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Who put the Ben in Ben’s Creek Nursery?

There is a minor mystery afoot about just why we are named "Ben's Creek Nursery." The most common assumption is that we are named after this guy: This is not Ben. This is Robert Neville, the owner/operator of Ben's Creek Nursery. And none of these are Ben either. This is Treva, Keith, Wilson, and Brock. … Continue reading Who put the Ben in Ben’s Creek Nursery?

Landscape Improvements

Another recent project combining sod & plant installation with stone paver work. We begin with the Zeon Zoysia sod, which is literally an Olympic class grass - it was the official golf course grass for the 2016 games in Rio, Brazil. And no wonder; this is an extremely durable grass which thrives in a range … Continue reading Landscape Improvements

Instant Gardens – and More

We give you today this yard and garden upgrade from back in the latter part of the summer. We begin with the installation of about 18,000 square feet of Tifway Bermuda sod with a 12 zone Rainbird ESP irrigation system providing coverage of all the turf and ornamental plant bed areas. In the midst of … Continue reading Instant Gardens – and More

Ben’s Creek on a Mission

James, 1:27Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction Repost of original post on February 15, 2018 in the Archives. Ben's Creek Nursery has been on a mission - literally! For the past three years, Ben's Creek's owner/manager, Robert Neville, and his family, Treva, … Continue reading Ben’s Creek on a Mission

Fall Lawncare Notes

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

New Sod & Patio Fire Pit

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

If It’s Fall These Must Be Armyworms

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