Project Scope: A 10’ retaining wall wrapping around the side of a yard. Location: New Paltz, NY Project Date: October 2016 Products Used: Rosetta Outcropping The Challenge A steep grade on one side their property was a cause for worry for this homeowner. The most pressing issue was the eroding hillside that could threaten the stability of their garage. […]
One of the newest additions to our hardscape toolbox is Kodah wall stone, by Rosetta Hardscapes. Like it’s big cousin Outcropping, it’s a pre-cast concrete wall stone. If you have a project where Outcropping is too large and Belvedere is too small, Kodah is a perfect fit. Natural cut stone can be costly and a […]
It doesn’t take long to see we’re big fans of Rosetta Outcropping. Far from your average pre-cast concrete product, this stone has form and function. Keeping It Local We get our Rosetta material right from the manufacturer in Gardiner, NY. Having the manufacturer in the next town over provides a couple key benefits. First, no time wasted […]
Project Scope: An outdoor living space with pre-cast concrete retaining walls and patio, a fire pit, a grill station, and a custom water feature. Location: Highland, NY Project Date: November – December 2014 Products Used: Rosetta Outcropping and Belvedere wall stone; Rosetta circular fire pit; Cambridge Paving Stones , CAST Lighting fixtures. The Challenge: These […]
Project Scope: A natural bluestone patio with a pre-cast concrete retaining wall, with room for planting. Location: High Falls, NY Date: Summer 2015, with some work performed from Winter 2015 – Summer 2016 Products Used: Rosetta Outcropping Wallstone, Rosetta Dimensional and Irregular Steps, Natural Blue Stone. The Challenge: The homeowners approached us with a vision for […]
Permeable paving has been a hot topic in the world of eco-friendly landscaping–and for good reason. Environmental conservation organizations like the D.E.C., love permeable pavers, because their use clearly helps protect our watersheds.
Have you ever seen a slipping grade? You probably have, but might not have recognized it for what it is: a serious stability issue. Slipping grades occur in hillsides and slopes where the sides cannot support the weight at the top. Worsened by erosion, the slope actually breaks and begins to collapse in on itself […]