This is our annual reminder that with the Fall Equinox behind us, there are a certain set of annual tasks that need attention. So, let's check in on some of the things Ben's Creek Nursery is doing this season and into the next. For the past few weeks we have begun aeration and overseeding in … Continue reading Fall Lawncare Notes
Our guys installed new sod for this customer, but first they needed to correct some serious drainage problems. So, they graded for positive drainage, mixed in 6 loads of new topsoil, and installed catch-basins at strategic locations. They then installed a 16' circular River Street Lafitt paver patio with a 4' diameter Colonial Weston Stone … Continue reading New Sod & Patio Fire Pit
We are re-posting this article from September of 2019, because ... well, they're back! 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, … Continue reading If It’s Fall These Must Be Armyworms
Our work on this difficult lakeside slope continues. From last year, here's what we started with: And here's what we finished with: This year, the customer upgraded the boathouse and wooden deck and steps, and our guys completed a patio walkway combination to tie the house to the lake. This is a 22' x 30' … Continue reading Patio & Walkway
And this time we mean it. We have openings in just about every position in our company, and we need you! Ben's Creek Nursery is a landscape services firm, offering design, installation, and maintenance services, including lawncare, landscaping, irrigation, landscape lighting, and stone paver patios, walkways, and retaining walls. A valid driver's license would be … Continue reading Help Wanted!
Our guys finished up some targeted upgrades for this customer. There was a wet natural area coming off the boat dock. We remedied this with a 4' x 25' River Street Lafitt paver sidewalk. But it is the pool area where our guys really did some special work. The pool area originally had a planting … Continue reading Targeted Upgrades
Before we leave spring behind us, here are some photos of some upgrades we did from a few months back, to an already established landscape. We installed a stone paver walkway, strategic lighting, and some full-grown plant material. We also deployed an irrigation system, which being underground and all, was not amenable to being photographed. … Continue reading Landscape Upgrades