If you want a quick survey of almost all the things that Ben's Creek Nursery does, the best way is to just follow our man Chewy around. Chewy is the swiss army knife of landscape work. He can drive the heaviest equipment, wields all the basic tools of the craft from chain-saws to shovels, and … Continue reading What We Do
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
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
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
A bit of stonework and mulch combined with newly installed and hanging mums can do wondrous things to a driveway entrance. Thinking about freshening up your landscape with new material or mulch? Contact us!
Summer heat and the rain/drought cycle can present special problems for lawn maintenance, but apparently not for our crews. Check out the results of a recent visit to this special property. Among other things, note the razor's edge between grass and pavers in the photos below. Good job on the edging, guys! Click on any … Continue reading Maintenance News
Following up on our previous post, let's walk the walk of this finished project, beginning with the driveway. Click on any picture to get a closer look. Here is the transition walk, to the patio under the house. This is the new patio/fire pit, with matching walks connecting the lower patio and the porch steps. … Continue reading Possibilities Realized