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

Maintenance Plus Patio

This is one of our regular maintenance customers. You will see some nice, tight hedge and shrub trimming in these photos, as well as a yard that is neat and clean. Our crews have been busy. And speaking of nice, tight, neat and clean landscaping, here are some photos of what fresh pine straw put … Continue reading Maintenance Plus Patio

What We Do

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

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