"Landscaping refers to any activity that modifies the visible features of an area of land, including:
Landscaping requires expertise in horticulture and artistic design."
"Hardscape refers to hard landscape materials in the built environment structures that are incorporated into a landscape. This can include paved areas, driveways,retaining walls, sleeper walls, stairs and walkways any other landscaping made up of hard wearing materials such as wood, stone, concrete etc. as opposed tosoftscape, the horticultural elements of a landscape"