Rock and Stone Work
Rock and stone work are on trend in landscaping today. Gone are the days of flat verdant landscapes peppered with gnomes and gazing balls. Contemporary landscapes are multi-layered, intriguing and capture the eye. Come into the 21st century with aggregates big and small. We know what you’re thinking. Rock and stone work is only for modern homes and young hipster couples. On the contrary, it’s all about how the design is executed. Rock and stone work is for traditional homes, and modern abodes. We can incorporate aggregates into the design of single family homes and multi unit dwellings.
Take your landscape to the next level with tasteful water features. We don’t have to install a supersized gothic water fountain to make a splash. The slight trickle of a brook over medium sized pebbles is enough to offer visual variation. A stream trailing underneath a miniature bridge is an affront to the mundane. A koi pond with water lilies surrounded by a few boulders is intriguing to all. Go all out with a cascading wall in your front yard to welcome you home. Water is life and provides calming feminine energy to homes and businesses.
The Texan landscape is very flat. Our gardens and yards reflect the linear dimension of our state. It was fine for our parents to have flat lawns complete with spongey grass. Today’s homeowners want something different. Rock and stone work add dimension to any landscape. It breaks up the visual expanse of a singular horizontal appearance. As landscape designers, we possess the skill and talent to create multiple levels using aggregates in all shapes and sizes. We construct landscapes that make it hard to leave. Rock and stone work add vertical dimension and character to commercial and residential landscapes.
San Antonio butts up against the Chihuahua Desert. On the other side we have coastal plains and backland prairie. A traditional landscape requires a great deal of irrigation to survive in this type of environment. They can be a serious drain on our natural and financial resources. Many of our clients have opted for rock and stone work to lessen the environmental burden. If you are concerned with your environmental footprint, consider incorporating aggregates into your landscape design. By adding succulents, we can make your landscape feel warm and inviting. Modern homes can opt for colorful cacti to enhance the architectural detail.
Walkways, Bridges and Steps
There is more than one way to get creative with aggregates. Our skilled team of landscape professionals can use pavers to construct pathways throughout your property. Stone walkways are a great way to traverse your property without disturbing the grass and tracking mud into your home. It is much more appealing that poured cement. Miniature bridges add visual dimension and beckon to the witness for enjoyment. They have a way of bringing out your inner child. Incorporating stone steps into a retaining wall will enliven any outdoor space. By engineering a water feature into the steps, your property will be elevated instantly.