Welcome to the Homeowner’s Guide  to Landscape Construction

Landscape construction broadly covers all aspects of the landscape not including plant life.  And yet, just as a site’s unique characteristics will affect planting design, so too will site conditions influence landscape construction.

Landscape construction table of contents


The term hardscaping refers to all the things we build in the landscape minus the plant material.  Instead, our hardscape materials are of non-living things such as manufactured building products, and non-living elements in nature such as boulders, stones and earth.

Grading, Drainage & Engineering

The critical roles that grading, drainage & engineering play within a landscape can not be overemphasized. And this holds true not only for landscape construction, but for the plantings as well.

“We have used Roger’s expertise in a wide variety of areas over the past seven years.  What makes Roger so unique and invaluable is his attention to detail.

Karen & Chris Amo