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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Stone Veneer, Stone Veneer, Stone Veneer, Stone Veneer

Our Mason's are at it again....Creating this beautiful facade and pillars with a died mortared joint. Due to the cold weather for this type of work we had tent and heat the area being worked on in order to get a good quality adhesion. Product being used is actually a cultured stone with three different cuts. 

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design

Landscape Designer Caroline Dudek won this years Honor Award for a Burlington hillside retreat. This back yard had limited usable space and the steep slope ended close to the existing deck. Once an eye soar the hillside swale is now a design feature and is functional at channeling water to a french drain at the bottom of the wall and moving water away from the house. A once uninviting and unusable back yard is now the clients favorite place to relax and entertain. 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Landscape Watering, Landscape Watering , Landscape Watering

Don't rely on mother nature to water you new Landscape! Rain fall can be very deceiving. You think the 45 minute thunderstorm just watered your plants beautifully, but half of it ran off into the lawn because it rained so hard, and only the top couple of inches of mulch is wet. Unless it rains a light soaking rain for a least 4-5 hours, Don't even consider natural precipitation as watering. 

Here are some watering guidelines which Landshapes recommends. 

First and foremost water must be applied gradually to allow water to soak in deeply and not run off, this is very important...

Monday, January 22, 2018
Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design

This back yard had limited usable space, and the steep slope ended close to the existing deck. The area is mostly exposed soil which make the site muddy with rain fall and due to the natural contour of the hillside the original swale collected all the rain water run-off, which resulted in erosion and water collecting near the house. Once an eye soar, the hillside swale is now a design feature with the appearance of a dry stream bed. It functions to channel water down the new swale to a french drain at the wall base, moving it away from the house. The site was tight and had limited access...

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design, Landscape Design

The VT AOT Route 7 project in Charlotte had an impressive number of tree plantings. The planting project spanned two years with the majority of the trees being planted in 2017. The tree counts are as follows: (1,096) 5-7' evergreen trees, (175) 2-2.5" Deciduous Trees, and (372) 3-4' Deciduous Shrubs.. We hauled in 5,070 cubic yards of imported soils for a proper planting environment. All material planted was inoculated with the appropriate soil microorganism for each speices. In addition we watered with a biostimulant consisting of humates, cold processed kelp, fish hydrolysate, L amino 18...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Spa Equipment, Pool Equipment, Pool Equipment, Pool + Spa Equipment, Pool + Spa Equipment

The science behind pool and spa equipment has come a long way in the past 30 years. We now have the ability to install a virtually maintenance free pool or spa with the new innovations on the market today.

Pentair Salt Water Generators use common table salt to produce all the chlorine a pool needs, safely, effectively, and automatically. The system offers the same sanitation performances as manual chlorine addition without the draw backs. No need to buy, transport, and store chlorine compounds as well as subject your body to it when you swim.

A well balanced water produces a...

Friday, December 29, 2017
Gas Fire Pit, Granite Fire Pit, Outdoor Entertaining, Outdoor Living, Outdoor Entertaining, Outdoor Fireplace + Spa, Outdoor Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen + Bar, Outdoor Kitchen + Fire Table, Outdoor Kitchen + Fire Pit, Outdoor Living Space, Outdoor Living, Outdoor Patio + Entertaining, Rustic Fire Pit, Wood Burning Fire Pit

Outdoor entertainment spaces continue to be extremely popular with homeowners. There are many reasons why homeowners want outdoor living spaces but often it comes down to spending time with friends and family comfortably outdoors. The trend use to be bringing the outdoors in but it is quite the opposite now. Bringing the indoor comforts out to the patio, porch, or deck. Whether its an outdoor kitchen, a cozy fireplace, or a simple patio, these features bring people together and add value to the home. The return on investment can be as much as 150% based on study done by realestate.com. ...

Friday, December 22, 2017
Landscape Art, Landscape Art, Landscape Art, Landscape Art, Landscape Art, Landscape Art, Landscape Art, Landscape Art, Landscape Art, Landscape Art

More and more poeple are intruducing sculpture into the landscape. Whether its artfully stacked stones, a large upright obilisk, a detialed carved piece of granite, or welded peices of steel they add character and structure to the garden as well as make an interesting conversation piece. So next time you are out in your garden think about planting some art.

Friday, July 21, 2017
small forest reestablishment, large scale residential landscapers, residential drainage work vermont, large scale residential landscaping, large stone slab patio installation, modern stone patio installation, large stone slab step installation, new england landscape installation, raised planting beds, landscaping in new england

The landscape is starting to come together on this project with Deborah Nevins & Associates, Inc. and Cascade Builders!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
irregular bluestone patio installation, stone patio and walkway design vermont, small scale commercial landscaping, small scale commercial plantings

If you haven’t been there to see it already, here it is! We completed the walkway, patio and plantings for Foam Brewers in Burlington, Vermont.

 

 

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