The Wicked Yard

Massachusetts Makeovers: 5 Yards Transformed with Natural Stone

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Jun 6, 2018 8:30:29 AM
 
 
For a few Massachusetts homeowners, it had finally gotten to the point where old deteriorating steps, unsightly walkways, and unkempt lawns needed to go -- it was time for a makeover. That’s when they called Swenson Granite Works and the pros for help. While Tom Kraus of Natural Path Landscaping worked on these projects, he captured some photos demonstrating the transformative power of quality hardscaping. With some added greenery, you’ll see how these yards went from blah to breathtaking.
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Topics: granite steps, flagstone, Bluestone, before and after, walkways

A New England Minimalist Landscape Uses Classic Materials to Connect with Nature

Posted by Amanda Pittsley on Mar 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

In Andover, Massachusetts overlooking the Fish Brook Wetlands sits a custom-built contemporary home that connects the interior, landscaping and natural environment in the most intriguing ways. Using classic New England materials, including granite steps, pavers and pool coping from Swenson Granite Works, Andover Landscape designed a contemporary minimalist landscape for this unique residence surrounded by traditional Cape and Colonial homes.

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Topics: granite steps, Patios, walkways, contemporary, minimalist

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