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Can You Install a Stone Patio in Cold Weather?

Posted by John Tighe on Tue, Nov 27, 2012 @ 09:14 AM

As the warm season wraps up and winter descends on Massachusetts, many homeowners wonder about those last minute landscaping projects. Is it possible to install a stone patio in cold weather? Can you fit that stone retaining wall in before the chill truly hits New England? Depending on the location, design and current weather patterns, you may be able to plan for a patio installation this fall.

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Tags: Boston, patios, landscape design, backyard, stone, bluestone

Pros and Cons of Using Bluestone Pavers For Your Hardscaping Project

Posted by John Tighe on Tue, Oct 09, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Discerning Massachusetts homeowners love the look and feel of natural stone pavers for hardscaping projects such as walkways and patios. Bluestone is an affordable, attractive option available for landscaping in Massachusetts, but consumers should understand the pros and cons of dealing with this material.

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Tags: patios, walkways, landscape design, patio installation, stone, stone steps, bluestone

Design Basics for Your Backyard Steps

Posted by John Tighe on Wed, Aug 29, 2012 @ 10:12 AM

Many yards come with a noticeable grade, and backyard steps help to create a safe, convenient path across that grade. Moving from an upper level patio to a lower grassy area or from a walkout deck to the grass, backyard steps come in a range of designs and materials.

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Tags: landscaping, backyard, stone, stone steps