This unique American holiday comes up tomorrow, reminding us to be thankful for all the blessings the Good Lord has given us. And not the least of these blessings are His gifts of family and friends - which most definitely includes our employees! In that spirit, Ben's Creek Nursery hosted a pre-Thanksgiving breakfast for each … Continue reading A Very Thankful Thanksgiving
There is nothing better than a stone paver lake walkway to walk off the tensions of life. Our guys have been hard at work installing a 160' long Dublin Fossil Beige 3 piece paver walkway for this customer. This walkway includes 2 tan slab steps at the front porch, 3 tan steps to the right … Continue reading Walk It Off
It should not surprise, but surprisingly it often does, that there is more waterfront living in this community than is provided by our local lakes. There is also the historic Roanoke River as it flows south of Lake Gaston & Roanoke Rapids Lake, providing both the charms of being on the water and the conveniences … Continue reading Waterfront
We came to this customer's property to do some irrigation repairs, and stayed to introduce some large scale drainage upgrades. Along the way, our guys re-graded the front foundation, installed a 90' retaining wall and 100 feet of ground gutters, replaced and upgraded a lot of plant material, mulched and mulched again. Oh, and rip-rap, … Continue reading Rain Out
As September returns, we once again offer our annual reminder that early Fall is the time for aeration and overseeding. Aeration refers to air, which is what needs to be periodically introduced into the root system of your grass in order to encourage turf grass rooting, among other benefits. Overseeding is the practice of introducing … Continue reading Aeration & Overseeding
We had occasion a few months back to re-visit a property we landscaped almost a year ago. Last year, this was new construction and our crews installed a complete yardscape from the ground up. Our work then included more than a dozen different plant varieties, bermuda sod, and night lighting. We came back this year … Continue reading Landscape Revisited
It is done, and our guys finished up with their typical flourish and attention to detail. These are final photos of a major stone patio/walkway project complementing a marvelous pentadecagon house on the lake. Previous posts on this property can be found here and here. To recap, this project involved split level River Street Lafitt … Continue reading Voila!