Fall Lawncare Notes

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

Spring Recap

As the heat reminds us that official Summer is fast approaching, let's take a look back over Spring so that we might properly appreciate it. We began in January with a reminder that we do Maintenance contracts on an annual basis, so that we might better attune our work to the many seasonal variations of … Continue reading Spring Recap

Maintenance Contracts

Our lawn maintenance services are generally offered on an annual contract basis. This is because your lawn and plants have a natural yearly cycle of growth, and lawn maintenance done properly must match that cycle to promote the beauty and sustainability of your yards and gardens. Any given service call will therefore carry twin goals: … Continue reading Maintenance Contracts

Groundwork

Have you forgotten something? Check your calendar and I believe you will see a reminder that early Fall is the time to prep your lawn with two fundamental procedures: 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 … Continue reading Groundwork

Blast from the Past

We had occasion recently to visit our maintenance crews on the job, and suddenly realized we were at a property we had originally landscaped back in 2012! As a matter of fact, you can see the installations we did that year under Projects, Landscaping from the Ground Up and its companion piece¬†From the Ground Up … Continue reading Blast from the Past