Hardscapes

Rustic barn-style home by patio with colorful umbrellas, near a large boulder retaining wall with landscaping greenery and trees

Winter Hardscape Projects for Lake of the Ozarks Missouri Homes

Even though it’s getting colder, that doesn’t mean that you can no longer make excellent use of the off-season here at the Lake to implement some nice hardscape projects in your yard. Most hardscape projects can be worked on throughout much of the winter here in Missouri. Retaining walls, walkways, fire pits, stone stairs, and driveways (just …

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Steep hilly yard with retaining walls, stone steps, and patio at Lake of the Ozarks

Landscaping Near Me: Why Lake of the Ozarks Landscaping is Difficult

Most homeowners desire an attractive, well-designed yard and outdoor living space. However, Lake of the Ozarks landscaping usually comes with some challenges that will need to be overcome. Our long sloping hills, excavating in rocky soil, the need to reclaim unusable space, and serious erosion problems are common in the Ozarks. These represent a few …

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Patio and outdoor fireplace surrounded by landscaping by a lake

A Closer Look at the Difference Between Hardscape and Landscape

Your home and yard will look terrific with the right landscaping. But wait, it will look even better with the right hardscape added, too. So, what’s the difference between hardscape and landscape? Actually, we believe the best-looking properties look their absolute best with “hardscape landscaping.” Most people would agree that the best outdoor look for …

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Lovely hardscape installation around a natural pond

Tips on How to Get the Best Hardscape Installation

Hardscape installation in your outdoor space is a great idea. Hardscapes add beauty, functionality, and value to your home. They make your outdoor space more enjoyable. If you are not familiar with hardscape installation, it can be something as simple as a backyard patio or as complex as a complete outdoor kitchen. While hardscaping offers the homeowner …

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Dry creek bed and landscaping to address water drainage issues

A Homeowner’s Guide to Manageable Yard Erosion and Water Drainage

Every year, Osage Beach gets an average of about 40 inches of rainfall, which is a few inches more than the national average! All of this rain combined with the hilly, rocky soil of Lake of the Ozarks can cause yard erosion problems! Fortunately, there are both landscaping and hardscaping water drainage solutions that will …

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