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Premium Quality Hardscape Projects in Central Illinois

Are you ready to improve the appeal of your landscaping? Perhaps it’s time you incorporated some stunning natural stonework. At Monarch Landscaping in Central IL, we provide natural stonework using natural stone ledge rock, flagstone, drywall or garden wall. From a sprawling paver patio to intimate walkways that wind throughout your property, choose our team to deliver the results you deserve. Our priority is to help design your perfect landscape for your property—let us bring your oasis to life with our amazing products and services! Continue reading below to find out more information on what we can do for you and your yard. Don’t just dream it—make your vision come alive!

Seat Walls / Garden Walls

Seat walls provide additional seating areas around a patio or firepit area. They can made with man-made wall block and come in many colors, shapes and sizes and can resemble the look of natural stone.  Garden walls are  smaller walls usually made with natural stone to hold back a berm area or grade change in your yard.  They are an easy, low-maintenance way to add some classy design to the overall look of your property. They are durable—they don’t get damaged by rain or sun.  If you’re looking for a visually appealing addition to your yard, consider installing one of the beautiful walls that Monarch Landscaping provides.

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Retaining Walls

Retaining walls can be used to retain a steep hillside or as wing walls for your walk out basement. We have a variety of materials available to create your retaining walls, including interlocking man-made wall blocks or  natural stone ledgerock or drywall, depending on the steepness of your hillside. Each of these materials comes in a wide variety of colors and textures and will add a different style to your overall landscaping design. Contact our Monarch Landscaping design center to create a 3D rendering of your retaining wall to find out how it will look before you decide on the final project!

Water Features

Create the oasis you’ve always wanted with water features that help bring balance and peace to your life and your landscape. Monarch Landscaping in Central IL has experience installing and maintaining a variety of water features to create a serene space that can be enjoyed by all. Whether you are looking for a waterfall, fountain, or Koi Pond, we have you covered. Stop by soon to chat with our staff about your options and check out the water feature we built on our own pond! We’re here to make your dream a reality!

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Fire Pits / Fire Place

Imagine walking onto your backyard patio and seeing a beautiful fire place as the focal point of your property. With Monarch Landscaping, you don’t have to just imagine it—we can make your vision a reality! If you’re interested in a custom-made fire pit or fireplace kit, we can provide you with an excellent variety of products to help you make the right choice for your yard. An outdoor fireplace or fire pit can be a source of warmth, allowing you to enjoy your outdoor space even when the weather is cooler and you could also use the flame for cooking food, which makes it an ideal spot for entertaining friends and family. Fireplaces and fire pits can create a more relaxed and comfortable atmosphere and can add considerable value to your home.

Looking to Redesign Your Outdoor Space?

Our landscaping experts offer a variety of exterior design options from retaining walls to paver patio installation.

Landscape Lighting

If you’re looking to enhance both the aesthetic and functional advantages of your outdoor space, consider the addition of exterior low-voltage landscape lighting. Landscape lighting ranges from small solar lights powered by the sun to path lights that you could control through a low voltage dawn to dusk timer. Landscape lighting enhances the appearance of your yard by illuminating all the beautiful features after dark. These lights also add functionality to your space and improve home security, and personal safety. With proper lighting, you can continue to enjoy your space well into the night. Let Monarch Landscaping illuminate the possibilities.

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Grill Surrounds

If you love grilling, building a surround for your outdoor barbecue will make it even more enjoyable by giving you additional space to work with while preparing your favorite meals. Grill surrounds are functional add-ons to your patio allowing you to cook and have serving space for family and friends and it  will complement the overall look of your patio. Our expert team can design them to look attractive and professional so the quality of your space is enhanced. Grill surrounds are built with man made wall block and can resemble the look of natural stone.  Beautiful, practical, and affordable—the benefits of investing in grill surrounds speak for themselves. Contact Monarch Landscaping at our Springfield, IL location today to learn more.

Outdoor Kitchens

Many homeowners have grills in their backyard and enjoy cooking on a nice summer day, but if you’re looking to take your experience to the next level, you may be interested to learn about outdoor kitchens. Having an outdoor kitchen opens up new possibilities with food preparation. Instead of just putting a slab of meat on the grill, you could make a pizza in your outdoor pizza oven. Outdoor kitchens can include a drop in grill, a drop in turkey fryer, a drop in sink, utensil drawers and an area to slide in a small outdoor refrigerator.  Feel free to cook fish or other odiferous foods because you’re outside! An outdoor kitchen from Monarch Landscaping offers the freedom to be adventurous!

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A pergola is a framework of vertical posts or pillars that typically has an open lattice ceiling. Monarch Landscaping installs vinyl covered pergolas that can have either lumber or metal internal supports.  The vinyl coverings make them extremely low maintenance.     When you choose a pergola for your backyard, you’re selecting a product that combines beauty and durability with function and affordability. They come in a variety of sizes and styles so you’re sure to find the perfect fit for you. If you’re interested in adding a pergola to your outdoor space, consider the following benefits: