Is the Fall too late to put in an outdoor hardscape?

If you live in Kansas City, the short answer is “no, the Fall is not too late to put in an outdoor hardscape project.” If you like coffee in the morning on your patio or a drink at night around a fire pit, then the Fall is a great time to be putting in a […]

Free Fire Pit Giveaway!

During the month of September we are having a free fire pit giveaway on Facebook where we will be building one lucky homeowner a free fire pit. All you have to do to enter is “share” our Facebook post about the contest and you’re entered! We will pick the winner on September 30th. We will be posting the contest […]

Top 10 Outdoor Design Trends of 2015

Green Movement Drives 2015 Outdoor Design Trends The results of the annual nationwide survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) indicated that concern for the environment appears to be driving the design trends of 2015, with eco-friendly or sustainable practices dominating the top 10 trends in this year’s survey. Here are the […]

Benefits of Pavers for Poolscapes

When designing a pool, the options often seem endless. Pool decking can be done with any number of materials — poured slab, tile, natural stone, brick, wood — so why choose pavers? Here are the benefits of pavers for poolscapes:

Our New Website is LIVE!

Same company, same great service, new name. Plus a new website! Here at KC Lawn & Landscaping, for the past 5+ years, we’ve done pretty much only hardscape projects. We don’t plant flowers, we don’t put in irrigation lines, or lay mulch. We build outdoor living areas. So we finally felt it was time to […]

Decorative Patio with Fire Pit by Hinkle Hardscapes

A Decorative Patio With Flare Here is a new project we just finished off. It’s a covered decorative patio that has a stamped concrete floor, a concrete countertop bar area, and a fire put with a seating wall. What was once a very mundane area is now an incredible area for family and friends to […]

BBQ and Fire Pit Safety

Barbecue and Fire Pit Safety for the Summer throughout the United States, the summer months are those months where millions of Americans find themselves enjoying the outdoors or chilling in the backyard. With summer comes barbecues and evenings outside, sitting beside the fire pit.

Outdoor Kitchen Trends

Outdoor Kitchen Trends in America by Outdoor Living By Belgard The popularity of the outdoor kitchen is undeniable. In many areas of the country, kitchens are becoming a standard element of the home design in new construction, particularly in median level homes and above, and can range from a simple built-in grill to full-scale gourmet […]

Great “Thank-You” letter from a great customer

There’s nothing better than doing great work that the customer really enjoys. Well, almost nothing. I guess one step up from that is when one of our customers takes time out of their day to tell us about the job we did and how pleased they were with our guys and their work! Here is […]

Hinkle Hardscapes – We’re Changing Our Name!

Announcing Hinkle Hardscapes: For the past 4+ years we at KC Lawn & Landscaping have really focused on our hardscape business (patios, fire pits, outdoor kitchens, pergolas, decorative concrete, etc.), and have gotten away from landscaping and lawn care. To be honest, it’s been several years since we’ve cut any grass, and over 95% of […]