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Kitchen Alfresco

Belgard provides us with all manner of hardscape products - retaining walls, patios, walkways, and etc. - but they also incorporate major appliances and utilities in their stone patio designs to produce what we call Outdoor Living Spaces. It's funny; we build these beautiful houses, insulate them and seal them up, but after we've turned … Continue reading Kitchen Alfresco

In Praise of the Centipede

Not the multi-legged creepy crawly thing, but that staple of modern lawns, centipede grass. We had occasion today to visit a property that had centipede sod installed way back in May of this year. The lawn was not only alive and well, but also holding its deep green color well into November. This is impressive … Continue reading In Praise of the Centipede

Groundwork

Have you forgotten something? Check your calendar and I believe you will see a reminder that early Fall is the time to prep your lawn with two fundamental procedures: 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 … Continue reading Groundwork

Wedding Blues

Weddings are not casual affairs. So when a major hurricane roils through your wedding venue just days before the blessed event is scheduled, that's cause for alarm. This happened to one of our customers when Hurricane Florence visited North Carolina this past week, and the solution to the crisis was to re-venue the wedding to … Continue reading Wedding Blues