Summer nights can truly be one of the best parts about those warm Bethpage and Oyster Bay, NY, months and when you spruce up your landscape, you can stay outdoors longer to enjoy the delightful weather and relaxing moments. These landscape design ideas can improve the flow and layout of your yard so that you can spend more time appreciating the best parts of summer.
In the warm summer months, there can be no better place to enjoy the balmy, starry nights than on your patio however, many times the patio isn’t large enough for your plans. Expanding your patio can create a room that mimics your living room—only outside—is what a patio should be about. Imagine being able to head outdoors on a lovely summer evening for some time just decompressing in the twilight. You don’t have to talk to anyone, unless of course you want to.
Expanding your patio with beautiful, durable paving stones that are easily customizable, weather-resistant, and suited to any size backyard.
Perhaps you are generally happy with your backyard but feel a focal point is in order. A warm fireplace or fire pit could be exactly what you are seeking to bring the landscape together.
A fireplace can be adjoining the patio area or it can be free-standing as an element all on its own. With a wide variety of stones in many colors, shapes, and textures, a skilled landscape company can build a fireplace that inhabits its own outdoor space with comfortable furniture to sink into after a busy week.
A fire pit can be another dazzling addition to your summer break as it can fit to most any sized yard or patio. Recessed into the ground or elevated so that you can rest your feet by the fire, a fire pit can be a contemporary, rectangular masterpiece or it can be rustic and reminiscent of a camp fire.
No matter the fire feature that you prefer, each can come as wood-burning or ignited at the touch of a button for gas-powered.
Of course the ultimate water feature can be a swimming pool for all-day fun in the hot sun but not every landscape has the space for a large pool. A smaller yard can accommodate a long, lap pool that is built from beautiful stone and tile, making it a space for exercise and family fun.
Another water feature to consider can be a water fountain or water wall, both of which can bring the sounds of splashing water to your landscape. Studies show that the soothing sounds of water can reduce tension and stress, lessen anxiety, and improve your mental outlook.
A summer morning spent relaxing over coffee or a warm, starry night, spending time outdoors in your yard during the slower summer months can be that much better with a fresh landscape feature. An outdoor living specialist can help you decide which feature would best suit your yard and intended use.
With two generations of masonry expertise and personal assistance with materials selection, they can bring the right addition to spruce up your Bethpage and Oyster Bay, NY, summer landscape. On those lazy summer nights when you just want to chill, you will be so glad you followed your landscape dream.