Outdoor Fireplaces For The Spring Season

Posted by on Mar 24, 2023 in Tips | No Comments

Outdoor fireplaces can set the stage for some incredible times & happy memories. Some planned communities have ordinances that prohibit open woodburning firepits. Gas burning fire pits/places are always an option, but so are fireplaces with a chimney & spark arrestor in most instances. We just completed this Olde English (Wall Block) Fireplace, manufactured by Cambridge ...

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High Atop The Mountain

Posted by on Mar 17, 2023 in Tips | No Comments

Sometimes the most rewarding part of a project are the breathtaking views. We have been busy up on the mountain this week installing a Mega-Arbel patio by Belgard in the Sable blend with a Millstone set as the focal point. On the left side of this photo is a seat wall (backless) and on the ...

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Tuckahoe Clubhouse At Stoney Creek

Posted by on Mar 9, 2023 in Tips | No Comments

We are actively teaming up with the Wintergreen Property Owners Association (WPOA) for the first phase of the outdoor renovation of the Tuckahoe Clubhouse at Stoney Creek. The multi purpose event/meeting space is complete from the drainage improvement on up. The landscaping is next on deck & will be installed in May. If you are in ...

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Drainage Improvement With Style

Posted by on Mar 3, 2023 in Tips | No Comments

Drainage improvement doesn’t have to mean ugly. We are seeing an increased need across our service area for such upgrades due in part to shifting weather patterns that can bring on unpredictable amounts of storm water without warning. Through many methods the water can be conveyed out of sight permanently. Foundation applications can be as equally aesthetically ...

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Working With A Smile

Posted by on Feb 17, 2023 in Tips | No Comments

Even on an overcast day while troubleshooting a pond our Senior Foreman Jeff Thompson can be found smiling & cracking jokes. His positive attitude, sparkling sense of humor, & contagious laugh always makes the work day a brighter place. He brings over 25 years of experience along with him to every jobsite & has been described ...

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A Fool’s Spring

Posted by on Feb 10, 2023 in Tips | No Comments

Fortunately for the plants that need a period of solid dormancy we are poised to dip back down into winter temps this weekend, but the past few days sure have offered a nice respite from the cold. The daffodils are already crowning through the mulch in this mild winter, brining with them the promise of beautiful days to be ...

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Community Progress in Charlottesville

Posted by on Feb 3, 2023 in Tips | No Comments

We made an appearance & progress on the Ivy Corridor Improvement Project this week. Where we have teamed up with Faulconer Construction on this multi year, critical infrastructure improvement project, in part with The University of Virginia (UVA). There are both private & public facets to this upgrade that is projected to finish in 2024. ...

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Forget Paving

Posted by on Jan 27, 2023 in Tips | No Comments

Asphalt paving is not the all to end all anymore. There are numerous alternatives to, and permeable applications for, to be considered. We are putting the finishing touches on an interlocking paver driveway for a lovely home here in Nelson County. The Villagio pavers installed above are produced by Techo-Bloc and are shown in the ...

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Winter While We Work

Posted by on Jan 6, 2023 in Tips | No Comments

Hope you all had a full & happy holiday season from start to finish! We are stepping back onto our jobsites with renewed enthusiasm and anticipate a busy & productive winter. Although we are between planting seasons there are still numerous types of hardscaping applications that can be installed this time of year. This dry-set ...

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Fall Has Landed

Posted by on Sep 30, 2022 in Tips | No Comments

It is official! Our first load of material for our fall planting projects arrived just ahead of the rain. It is a gorgeous mix of natives & native cultivars (nativars). A huge thank you to Shreckhise Nursery in Grottoes for the delivery. Their plants are stunning & the delivery guys are always full of laughter & ready ...

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