About AB Natural Stone
AB Natural Stone is a family owned and operated supply business located at 4337 Hamilton Blvd Allentown Pa 18103. We have been serving the Hardscape, Landscape, Construction, and excavation industries for over 40 years. We take pride in the landscaping materials we sell and carry the best mulches, topsoils, and natural stone products we can find. Prior to the current operations, our background in excavation and construction allow us to guide you through any project big or small. From the first time homebuyer to a seasoned 'scaper we will tackle your project needs from the ground up.
If your project is too big to tackle or you are limited in time we can recommend a contractor to partner with. The contractors we recommend have many years of experience and have the right tools and knowledge to complete your project in a professional manner. Depending on the type, scale and location of your job we will do our best to help you form a partnership with a qualified company to do your job.
What is the difference between softscape and hardscape?
There are two main components in landscape design - softscape and hardscape. Softscape is all under the 'Landscape' category seen above, they are the elements that are fluid and changing as they mature. Hardscape are design elements that are solid and unchanging as the years go by. The ideal landscape is a balance of both hardscape and softscape.
Hardscape refers to the solid elements in the design of the landscape that stay the same for years. For example: large rocks, walkways and pavers, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens, water features, decks and driveways.
Softscape does not have that permanent quality that hardscaping does. It is the living part of a landscape that grows and changes with time and need to be maintained more meticulously. Softscape are the elements such as soil, plants, shrubs, trees, flowers, vegetables, vines, turf and color schemes.
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Our Location: 4337 Hamilton Blvd Allentown Pa
Call Today: 610-398-7200