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Dream your garden into existence.
Patios are best designed and oriented with the landscape in mind. Patios can take on any shape and be built with a variety of materials, including pavers, stone, tiles, timber, and brick.
Since patios are built at or around ground level, they don’t require safety railings. Decks are primarily made of wood or a composite wood material. Popular woods for decking include redwood, cedar, and pressure-treated pine. Properly cared for, decks offer a beauty and warmth, unlike any other material.
Patios can be enclosed, semi-enclosed or open, the roof is supported only by columns. Typically, patio roofs come in one of three styles:
A flat roof will usually be angled to allow for water run-off. Flat roofed patios are almost always attached to the home.
A gable patio roof is a peaked roof. These can be attached to the home or used on a free-standing patio.
A curved patio roof is a modern innovation. Usually, the curved roof is made of an aluminum product.
Shade sails made from flexible fabric are becoming increasingly popular as well. Shade sails can be cut to any size or shape, creating a unique patio covering.
What you use for you’re paving will make all the difference to the look and feel of your patio.
Natural stone pavers add an extra touch of ambiance to a patio and rough-hewn stone is a popular choice for small garden patios. Brick pavers too are perennial favorites and timber is most commonly used on elevated patio decks.
Like patios, decks can be attached to a house or freestanding. Decks often are built to take advantage of a view. Decks can be different levels and often need railings. Certain types of wood and composite decking are resistant to insects. Unlike natural wood, composite decking doesn’t splinter and usually don’t warp.
While a patio is fairly easy to define, the varieties of patios that are available are only limited by your imagination. Stretch your imagination by getting in touch with Evans Landscapes they have the expertise and experience to show you all your options and help you create the perfect patio for your home.
Water, A Calming Element:
Water is one of the most widely used elements in landscape design worldwide. It is an important feature in Chinese gardens, Moorish courtyards or classical European palace grounds. People often enjoy the sound of rivers, streams, and waterfalls in nature and strive to recreate them in their own gardens. We also like the way water looks as it moves around and between rocks and plants, or when it is still, reflecting the world around it. With ponds, water offers the chance to add other forms of life to the landscape; they can be connected to streams and water falls as well.
Carefully consider the placement of these features, as you will likely want them in close proximity to a deck or gazebo so they can be easily enjoyed. There is no one design for a pond, but there are traditional versus modern design methods.
Water features are our specialty.
Old stone masonry buildings, stone walls create an old world charm and deserve to be restored with original building material and building methods. We also create stone masonry features into your garden designed to enhance the rustic old world feel or contemporary design to suit your requirements.
The Stone Masons approach reveals the landscape as a series of rooms, each with its own character. Many of the worlds most beautiful and exciting gardens are laid out this way. The existing buildings will create feature elements in your garden.
Various stones are available to create/recreate garden stone masonry structures. Our portfolio photos show examples of our extensive stone masonry skills.
Timber Work the renewable resource
The only limitation when using timber work in the garden environment is your imagination.
When reviewing contemporary garden design, many issues need to be considered.
Are the material from sustainable resources, how will the product stand the test of time and which recycled materials are available.
With more of us being able to work from home, why not make the garden your office environment with perhaps a timber building.
Imagine the commute from your kitchen through the garden to work, a quick walk across the timber deck, one quick espresso, settle down at your desk as you admire your new garden.