Wednesday, May 16, 2012

A Week in the Life of Ben's Creek Nursery

The last week has been a busy one at Ben's Creek Nursery. Herewith a random selection of photos of the variety of yards and landscapes our crews worked on these past few days - some completed, some near completed, and others just beginning.

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Friday, May 11, 2012

Irrigation Tips from a Pro!

Spring being Spring, the local Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer recently published its annual Spring Home & Garden supplement, featuring extensive advice from our own Robert Neville regarding irrigation systems.  Herewith a few of his tips:

Water supply: "For obvious reasons, [homeowners] will want to pump water from the lake, but unless they have an existing pump, they will need a permit from Dominion Power."  These permits are not hard to obtain and most homeowners can do this work themselves.  Dominion Power has some very helpful people to assist, and so beware any irrigation contractor who insists on excessive charges for obtaining permits.

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