Landscaping properly done can personalize new construction, helping a house to become a home. Here is an example. As usual, click on any photo for a closer look. We began this project with a scene like this: the flat, clay soil typical of the eastern edge of the Piedmont of North Carolina. But with the … Continue reading From a House to a Home
There is nothing like fresh new sod being lightly watered by your automatic irrigation system to help you truly enjoy sitting on your patio contemplating the Lake. Here is a recent project of just that: new Compadre Zoysia sod and an irrigation system. Click on any photo to get a closer look. Contact us!
With the Fall Equinox behind us, let's check in on what Ben's Creek Nursery is focusing on this season. For the past few weeks we have begun aeration and overseeding in earnest, and will be continuing those efforts into October. Aeration and overseeding are annual techniques begun just before the existing lawn begins its rapid … Continue reading Fall Lawncare Notes
The nights are starting earlier, which is nature’s hint that it won’t be long before we will have to start coming in from the cold. But for the next few months at least, you can extend your outdoor time with night lighting. Click on any photo to get a closer look. Here is another job … Continue reading Night Light
A bit of stonework and mulch combined with newly installed and hanging mums can do wondrous things to a driveway entrance. Thinking about freshening up your landscape with new material or mulch? Contact us!
Summer heat and the rain/drought cycle can present special problems for lawn maintenance, but apparently not for our crews. Check out the results of a recent visit to this special property. Among other things, note the razor's edge between grass and pavers in the photos below. Good job on the edging, guys! Click on any … Continue reading Maintenance News
Armies are good, especially our army. And worms are good things, too. But Fall Armyworms … that's a different story. We like our lush, green lawns, and so do these little pests. Fall Armyworms are connoisseurs of fine lawns, especially fresh, new sod, and will muster the troops for an assault as soon as they … Continue reading If it’s Fall These Must Be Armyworms