For those of you not on our active maintenance email list, here is an important notice we recently sent regarding the appearance of grassy weeds this spring season. Due to the record-setting wet weather this past Fall and Winter, we are seeing a lot of wheatstraw and poa annua (annual bluegrass) germinating in our fescue … Continue reading Turf Alert!
'Gilding the lily' is actually a misquotation of Shakespeare (look it up!), but its popular meaning is plain enough: attempting to improve that which is already beautiful. That is what our crews were asked to do for this elegant property on the Lake. We'd like to claim credit for the stonework and all the large, … Continue reading Gilding the Lily
Our guys have completed another bit of stonework, steps and a walkway to the lake coupled with pine needle mulch in the natural areas. And as one completes, another job gets started, this one involving grading and new plant material along the new walkway. The fun never stops for our crews around the Lake. See … Continue reading Stone Walk, Steps – and More!
WE'RE HIRING! We are looking for hard-working, self-motivated laborers. The work will be outdoors in all kinds of weather, hot or cold, wet or dry, but it can be rewarding. We install trees, shrubs, and plants; maintain lawns and gardens; install, service, and repair irrigation systems; and work with stone masonry products to build patios, … Continue reading We’re Hiring
Dynamite crape myrtle, that is. This crape will burst great red blooms come summertime, but for now it is dormant and being prepared by our crew for transport to its new home. Traveling, too, will be these three 18-20 foot tall maples, all with fresh burlap accoutrements for the journey. Could you use some instant, … Continue reading Dynamite!
We completely landscaped this beautiful property almost eight years ago (memorialized in these two Project posts, Landscaping From the Ground Up and From the Ground Up – Continued). Since then our maintenance crews have assiduously kept it trimmed and manicured, and then last year, we revisited it with some landscape upgrades. This past week our … Continue reading Holly Installation
Our guys have finished this long walkway to the Lake - more than a football field in length of River Street Laffit paver stones laid in an artful design. We detailed the progress of this impressive project here and here. Starting with the driveway, let's take a walk to the Lake and back on the … Continue reading A Long Walk