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Hardscaping refers to the paths, walls, walkways, patio areas, or other permanent structures of your landscape design. Softscaping refers to the trees, plants, and flowers that are usually added after the hardscaping is completed. These are used to soften, accent, and complete the design. hardscaping usually requires heavy equipment, and almost always comes first in the installation process.
Loam is a mixture of sand, silt, and clay. Used as garden fill, it is good at retaining enough water to keep plants hydrated, with enough drainage to prevent root rot. Mulch is composed of decaying leaves, bark, or compost, and is spread around the base of trees and in flower beds as both a decorative element and a means of inhibiting weed growth. It can keep soil moist between rain or watering.
Sand and gravel are excellent landscaping alternatives to create something different while still maintaining a balance of beauty and sophistication. They are a perfect accompaniment for the foundation of patios, walkways, retaining walls, deck bracing posts, and driveways. Gardens benefit with the added moisture and weed control properties of these natural, permanent sands, stones and gravel mixes.