The Texas scenery can vary from place to place and as you roam from neighborhood to neighborhood. You will find stately buildings, sprawling landscapes, stucco homes and gorgeous brickwork all blended together to create a personality all its own. You can choose to embrace the norm for your neighborhood, or create a landscape that blends beautifully with your style and home’s design.
This personal touch is often displayed by installing a landscape that combines elements such as outdoor kitchens, a fireplace, and delightful stone or brick walkways that highlight your home’s style. Of course, in creating a landscape design that features stone, brick, or stucco elements, it is important to work with a skilled Texas masonry team.
Using Stone, Brick or Stucco in Your Texas Landscape
Because Texas temperatures can be rather hot, it is important that one create a landscape design that works, not just aesthetically, but also so that it can be enjoyed no matter the temperature. This can be done using items that work with heat – be it through specific types of plants, installing water features, and through decorative elements such as walkways, stone borders, and perhaps some architecture. If you are looking for some ways to enhance your Texas landscape, then here are some to consider.
Walls and Boarders – Be they built using stucco, stone, or brick, having a professional design and install a wall that looks natural and blends in with your landscape is a great way to achieve beauty as well as some privacy. Rocks, stucco, or brick can be used to create retaining, property lines, garden walls and even low patio walls. They can be designed to work with your existing landscape, or to emphasize a specific part of your yard.
Patios – Whether you opt for a natural patio accented with stones or flagstone, a decorative concrete patio or custom pool patio there are many approaches to showing off your style. Some favorite ways to add interest to a patio area is to add in an outdoor fireplace, built in grill, or to include natural fiber décor.
Outdoor Kitchens – The only limits of an outdoor kitchen is your imagination. An outdoor kitchen can easily combine materials such as stucco, brick, or stonework so that the finished product is exactly what you need it to be.
Walkways – If your landscape design includes several different garden spots, then a great way to add cohesiveness is with walkways and garden paths. Using natural elements such as stone or complementary materials such as brick can make navigation to your gardens easier, while still being easy to maintain.
These are but a few ways that stone, stucco, or brickwork can be used to create a more useable landscape. Be it a patio, delightful walkways, or a fully functional kitchen, you don’t have to just dream about it. Rather, it is something that you can have in no time at all. The pros at Omega Masonry would love take your ideas and turn them into reality. Give us a call today.