Video: What hardscaping tips can a pro give me?

Hardscaping should last a lifetime ... if you plan correctly. Learn these dos and don'ts.

Hardscapes can add color, beauty and texture to your landscaping. And hardscaping should essentially last a lifetime ... if you'd planned correctly.

Depending on the size of your project, you may need an engineer. Check your local building codes.

Mixing and matching materials -- both in color and texture -- can make your hardscaping more effective.

And while cost is always a consideration, be sure not to skimp on prepwork or base materials.

Watch this video -- Part Two in our Hardscaping series -- for more dos and don'ts. And find recommended landscape architects on Kudzu who can help you plan and install your dream hardscape. Watch Part One

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