On the Banks of the Roanoke River

We are checking in today with a customer we've been working with for a number of years. Things are looking good, to say the least! Click on any photo to get a closer look. This post is focused mainly on the side yard sod work, plantings, and associated stone work, but we've done a number … Continue reading On the Banks of the Roanoke River

Game On!

Those of you with a Ben's Creek Nursery paver patio, firepit, or walkway have something very nice. Very, very nice. But do you have a life-sized Chessboard and Hopscotch game - made entirely out of stone pavers? This customer does, and you've got to admit; our guys outdid themselves in creating these customized game boards. … Continue reading Game On!

Value Added

Happy New Year to all our customers and friends (pardon the redundancy)! We are kicking off the year with a yard and garden tip - hardscape (the industry generic term for patios, walkways, outdoor grilling areas, retaining walls, and the like) is not an expense, but an investment in your home. From several recent projects, … Continue reading Value Added

Waterfront

It should not surprise, but surprisingly it often does, that there is more waterfront living in this community than is provided by our local lakes. There is also the historic Roanoke River as it flows south of Lake Gaston & Roanoke Rapids Lake, providing both the charms of being on the water and the conveniences … Continue reading Waterfront

Firepit & Patio

Our crews were into some supplemental work for this customer. Last year we built a football length stone paver walkway, with a lake lookout station centered around a firepit about halfway down. Here's the firepit area when we finished this project last year. Here's what we just completed: two 18' long Colonial Castle Manor Grana … Continue reading Firepit & 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