Normally, late fall and winter are an off-season for lawn and garden care. However, it could be one of the best times to do a project such as hardscaping when you give thought to it. At Green Leaves Landscaping, one of the many projects that we specialize in is hardscaping. Today, our team is here to tell you why winter may be the best time to consider a hardscaping project. 

 

What is Hardscaping? 

The term hardscaping is any project involving non-plant related elements of your landscape. This would include patios, fireplaces, walkways, walls, and more. It adds a sense of utility to the outdoor spaces of your home, as well as adding beauty and value.

 

Can You Hardscape in the Wintertime? 

Many people would say that the cold months of winter are not suitable for any type of landscaping project. Some people would claim that it just can’t be done, while others just don’t want to do the task. Choosing to do a hardscaping project in the winter would mean your landscape is more accessible and free for the project compared to the warmer months. A key factor in making sure your hardscape project goes smoothly is finding a landscaping crew that knows how to work with the elements. 

 

The Advantage to Starting a Hardscape Project in the Winter

The bottom line of considering beginning a project in the winter is that planning ahead pays off. During winter, there is a chance of supplies and the demand for labor being less than spring and summer. In the winter, landscaping crews usually are more available, and the wait time to start a project can be shorter. This also gives your team more time to focus on your landscape to plan to complete the project instead of rushing it.

 

Hardscaping for Year-Round Enjoyment 

The winter months are a great time to plan and complete your hardscaping projects. It gives you the ability to save time and money, letting you be ready for when the warm weather comes back to New England. At Green leaves Landscaping, we are prepared to take on any of your landscaping needs. 

 

Ready to start your hardscaping project? Contact us today at (503) 393-0005.

 

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