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Everything Old is New Again

We like seeing rehabilitation of existing structures and yards, and more so when we are involved! This customer is restoring and enhancing this stately old house, built circa 1940, and we are doing the same with the landscape. It is more than 7 acres of land in which we are installing among other things a … Continue reading Everything Old is New Again

From a House to a Home

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

Fall Lawncare Notes

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