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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Retaining Wall, Retaining Wall, Manufactured Block Retaining Wall, Retaining Wall Around Pool

This Landshapes customer had a 10 foot wide hedge of arborvitae which grew right to the edge of his pool. Over the years his overgrown landscape had eaten up valuable realestate around his pool. Landshapes removed the 10 foot wide hedge to try to reclaim some of that valuable realestate around the pool. We then installed a retaining wall as far out as we could to retain the soil and create a flat usable space around the Pool

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Vermont Landscape Construction, Vermont Landscape Construction, Vermont Landscape Construction

Landshapes' Installation Crews have started this Landscape Project in Burlington Vermont today. These client's wanted to maximize their outdoor space around their existing pool and create screening from neighbors. Landshapes' Landscape Designers created a Landscape Design that extends the usable lawn area by removing a large cedar hedge,  constructing a Retaining Wall, and installing a level Lawn area. Landshapes Vermont Designer helped these clients throughout the permitting process making sure that all the new construction will conform to Burlington, Vermont's zoning and building...

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Landscape Clean Up, Landscape Cleanups, Cleaning Up Landscape, Landscaping

There's no stopping it know, spring is on its way. The snow is starting to melt, you can start to see the grass, the temperatures are creeping above freezing, and our crews are out doing spring clean ups. These photos are taken at the University Of Vermont where our skilled Landscape Maintenance crews are cutting back hundreds of ornamental grasses and cleaning up beds in preparation for mulching.

Monday, March 30, 2015
Blue Stone, bluestone, Irregular Blue Stone, Stone Masons

Landshapes employees get a jump on the season. They are preparing Irregular Blue Stone Flagging for spring projects by taking off weak and or the thin edges of the Blue Stone making them more uniform in thickness. They then will champer all edges with a masonry hammer for a more natural look. This eliminates one step in the process at the job site making laying the Blue Stone Steppers much faster.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Soil Prep, Soil Preperation, Preparing Soil

Landshapes gets a jump on the season preparing thousands of yards of soils for the spring Landscape Planting Season. All of our soils are custom mixed at our facilities in Richmond Vermont. Carefully selected amounts of Silt, Sand, and Compost are incorporated and run through a screener to blend and mix the Planting Soils thoroughly. 

Monday, March 23, 2015
Slate Veneer Walls, Stone Veneer, Slate Sculpings Veneer, Veneer Slate Sculpings

Our Stone Masons are hard at work. They have built heavy duty tents around the project area and are heating them to work in this harsh weather we are having. The Stone Veneer being used is a Custom Cut Slate. It was quarried right here in the state of Vermont. 

Friday, March 20, 2015
Landscape Lighting, Lightscape Designs, Lightscaping, Low Voltage Landscape Lighting

Light Up the night!! Enhance your outdoor living experience with a Lightscape Design. This not only enhances your landscape but it makes pathways and sidewalks safer to navigate at night. These Low Voltage LED Landscape Lights use almost no energy and the bulbs last for hundreds of thousands of hours. Increase the time you spend in your Outdoor Living Space without the use of high energy bulbs which attract mosquitos and other biting insects. Let Landshapes design an Outdoor Lighting System...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Landscape Lighting, Landscape Instalation, Landscape Design, Commercial Landscape, , Landscape Designers, Landscape Lighting, landscape design and installation, Landscape Design, Landscape , Commercial Landscaping

This Commercail Landscape Project was completed last summer at the new Vermont Public Health Lab In Colechester VT.  The Building and Landscaping were disigned by HDR Inc. They are a world renound architctural and engineering firm with offices all over world and have been in business or over 90 years. 

Monday, March 9, 2015
Koi Pond, Koi Ponds, Pond and Waterfall, Water Feature, Waterfalls

Landshapes rehabs a 10 plus year old Koi Pond and Water Fall at Gardeners Supply. The pond had had problems for years with loosing water daily among others. We started by moving the Large Koi into temporary holding tanks with areators. The pond and waterfall were then drained of all water. The next step was to remove the liner and underlayment. At that point we started to examine the stacked stone structure for stability and realized that a good portion of the structure had to be taken...

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Pool, Spas

We know it's still cold out but now is the time to start thinking about a San Juan Fiberglass Pool or Spa.  Landshapes is currently booking pool and spa installations now! Our unique line of San Juan fiberglass pools and spas are far superior to anything in the industry. These pools and spas are one piece durable fiberglass units with a 25 year warranty. These are the most durable pools and spas on the market, so durable that you can freeze them solid and turn them into a skating rink in the winter. Visit the San Juan pool and spa link below to see some skating pictures.

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