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The man-made features used in landscape architecture, e.g. paths or walls, as contrasted with vegetation.
- ‘Hardscaping can totally transform the look of your home and property.’
- ‘Landscape professionals cleared the land, leaving as many mature trees as possible, and Ken Palmer of K.C. Palmer Construction installed all the hardscaping.’
- ‘‘We didn't want any more wall than we needed, ‘Lee says, and a landscape in layers does much to soften the hardscaping and reduce its mass.’’
- ‘Except where there are doors leading outside, don't install paving or other ground-level hardscaping right up to your home's exterior walls.’
- ‘Don't forget hardscaping, which is the garden's permanent surfaces and structures.’
- ‘Just look out of your window to see how prominent and important hardscaping is in mid-winter, and remember the straight path down one side of your parents' gardens.’
- ‘Ground covers and hardscaping replaced plants and lawn.’
- ‘Although she chose it for its romantic associations, gravel has proven to be a very practical hardscaping, she says.’
- ‘And we felt that using stone and natural wood for the hardscaping - the paths, walls, arbors, bridges - was the best way to do that.’
- ‘Often, the easiest way to create a retreat in the backyard is to extend the living space immediately outside the house with hardscaping, then screen off the resulting outdoor room with a vertical structure.’
- ‘Well grown and colourful plants are rewarding, but don't forget about the hardscaping that supports them.’
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