#1 in Paths and Hardscapes in Central Oregon
Now your beautiful, custom designed landscaping project is a go, you need to plan how to explore this new space and just where to place those hidden hardscape treasures . Picking the correct material , lighting , plants and hardscape to design your garden path is just as crucial as the custom landscaping design itself . It needs to flow , taking you and your feet on a journey , while making sure you don’t fall flat on your face while taking it. At Central Oregon Landscaping Pro’s we see a well designed path as the perfect accessory to your personalized landscaping adventure .
What Is Hardscape ?
Simply put, hardscape refers to any hard material incorporated during the landscaping journey . This can encompass anything from that perfect outdoor fire place , water feature , paved paths , small pools,garden bench , swing or statue . Your imagination is your only limitation . Hardscaping is seen by many as the backbone of landscaping as you can design the entire custom landscaping project around it . With years of experience, we at Central Oregon Landscaping Pro;s see endless possibilities for your new landscaping dream .
Choosing Your Path
Do I use pebbles or sleeper wood , square stones or round, filler or not, lights every 1 meter or 2 . Do I want the clean look or creeping mint. These are just some of the questions which may arise when planning your path. Your path needs to be both durable , practical and easy to maintain , while not loosing any of its appeal and beauty. Small plants , lights and shrubs go along way to defining and enchanicing your garden paths appeal. At Central Oregon Landscaping Pro’s we have just the right combination to match your unique path design requirements.
Lighting Your Path
While your path might look spectacular during the day , we at Central Oregon Landscaping Pro’s understand beauty under the moonlight is just as important . But what if its cloudy ? You still want your custom landscaping project to look as alluring during the evening .This is where the correct lighting plays a massive role. From choosing between down-lights , bollard lighting or flush lights to ensure we pick the perfect set-up for your project . Build choice is crucial as you don’t want the un-natural light to overpower your spaces natural beauty . A garden path should guide you through the beauty , not steal the show
Best Materials And Path Plants
Materials can vary depending on your individual pathway needs . The most common include , crushed gravel , limestone or pea rock . However one may also use railway sleepers as steps or square and round cast stones . The dirt here in the high desert with its s volcanic characteristics is great for whatever you want to grow depending on the season. These materials have a longer maintenance cycle and require minimal weeding. Plora can also add a different dimension to your new path . Brining more beauty and balance to the variety of materials you may have used during your path construction process . Plants can are also used to add colour and vibrance to your path .