We had occasion to check back in with this customer recently. We seeded and sodded this property some time ago, and installed an irrigation system to keep it healthy. The results were as anticipated, of course, but impressive nonetheless. Well into late Fall the new seed and sod have thrived. Hidden under the sod, but … Continue reading Seed, Sod & Irrigation
Not the multi-legged creepy crawly thing, but that staple of modern lawns, centipede grass. We had occasion today to visit a property that had centipede sod installed way back in May of this year. The lawn was not only alive and well, but also holding its deep green color well into November. This is impressive … Continue reading In Praise of the Centipede
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
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
Our crews have been hard at work connecting this customer's driveway to the rear deck steps, and then on down to the lake boathouse boardwalk - a total of 145' of paver work. Additionally, they upgraded a wooden border planting bed with a 40' stone retaining wall, and installed some plant material and night lights … Continue reading Summer Walk
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.