Big Bend Landscaping News In St. Louis

Beautiful New Poolside Patio and Holland Stone Walkway

Beautiful New Poolside Patio and Holland Stone Walkway

 What an Outcome!     This homeowner had a grade level deck that had been rotting away for a while now. They wanted to keep the natural organic feel of their backyard. In order  to do that, we installed a classic permeable holland-stone paver patio. We replaced their wood bench seating and installed seating walls around the trees . To...

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Gorgeous Updated Versa Lok Raised Bed

Gorgeous Updated Versa Lok Raised Bed

 Completed Project    TIME TO COMPLETE:  1 Day (Including Inspections and Permits and Landscaping)  This homeowner wanted an updated look for their home and asked Big Bend Landscaping to tear out an old tie wall with 30 years worth of Ivey overgrowth. We were happy to help. The Big Bend Landscaping Team replaced the old bed with a clean...

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Attractive Versa-Lok Bethany Ledge Retaining Wall

Attractive Versa-Lok Bethany Ledge Retaining Wall

 Beautiful New Raised Bed  We built this raised bed using 6" Versa Lok  Non-Tumbled Bethany Ledge pavers and  created the beautiful landscape behind it, adding variegated liriope, boxwoods and natural boulders. TIME TO COMPLETE:  5 Days  (Including Inspections and Permits and Landscaping)  Completed Project  [difl_imagegallery...

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New Entryway Changes Everything

New Entryway Changes Everything

 A New Entryway in Just Three Days The Big Bend Landscaping team gave a homeowner a new entry way in just a few days. We tore out an existing concrete entry way as well as removed a large section of natural stone wall to allow more natural light through the front windows. Our crew then installed Bella Estate pavers in Summit Grey color with a...

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Small Job–Big Results: Garden Wall

Small Job–Big Results: Garden Wall

The Beauty of Retaining Walls We love small jobs that yield big results! We tore out the old worn down railroad tie wall and replaced with a Versa Lok 6” Non-Tumbled block garden wall in Bethany Ledge color.  After that, we backfilled the wall installing fabric and drainage and then spruced it up with boxwoods and nandinas in the back row, with...

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Bella Estate Patio & Versa Lok Wall

Bella Estate Patio & Versa Lok Wall

 What a Difference!   This home had an old deck that was beginning to fail. It wasn't just an eye-sore, it was about to be unsafe for use. The Big Bend Landscaping Team tore it out and disposed of the materials. We then built a more appealing and modern raised patio, using Bella Estate Pavers. Our team also enclosed the base with a Versa Lok 6”...

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New CityStone Supra Outdoor Living Space

New CityStone Supra Outdoor Living Space

 Look at those beautiful pavers!  The homeowner wanted an updated and much larger outdoor living space. We started by tearing out their old concrete patio and steps, along with outdated landscaping. We then created a large 715 square foot paver patio installed out of Keystone Citystone Supra pavers in Bethany Ledge color with a Black Diamond...

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Century Old Rebuild in Six Days

Century Old Rebuild in Six Days

We're really proud of this one!   The Big Bend Landscaping Team tore out an old deck and an unstable 100 year old stone wall in order to replaced them with a structurally sound Versa Lok 6” Standard Non-Tumbled block in Bethany Ledge Blend. We then installed landings at each back door with steps leading down to a 300 square foot Keystone Panorama...

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Complete Backyard Makeover In One Week

Complete Backyard Makeover In One Week

This project was driven by a mixture of necessity and the wish to make the property more attractive. The homeowners wanted to level out their yard enough to be able to mow without risking injury and damage to their mower. They also wanted to remove all the ivy that had completely taken over the backyard and replace it with green grass. Big Bend...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: Back Yard Patio, Seating Wall & Lighting

COMPLETED PROJECT: Back Yard Patio, Seating Wall & Lighting

Pavers: Unilock Bristol Valley pavers in Steel Mountain color with a Slate soldier course border. Seating Wall and columns: Unilock Lineo block in midnight. Lights: Kischler under cap light ran off a Kischler transformer with WiFi capability that can be ran off an App on your phone.[difl_imagegallery image_size="original" image_to_display="2"...

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Transforming Small Backyards with Patios, Walkways, and Fire Pits

Transforming Small Backyards with Patios, Walkways, and Fire Pits

Unlocking the Hidden Potential of Your Small Backyard Many backyards in the St. Louis area can be described as “small” or—in real estate speak — “intimate.” And they can be a challenge to work with. But when it comes to outdoor living spaces, size should never be a limitation. Even in a compact backyard, you can create a paradise that reflects...

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A Thing Of Beauty: Using A Retaining Wall As A Drainage Solution

A Thing Of Beauty: Using A Retaining Wall As A Drainage Solution

Retaining walls are remarkable things. A true engineering feat that came into existence shortly after mankind packed up his favorite possessions, moved into his first house, and decided to try his hand at gardening. Floods came. Droughts came. Mankind realized he needed to move water from one place to another and keep it from washing away his...

