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HARDSCAPE HERO: Cory Busic


Cory’s company is known for crafting an array of unique solutions for their clients, from hardscaping a creek, to building patios with ramps and crafting narrow walkways.



Common Problems That Patios Solve


Most homeowners think that patios are installed for leisure, and on a flat backyard. But after asking our Hardscape Heroes why their clients approached them, we found that many projects were about solving detrimental problems in the client’s yards.



Twice the Hero: Brian Gillespie


Meet March’s Hardscape Hero winner, Brian Gillespie of Ultimate Hardscapes! If his name rings a bell, it’s because Brian was our October 2014 winner.



HARDSCAPE HERO: Osterhus Outdoors


Congratulations to our newest Hardscape Hero, Ken Osterhus of Osterhus Outdoors!

Osterhus Outdoors is located in Salisbury, North Carolina, and is known for their desire to “take unhewn landscape and form it into a more inhabitable work of art.” The company completes all kinds of projects from retaining walls and spillover spas to fire pits and outdoor kitchens, but their specialty lies in installing fiberglass pools.