Most people think of trees and shrubbry when they are deciding on a home landscape plan. Living greenery and flowers are certainly essential parts of a beautiful residential landscape, but there is another side to consider. Quality hardscape elements can add to the style of any landscape. A patio or outside living area is a prime example of how brick or concrete for instance, can influence the environment.
An outdoor dining/entertainment space complete with a fire or barbeque pit can be a big undertaking. If you are considering such a project it may be worth your while to talk to a representative from a professional landscape business. You can gain a lot of insight from consulting with someone who has had extensive experience in all facets of landscape design.
Unless you are a dedicated do it your selfer and you have the extra time to spend on what could turn out to be an extensive undertaking, you will be wise to put yourself in the capable hands of a professional. Of course you will still play a big role in the decision making and planning stages that go along with the enterprise. The right landscaper will welcome your input and ask for your opinions at every turn. You can have all the fun of creating but leave the actual doing to the landscape personnel.
The tools that you have hanging around in the garage or basement of your home are probably not of the same caliber that a professional landscape company has at their disposal. If you are going to have to spend the money to buy or rent the equipment necessary to do the job right you may as well hire a professional and be done with it.
The professionals at Co-Cal Landscape in Denver are dedicated to the design and maintenance of exceptional outdoor environments. Call 303-578-4788 to start the ball rolling on your own plan. A designer will be available to meet with you at your convenience to go over your ideas and offer some of his own.