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NEW Big Bend Landscaping Logo

NEW Big Bend Landscaping Logo

We’re very proud of the history of Big Bend Landscaping and all we’ve accomplished since it was founded. We thought it was time for a logo refresh, to bring the “face” of the company up to the 2020’s a bit! We started as a lawn and landscape company which is why the original logo showed a plant in the background. Fast forward to 2024 - we are now...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: NEW Unilock Patio

COMPLETED PROJECT: NEW Unilock Patio

This beautiful new patio is constructed out of Unilock products. The finished project gives this customer a large new outdoor area to enjoy year round.  [difl_imagegallery image_size="original" image_to_display="2" use_image_order="on" image_order="desc" _builder_version="4.23.4" _module_preset="default"...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: Beacon Hill Flagstone Paver Patio

COMPLETED PROJECT: Beacon Hill Flagstone Paver Patio

This large outdoor living space is being put to good use by our amazing customers. For this project, we used Unilock Beacon Hill Flagstone Pavers. The Patio measures 16’ x 16’ under a gabled roof structure. The focal point, though, is the custom made Veneer fireplace and wood boxes. We’re pleased with this beautiful outcome....

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Presenting Custom Patio Covers & Patio Roofing by Renaissance

Presenting Custom Patio Covers & Patio Roofing by Renaissance

Big Bend Landscaping is already known throughout the St. Louis region for our beautifully designed outdoor living spaces, fire pits, walkways, and more. Our workmanship has provided us with more than 60 five-star reviews on Google and a loyal customer base. And we are always pleased when we find new products that meet with our high standards. Big...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: Black Hills Rustic Natural Stone

COMPLETED PROJECT: Black Hills Rustic Natural Stone

For this project, we tore out the old existing landscaping in both the front and back of the home and replaced it with new landscape. We added new edging made of Black Hills rustic natural stone and nice 1.5” Iowa Rainbow decorative rock. The front and back garden walls and steps we installed were made of Versa Lok 6” Non-Tumbled block and cap....

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Winterize Your Outdoor Living Space

Winterize Your Outdoor Living Space

It’s December in Missouri and that means lots of wet, cold weather (and possibly snow). If you haven’t already started, it’s time to winterize your outdoor living space and yard. To be clear, winterizing it doesn’t mean that you can’t use your outdoor living space during the winter if you want to. Far from it. It just means that it will be...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: Keystone Panorama

COMPLETED PROJECT: Keystone Panorama

  We just completed this seating wall with columns in PLACE. Details: Keystone Panorama Pavers. Color: Bethany Ledge with a slate sailor course. Made our of Versa Lok Tumbled Block in Bethany Ledge color.  [difl_imagegallery image_size="original" image_to_display="2" use_image_order="on" image_order="desc" _builder_version="4.23.1"...

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Using Fire Pits and Fireplaces During The Holidays

Using Fire Pits and Fireplaces During The Holidays

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that the holidays are upon us. And you’re either thinking about how you want to celebrate or you’ve already made plans. Either way, may we suggest you consider your outdoor living space as a place to have your holiday parties this year? Using fire pits and fireplaces as a gathering place...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: Pool Deck

COMPLETED PROJECT: Pool Deck

This client wanted us to create a new pool deck and patio area. We used paver stone to accomplish this, which adds curb appeal and stands up to weather extremes.

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How Do Outdoor Fire Pits Work?

How Do Outdoor Fire Pits Work?

In the fall, many of us at Big Bend Landscaping enjoy sitting in our backyards in front of our fire pits with something hot to drink in our hand while visiting with our family and friends. It is a great time to depressurize and just enjoy everything we’ve worked so hard for. The leaves are turning, we’re pulling out hoodies and sweaters, and...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: Driveway Sidewalk & Patio

COMPLETED PROJECT: Driveway Sidewalk & Patio

New front porch overlay done. New porcelain was laid over existing concrete porches to give it a much needed facelift. Materials: Belgard Origins 2.0 in Mantle color[difl_imagegallery image_size="original" image_to_display="2" use_image_order="on" image_order="desc" _builder_version="4.22.2" _module_preset="default"...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: Lakeside Patio

COMPLETED PROJECT: Lakeside Patio

We removed brush from lake front and installed white Gabion rock to clean up the shoreline and then installed a paver patio to overlook the lake.  [difl_imagegallery image_size="original" image_to_display="2" use_image_order="on" image_order="desc" _builder_version="4.23" _module_preset="default"...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: Beautiful Outdoor Living Area With A Fire Pit

COMPLETED PROJECT: Beautiful Outdoor Living Area With A Fire Pit

Another completed job. Very nice materials.Pavers: Unilock Beacon Hill Smooth in Champagne color Wall: Unilock Lineo block in River color with Unilock Ledgestone in Buff color. Firepit: Lineo block in River Color with Ledgestone cap.[difl_imagegallery image_size="original" image_to_display="2" use_image_order="on" image_order="desc"...

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COMPLETED PROJECT: New Grand Entry

COMPLETED PROJECT: New Grand Entry

New front porch overlay done. New porcelain was laid over existing concrete porches to give it a much needed facelift. Materials: Belgard Origins 2.0 in Mantle color[difl_imagegallery image_size="original" image_to_display="2" use_image_order="on" image_order="desc" _builder_version="4.22.2" _module_preset="default"...

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