Does the falling snow and accompanying cold temperatures have you daydreaming about the spring season ahead? Do those visions include improving upon your home’s outdoor space? If you answered “yes,” a hardscaping project may be just the thing to get on your to-do list.

But don’t worry, we can help with all the heavy lifting and with bringing your vision to life.

What is Hardscaping?

Adding form and function to outdoor spaces, hardscaping could come in the form of a garden walkway or bench, a fence to secure your yard space for children and pets, or even a new set of stairs to improve the curb appeal of your home. More extravagant projects can include outdoor kitchens, pergolas, fire pits and covered porches and patios.

Why Choose New Castle?

As we’ve suggested, hardscaping is hard work. It often involves excavating with specialized equipment, and pre-planning in the form of surveying and 3-D model renderings. When you hire New Castle for the job, you can rest assured that you’re working with an experienced team that cares. You can expect us to follow the below five-step plan to get the job done right, and beautifully. We will…

  1. Meet with you to learn more about your vision, including your timeline and budget.
  2. Survey the project area.
  3. Develop a proposal/estimate and possibly a 3D walk-through model.
  4. Purchase materials and obtain permits.
  5. Complete your project and conduct a walk-through with you, the client.

Meet the Designers

Just who might be on your project’s crew? New Castle Lawn & Landscape isn’t award-winning without reason. We employ the best of the best, including…

Phil Neri, Lead Landscape Designer, is an ICPI & NCMA certified contractor, an A.A. Graphic Design degree. He can virtually walk you through your future landscape with the aid of our 3D design software. Having transitioned from the construction department and with his graphic design background, Phil realizes that an important part of design is knowing how it all comes together. He is extremely knowledgeable regarding materials and is always researching new products and styles to present designs that are current with the trends, yet timeless in the landscape. Phil is known for thinking outside the box and for adding an appealing edge to designs that stand out from typical hardscape layouts.

Landscape Designer Tricia Voss is a Penn State graduate with a B.S. in Landscape Contracting, and concentrations in Design and Ornamental Horticulture. Tricia is one of New Castle’s plant experts and can visualize a plantscape with layers of seasonal interest, color and texture before the first click of the mouse. She helps to educate the New Castle team on plants and design concepts. With prior installation and maintenance experience, she knows what it takes to keep a landscape looking fresh and interesting year after year. Her goal is to create spaces that you want to spend time in and to have something interesting to find there regardless of the space’s size or your vantage point. Beyond residential landscaping, Tricia has designed city gardens, has restored estates and has designed an award-winning Philadelphia Flower Show display.

Account Supervisor/Landscape Designer Stacey Carmello is also a Penn State graduate with a B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture and a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist (PCH). Stacey streamlines the process and makes sure the whole design/sales team is organized and communicating with one another. She is a plant expert, tackling any plant identification task, and can design spaces highlighting the features of interesting plants. Stacey also knows the ins and outs of pests and diseases control and can recommend appropriate treatments.

Ready to learn more and to book your consultation?

We’d be happy to meet with you! Call us at 610-796-7818 or visit today!