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
We came to this customer's property to do some irrigation repairs, and stayed to introduce some large scale drainage upgrades. Along the way, our guys re-graded the front foundation, installed a 90' retaining wall and 100 feet of ground gutters, replaced and upgraded a lot of plant material, mulched and mulched again. Oh, and rip-rap, … Continue reading Rain Out
We had occasion a few months back to re-visit a property we landscaped almost a year ago. Last year, this was new construction and our crews installed a complete yardscape from the ground up. Our work then included more than a dozen different plant varieties, bermuda sod, and night lighting. We came back this year … Continue reading Landscape Revisited
A lot of rain, a lot of sunshine, and guess what? Our yards are blooming with color! Our crews have been working on this property for some time now, as seen here, here, and here. These are current pictures showing off the blooming fruits of our labor. Contact us, and you can get your bloom … Continue reading Blooming!
It will grow quite nicely, thank you, if you start with quality plants. And here are such quality plants, waiting to go to our customers' yards and gardens. A short list of some of the plants you see here: Pink Muhley; Majesty Palm; Ferns; Red Geraniums; Lantana; Drift Roses; and Hibiscus. And these are field … Continue reading How Does Your Garden Grow?
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
Johnny Appleseed has nothing on us. Apple trees are good, but if you are looking for something to brighten the cold monotone of late Fall, you can't beat the winter pansies that we sprinkle around amongst our customers. Here, for instance, are current photos of our latest project. We have built and fortified numerous planting … Continue reading Winter Pansies