Before we stride confidently into 2019, here is a quick look back on the close of 2018. Neither wind, rain, sleet, or snow stopped our crews in the month of December. When there wasn't outside work to be done, we were doing proposals, often including photos of materials and designs for our customers to choose … Continue reading December
As promised, here are finished photos of major work for this customer involving the tearing up of old plant beds, and the installation of new plants and shrubs, night lighting, and a golf cart path to the boathouse. Click on any photo to get a closer look.
Our guys are more than half way through with this project. In addition to the new plant installations, they've also started major grading on a golf cart path to the boathouse. Herewith some interim photos of progress personified. This is the new golf cart path for our customer, so he can ride down the steep … Continue reading Interim Update
As it is written, there is a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted. So, that is what our crews are up to on this particular project: first, tearing out plants and turning the earth; then, planting new material. Ben's Creek Nursery can multi-task. Here is one person tearing … Continue reading As the Earth Turns
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
After a few days off due to Hurricane Florence, our crews were back at it yesterday and today. Here is a progress update on a recent irrigation project. Most of the irrigation lines have been installed. With the ground wet and soft from the recent storm, we've taken this opportunity to install some of the … Continue reading Irrigation Update
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
Here is a look at one of many properties our maintenance crews are dealing with this summer season. This is a strikingly beautiful home with an array of plants and trees to go with a lush lawn, all of which command the energies of our crews each and every month. On this particular day we … Continue reading Summer Maintenance
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
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.