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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Outdoor Kitchen, Outdoor Kitchens, Out Door Living Space, Field Stone Fire Pit, Field Stone Wall, Landscape Design

This outdoor living space was built in beautiful Charlotte VT with views out to the Adirondack Mountains. Irregular bluestone was used for the patio. Field stone was used for the grill surround as well as the walls and fire pit. The caps were all custom cut and thermaled 2" bluestone. The grill insert was a Memphis Pro build in grill w/ a pellet feed smoker. We finished of the grilling area with built in stainless steel cabinets. 

 

Monday, January 18, 2016
Fiberglass Pool Vermont, Maintenance Free Pool, Fiberglass Pool Vermont, Maintenance Free Pool, Fiberglass Pool Installation VT, Maintenance Free Pool

Although this property had a 20' deep swimming pond it was 100 yards away form the house. Wanting to keep a closer eye on their children we installed this SAN JUAN fiberglass pool right at the house.  The pool and patio where situated with the view in mind. It looked over their existing pond out to MT Mansfield and the Sterling Range. We installed this pool with all the bells and whistles. All equipment was Pentair and included 400 BTU Heater, Intelchlor, Intelchem, UV Sanitizer, and an easy touch control...

Friday, January 15, 2016
Landscape Construction, Grabite, Landscape Design, landscape design and installation

These Massive Stone Veneer Pillars were built on the entry of a 25' wide driveway. They Measure 6' H X 4' W X 4' D. Our Mason Veneered American Granite onto CMU structure using Possi-Tie's for strength. Although not on the structure yet, we have 4" custom cut granite caps with an additional 4" of beveled top.... these things are massive. The caps will also have custom made LED strip lights recessed into the cap. 

Monday, January 11, 2016
Biostimulation, Landscaping, Horticulture, biostimulation, Landscaping, Horticulture
  Improving the efficiency of the plant’s metabolism to induce yield increases and enhanced crop quality;   Increasing plant tolerance to and recovery from abiotic stresses;   Facilitating nutrient assimilation, translocation and use;   Enhancing quality attributes of produce, including sugar content, color, fruit seeding, etc;   Rendering water use more efficient;   Enhancing soil fertility, particularly by fostering the development of complementary soil micro-organisms....
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Patio, Landscape Design. Landscape Instalation, Paver Patio, Landscape Design, Techo Bloc, Techo Bloc, Landscape Design, Landscape Instalation, landscape design and installation, Paver Patio, Paver Patio, Techo Bloc, Landscaping, Landscaping Vermont, Stone Patios, Paver Patios, Landscape Installation

How does Landshapes get 3,500 square feet of pavers, 245 tons of crushed gravel, 61 tons of sand, an excavator, and skidsteer into an almost entirely enclosed courtyard........Very Carefully!  Laying this Paver Patio was no easy task. We first craned in an excavator and skidsteer to excavate large amounts of soil in the courtyard while a small team of dingos moved the soil out a 6' door, thru a hallway, and out another 6' foot door to the driveway. It was then hauled off site. That same small team of dingos moved in all the crushed gravel...

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Landscape Lighting , Landscaped Design, Landscape design, Landscape Designers, Landscape Lighting, Landscaping, Landscape Design, Landscape , Landscaping Vermont, Landscape design, Landscape Installation

The interior and exterior of the Hilton In Burlington was decorated with delightful Christmas displays. We used 15 Live 5 foot Blue Spruces, 500 Poinsettias, Hundreds of pounds of Cut Balsam Greens , hundreds of Red Twig Dogwood and Curly Willow to create these spectacular Christmas displays. It took a team of 7 people 5 hours to bring this all together.

Monday, December 21, 2015
Landscape Construction, Landscape Design,  Landscape Instalations, Landscape Design, Commercial Landscape, Landscape Construction, Landscape Design, Commercial Landscape, landscape design and installation,

Our mason's set these extremely large custom cut granite pieces at the new Vermont State Office Complex. These pieces of granite weighed anywhere from 12,000 to 18,000 pounds. This was no small task it required the use of a massive crane. This project also included custom cut sitting walls, large custom cut pavers, and stairs. 

 

 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Landscape Construction, Landscape Design,  Landscape Instalations

Landshapes always practices proper Horticultural Practices when planting & maintaining all of its tree and plant material. Prior to winter hitting we spray all of our needled and broad leaf evergreen we planted with a Powerful Antidesicant.  This coats the needles and leaves with a waxy substance for up to 6 months protecting them from winter winds and sun. This is normally the cause of winter burn. Although this antidesicant is not a deer or rodent deterrent it has a taste aversion to deer, rabbits, mice, and other rodents. 

Monday, December 7, 2015
Pond Aeration, Landscape Ponds, Landscape Design, Landscaping

This Customer Contacted Landshapes when he started noticing his trophy brown trout start to die off.  The Pond is about 180' Long X 40' Wide X 14' Deep which is plenty large and deep enough to harbor large trout. The one thing we notice on our initial visit  is that the Pond did not have any moving water in it. Moving water in a pond is essential to keeping the water oxygenated for aquatic life. This not only includes the trophy trout but frogs, salamanders, and insects as well. We installed an AirPro aeration system with...

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Retaining Wall, Granite Retaining Wall, Granite Veneer, Granite retaining Wall, Retaining Wall

This project was designed by ORW Landscape Architects out of White River Junction Vermont. The Landscaping being done at this building is at the Williams Translational Research Building At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. The Wall Stone being used by our Landscape Masons is a Granite quarried right here in Chester VT. The attention to detail our Landscape Masons have is beyond what most would even comprehend. Just about every Wall Stone is meticulously cut by hand for the perfect fit....

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