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
We begin with the driveway entrance wherein we replaced existing timber supports on the right and left of the driveway with Castle Manor Grana Grey retaining walls, and installed Red Knock Out Roses and Miss Huff Lantana in a mulch of NC Long Leaf Pine Needles. We cleaned up this 15' x 118' area and … Continue reading Plants & Patio
We had occasion the other day to do some upgrades for one of our existing customers. We added fresh mulch and new plants to their well established yardscape, and also some large decorative boulders to match some existing rocks. As a bonus, here are photos of existing Biloxi crape myrtles, Nellie Stevens hollies, and Green … Continue reading Bold Boulders
Weddings are not casual affairs. So when a major hurricane roils through your wedding venue just days before the blessed event is scheduled, that's cause for alarm. This happened to one of our customers when Hurricane Florence visited North Carolina this past week, and the solution to the crisis was to re-venue the wedding to … Continue reading Wedding Blues
We at Ben's Creek Nursery pride ourselves on having the ability to take a project from start to finish. But we also can be team players when the circumstances call for it, as in this project with a multi-state group of talent to improve and landscape a natural collection stream on the banks of the … Continue reading Canal Work
You saw this project when it began with this circular patio. The rest of the project included an 18' x 50' patio along the back screen porch, connecting to the lakeside boat house by a 110' walkway. Grading and preparation of the ground was a large task. But of equal moment was that the design … Continue reading Stonework
The dictionary tells us that a transformation is a qualitative change in form, shape, or appearance. That nicely describes our crews' latest efforts for this customer. Here are some before and after photos of this beautiful property. As always, click on any picture to get a closer look.