This is a long-time customer who wanted to put up some screenage around his guest house. He selected large, full grown Emily Bruner Hollies, an excellent choice. Here is the guest house. What, you can't see it? Exactly. That's what a group of 16' Emily Bruners can do, besides being a quality holly to look … Continue reading Holly Screenage
The photos are coming in as work progresses on this project. Remember this scene? It's getting a new look. Our guys are laying down the Fescue sod. It will ultimately take more than 24,000 sf of sod to cover this expansive property. Some good work is being done around the pool right now. We've gotten … Continue reading Project Update
Our man Polito was up to his hips in an irrigation trench the other day, installing an irrigation system for one of our favorite customers. This is a good thing. Because of this fully automatic, programmable irrigation system, this front yard ... … will soon be doing this. Here are some more pictures of our … Continue reading Irrigation Project
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
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