2021: Shortage of Plants, Shrubs, & Flowers

We have an article from the North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association that we want to pass on to you regarding the availability of plants, shrubs, flowers, and other material in 2021. Read the whole thing, but the short answer it provides is: Shortages, delays, and higher prices are going to affect ... the [green] … Continue reading 2021: Shortage of Plants, Shrubs, & Flowers

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

Aeration & Overseeding

As September returns, we once again offer our annual reminder that early Fall is the time for 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 turf grass rooting, among other benefits. Overseeding is the practice of introducing … Continue reading Aeration & Overseeding

Fall Lawncare Notes

With the Fall Equinox behind us, let's check in on what Ben's Creek Nursery is focusing on this season. For the past few weeks we have begun aeration and overseeding in earnest, and will be continuing those efforts into October. Aeration and overseeding are annual techniques begun just before the existing lawn begins its rapid … Continue reading Fall Lawncare Notes