The Ground Source Blog

Posted by Joe Mouad on Apr 14, 2020 1:25:57 PM

Paver Patios: Considering Materials, Cost, and Patio Builders in Orlando, FL

If you had a fabulous patio, we could sit out there with landscape designer Eric Frisch and talk about how great paver patios are.

Oh, shoot. Maybe just pull up a chair in the grass, then. 

There are other patio material choices, of course, from gravel to stamped concrete.

But Ground Source designer Frisch sticks to pavers.

What’s so great about pavers? 

How much does a paver patio cost?

What are some designer tips for a great paver patio installation? 

Let’s take a look. 

Posted by Joe Mouad on Aug 3, 2016 10:41:07 AM

Elements of a Hardscape

One way to get your hardscaping project underway is to communicate with our hardscape design team the elements of a hardscape you want. Our team of designers will then use that info to draft out a beautiful hardscape design plan.

We thought we'd put together a list of some of the more popular, trademark hardscape elements so that you can take start to visualize their application in your yard!

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jul 13, 2016 10:34:26 AM

Landscape vs Hardscape: What's the difference?

Just the other day, a member of our landscape design team was talking with a prospective client in Florida about some future work. During the conversation, the client asked: landscape vs hardscape design? Which is better?

Posted by Joe Mouad on Apr 12, 2016 5:00:00 AM

The Benefits of a Fire Pit

'Installing a fire pit holds countless benefits that most people aren't even aware of. If you are considering installing a fire pit, or just looking for an Orlando hardscape to revamp your exterior, take a look at the benefits. They might just shock you.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Mar 28, 2016 10:34:26 AM

Orlando Hardscaping Tips: Stamped Concrete Vs Pavers

Stamped concrete and pavers are two of the most common hardscaping materials. While there are loads of other options hardscapes, such as bluestone and marble, stamped concrete and pavers are a good starting point for figuring out what you really want.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Feb 6, 2016 10:34:26 AM

What to Consider When Installing Pavers Around a Pool

Orlando landscape design Step one: get a pool! Now that you have something to cool off in during the brutal Orlando summers, you'll probably want to make it look pretty. Adding pavers to your backyard pool is an excellent way to make any yard look more sophisticated, but there are a few things you have to consider before installing pavers around a pool in Orlando: