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Fairfax VA Landscaping

For those pressed for time, small landscaping changes can make a big difference in the look of their home. For others, it's a more advanced, complicated and formal process to create a masterpiece. Whatever type of landscaping interests you, the landscaping professionals at Dominion Hardscapes are sure to be of great help.


If you are trying to install a patio that is made of concrete you should make sure that it is not incredibly large. The average patio size is 12 to 14 feet and having something that is much larger than that will only lead to the creation of more heat.


Do not forget your hardscape when it comes to your landscaping plans. A deck or patio is an important aspect in your landscape's appearance. There are many options for decks and patios that include rock designs or woods that coordinate with the colors of your trees, shrubs and flowers. Do not forget this important aspect.


You may be able to save some money by sticking with a square or rectangular patio or garden, but the money that you save could be lessening the appeal of the area. It may be in your best interest to spend a little more to add some attractive shapes so you are happier with the finished product.

If you are working with larger plants, know that they tend to cast a shadow. You can use this shadow to protect your home naturally, or as a patio from the summertime heat. Obviously, you want to avoid sitting smaller plants that need plenty of sunlight in this shadowed area.


As you may know, landscaping can mean different things to different people. Landscaping may mean simple maintenance to some gardener, while others may take it means a meticulously planned and planted yard. Either way, if you want to landscape, then you should now have an idea where to start and how to get done for a better look for your home.

The tips and ideas in this article should be able to help anyone who wishes to improve their Fairfax VA landscaping. Regardless of how much landscaping you intend to do or where you want to start, you should contact the professionals at Dominion Hardscapes to help you start your Fairfax VA landscaping project.


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