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Stone Paver Walkway & Patio

Our guys swarmed this property with stone paver upgrades, from the driveway to the lake. We adorned the driveway pad with a Savannah Lafitt border, and installed a Colonial Castle Manor grana retaining wall along the right side of the parking area to hold the slope and prevent erosion and sediment from washing onto the … Continue reading Stone Paver Walkway & Patio

A Very Thankful Thanksgiving

This unique American holiday comes up tomorrow, reminding us to be thankful for all the blessings the Good Lord has given us. And not the least of these blessings are His gifts of family and friends - which most definitely includes our employees! In that spirit, Ben's Creek Nursery hosted a pre-Thanksgiving breakfast for each … Continue reading A Very Thankful Thanksgiving

Waterfront

It should not surprise, but surprisingly it often does, that there is more waterfront living in this community than is provided by our local lakes. There is also the historic Roanoke River as it flows south of Lake Gaston & Roanoke Rapids Lake, providing both the charms of being on the water and the conveniences … Continue reading Waterfront

Rain Out

We came to this customer's property to do some irrigation repairs, and stayed to introduce some large scale drainage upgrades. Along the way, our guys re-graded the front foundation, installed a 90' retaining wall and 100 feet of ground gutters, replaced and upgraded a lot of plant material, mulched and mulched again. Oh, and rip-rap, … Continue reading Rain Out

Aeration & Overseeding

As September returns, we once again offer our annual reminder that early Fall is the time for 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 turf grass rooting, among other benefits. Overseeding is the practice of introducing … Continue reading Aeration & Overseeding