing their own gardens with contractors or neighbors.

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Landscaping 101: Brick Paver Patios

Landscaping 101: Brick Paver Patios

Brick patios define our landscapes and gardens.

It is a pretty bold statement.   But when you reflect on the ambiance, serenity and utility of a brick paver patio the statement becomes less bold and more accurate.   A brick paver patio is an extension of the home and a reflection of lifestyle for the homeowner.

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Landscaping 101: Brick Patios

Landscaping 101: Brick Patios

Brick paver patios are frequently viewed as a commodity and pricing is sought and sometimes quoted based on that assumption. While the brick itself is a commodity the final product is all about the labor and the prep work.


There are “best practices” that apply to brick paver installations as there are to both technical and artistic functions. In the end it’s all about the skilled labor and the prep involved.

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