Nokesville Hardscape Project We recently finished a project for a client in Nokesville that entailed replacing a crumbling timber wall with stone and creating a fire pit area for evening campfires. The entire area was regraded and sodded to create a neat finish. Prior to the new sod, two diseased dogwoods were removed to open […]

RD-Checkerboard-Patio-Drawing“In life, as in chess, forethought wins.”-Charles Buxton This was a fun project. A client wanted somewhere for teenagers to hang out–with a purpose. Check out our RD Checkerboard Patio Drawing for dimensions and number of pavers to build this patio. The drawing shows 1’x1′ pavers for the entire project for consistency. To install like […]

Paths can be made out of all kinds of materials but one of my favorites is natural stone either as steppers or flagstone. Stone can be laid in a stone dust base and arranged and re-arranged to get the look you want. The latest project we have just completed has 2′ x 3′ flagstone pathway […]

When you are planning your garden, there are so many options and so many beautiful outcomes. Give the arrangement style and interest by incorporating varied textures. Use big, flat leaves of the hydrangea combined with grass type plantings. Small leaves complement the larger leaves and keep them from dominating. Draw in hard textures as well […]