Adding Function and Visual Interest in North Augusta

We helped these North Augusta homeowners install a retaining wall that runs the length of their home, with paver steps to easily reach the yard. This retaining wall helps prevent runoff and erosion from the landscaped bed into the grass. The area between the screened patio and the retaining wall features a variety of shrubs and flowering plants, nestled along a flagstone walkway.

Can we help you make your yard more functional and attractive? With our many years of landscaping and hardscaping experience, we are full of ideas to help you improve or optimize your space. Give us a call or use our contact form to get the discussion started.

Appling Home Ready for Nights By the Fire

Installing a fire pit is a great way to add ambience and utility to your outdoor space. Whether making s’mores and singing campfire songs in the fall or warming up after a late afternoon swim in the summer, these Appling homeowners sought a space to relax with family and the result is a perfect addition to their yard. We designed a circular patio to mirror the round fire pit. In keeping with the established theme, the raised seating walls are in a complementary curved shape. The patio uses pavers in Templehurst Sierra, and the fire pit and seating walls use Desert Grand.

Is your backyard lacking a place to spend time with friends and family? We can help you create a space that incorporates both landscaping and hardscaping to draw people outside – and together. Here is another example of a fire pit we incorporated into a larger hardscaping project. Don’t keep talking about what you’d like to do in your yard. Contact us today, and we can help you get started.

New Walkway in North Augusta Backyard

A steep grade on the side of this North Augusta homeowner’s backyard created an environment ripe for drainage and erosion issues. We worked with the homeowner to create a functional solution with aesthetic appeal. Once complete, we installed two retaining walls with French drains, along with a paver walkway in Roma Sierra. Instead of a muddy mess after a rain, now backyard visitors are greeted with a functional path and steps, complemented by freshly planted shrubs.

With significant experience in retaining walls and French drains, Between the Edges experts can help you solve your drainage and erosion issues. Use our online contact form or give us a call today at (803) 278-1888.

Adding Beauty and Function in this Martinez Backyard

We love helping homeowners improve the form and function of their property. In this Martinez backyard, we installed a retaining wall in harvest blend. Adjacent to the wall, we installed a new paver patio, creating a large flat surface for an outdoor dining table or hosting an outdoor gathering. Between the retaining wall and the patio, we added flower beds with shrubs and mulch, adding visual interest and warmth to the space. Finally, we installed a privacy fence that runs the length of their backyard.

Whether you add one new element or several, Between the Edges can help you transform your outdoor space into something that fits the unique needs of your family. Use our online contact form or call us today to get started.

A Grovetown Outdoor Space to Enjoy All Year Long

This Grovetown backyard in a newer construction neighborhood began as an undefined, blank canvas. Now, the space has layers of visual interest with a new tiered paver patio and complementary landscaping. The paver patio features two different edge styles – one straight and the other rounded – to create visual interest and complement the unique shapes of the hot tub and fire ring. In addition to the hardscaping, we also added multiple landscaped flower beds, featuring knockout roses, gardenias, sunshine ligustrum, tea olives, Italian cypress and brown mulch. This outdoor space is now ready for year-round entertaining, regardless of the temperatures.

Do you have a blank canvas on your property? We can help. Want to see more? Here’s another outdoor patio with a fire pit we completed last year. If you’d like to discuss your ideas for your backyard or another outdoor space, contact us today.

Modern Outdoor Retreat with Water Views

Our Between the Edges team worked with these Evans homeowners to create their own outdoor oasis, enhancing both the beauty and the functionality of their property. First, we installed 6 x 6 wood steps with paver inserts, to help the homeowners and their guests safely get from their home to the water’s edge. In surrounding areas, we installed complementary hardscaping elements, including paver steps in Roma Sand Dune, a retaining wall, and two wood walls. Finally, we planted a variety of plants: nine sunshine ligustrums, 10 jazz hands, two Japanese ferns, a windmill palm, fountain grass and variegated liriope, all surrounded by river rock.

We are thankful for the opportunity to combine pavers, wood elements and foliage to create a unique space for this family to enjoy. As we approach the holidays, happy thanksgiving to you and your family from our Between the Edges family.

Refreshed Curb Appeal with New Retaining Wall

Retaining walls serve multiple valuable purposes. Not only do they protect against erosion, but they can also create definition on the edge of a lot or within your property as well as create usable level space. This Evans home received a curb appeal upgrade with the addition of a retaining wall, new centipede sod, and new bushes and mulch. Twelve sunshine ligustrums add visual appeal in the landscaping bed that runs alongside the retaining wall, and fresh sod is ready to host leaf piles in the fall and sprinkler romps in the summer.

At Between the Edges, we have the knowledge and experience to organically integrate retaining walls, landscaping, hardscaping and sodding into your outdoor spaces. Whether you need a single patio or retaining wall, or whether you have a multi-faceted vision in mind for your space, we can help. Call Between the Edges today to set up a consultation.

Three-tiered Retaining Wall

The edge of this Grovetown property was plagued by sandy overgrowth that intensified erosion with heavy rain (see first picture). In order to protect the landscaping from further erosion, Between the Edges worked with the homeowners to design and build a three-tiered paver retaining wall in buff. Between the tiers, we planted bushes that, once mature, will provide additional privacy and visual interest. Surrounding the new retaining wall, we planted Bermuda sod to replace the grass damaged by water runoff.

If your home is plagued by erosion during heavy rains, a retaining wall may prove to be an invaluable landscaping improvement. Between the Edges is Augusta’s retaining wall specialist. Call us today to discuss your retaining wall needs.

Expanding an Outdoor Hardscape

Newer construction homes typically include a patio, deck or screened porch. However, these elements are rarely built with the specific lot’s layout, proportions or views in mind, and the impact can be underwhelming. We helped these Aiken homeowners organically expand their outdoor hardscape to meet the needs of their lifestyle and mesh with the surrounding landscaping. The end product included a paver patio with a custom fire pit, as well as a path connecting the patio to the driveway, eliminating the need to trudge through mud or wear a path in the grass when going between the two areas.

Simple extensions of your current outdoor hardscaping can make a huge impact. Call Between the Edges today, and let us help you increase the value and usability of your outdoor spaces.

Fall Evenings Outdoors at This Aiken Home

Fall weather is ideal for outdoor gatherings with friends and family, and in this unique year, the value of spending time outdoors at your own home is even greater. At this Aiken home, they expanded their outdoor hardscape to include a new walkway and paver patio. The paver patio features two seating walls, to help maximize outdoor seating for larger gatherings and a fire pit – to make s’mores on a cool fall evening.

Do you have a vision for your backyard? Now may be the perfect time to bring it to life. Contact the Between the Edges team today to discuss your landscaping or hardscaping needs.