Definition of hardscape in English:


Syllabification: hard·scape
Pronunciation: /ˈhärdskāp


chiefly US
The nonliving or man-made fixtures of a planned outdoor area: before you begin to implement your plan, consider the hardscape of your ornamental garden
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  • ‘That's especially valuable in small gardens, where the proportion of hardscape to planting areas is always greater,’ Clark says.
  • Clark added flower beds between the flagstone paving and the covered dining area, softening the hardscape and making a room divider.
  • Design and construction professionals call the nonliving components of any landscape the hardscape.

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