In the early fall of 2018, Richmond’s historic Monroe Park reopened after a 22-month renovation. As Richmond’s oldest public park, the space sees heavy pedestrian traffic, and the 8-acre greenspace now hosts thousands of new plants, a police substation, and sustainable, eco-friendly walkways, completed in part with Eagle Bay pavers. Leading into the beautiful new… Read more »
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Students in the Agricultural Technology program at Virginia Tech University recently completed a project using Eagle Bay pavers for one of their classes. Led by Senior Instructor Tom Martin, the class focuses on the principles of landscape architecture while benefiting an organization or homeowner in need. This project was completed at a private residence and… Read more »
Regularly cleaning and sealing pavers is crucial to extending their life and protecting them from stains and other corrosion. We recently visited a jobsite completed by HARDSCAPE HERO winners Jay Ball and Stevi Brockwell of Garden Sanctuaries Landscaping to see some of Techniseal’s products in action. We were joined by Aaron Phifer of Techniseal, who… Read more »
The Denbigh House has been reaping the benefits of their patio and garden this summer, harvesting different vegetables that are used in communal meals. The center is a “clubhouse model program for individuals with brain injuries,” says Club House Director Jessica Dupuy. The center is designed to help individuals rehab from brain injuries, and their… Read more »
HARDSCAPE HERO Scott Prunty of Solid Structures recently completed a project with Give a Hero’s Welcome, a collaboration that Mike’s Hard Lemonade runs in partnership with Boot Campaign and local sponsors to help a veteran’s family get the backyard of their dreams. Friends and neighbors are encouraged to nominate veterans who are enduring hardship after… Read more »
Tradition Brewing’s got it all: great beer, fun events, and an amazing patio. However, the patio at Tradition Brewing has grown beyond just a place to enjoy a tasty beer with friends on a Saturday afternoon. It’s turned into a community hub for the Newport News area. Tradition completely renovated a section of a larger… Read more »
HARDSCAPE HERO OF THE YEAR winner Donald Sherbeyn of Sherbeyn’s Lawn & Landscape recently completed a project at American Legion Post 247 that’s been garnering attention from the local community. The American Legion enlisted Sherbeyn to improve the curb appeal of its newly built facility. The post has been at the same location since 1946,… Read more »
Eagle Bay and Techniseal hosted a joint product demo at the 20th Street beach connector in Virginia Beach last month. The project included revitalizing a 20-year-old compass inlay and donating a custom-made Virginia Beach city seal to be installed at 26th Street. Making the project even more special, Techniseal and Eagle Bay contacted Justin Hampton,… Read more »
The 2017 COVA Idea House, located in Ashby’s Bridge, is a testament to the power of teamwork. Fifteen of the area’s best designers, builders, and suppliers, including Stephen Alexander Homes and Neighborhoods, Visionscapes Land Design, Inc. and Eagle Bay, combined forces to create the perfect house for coastal living. The COVA Idea House showcases the… Read more »
Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg will soon complete a memorial for a prospective softball player who was tragically killed weeks before the start of the school year. Kaitlyn Aylor was slated to attend the University in the fall of 2016 but was killed in an ATV accident just a week before school started. The athletic… Read more »
Only four percent of Boy Scouts nationwide achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank possible in the program. In order to become an Eagle Scout, a Scout must fulfill a number of requirements, including planning and executing a project designed to benefit the local community. Nolan Zunk, a 17-year-old junior at Clover Hill… Read more »
The Lab at Eagle Bay has been busy creating new colors and products this Winter. We recently announced two new colors, Mocha and Potomac, and now we’re proud to announce Brisa, a new freestanding wall from Eagle Bay. The Brisa Freestanding Wall mimics the look of natural stone and is ideal for straight or curved… Read more »
Most homeowners think that patios are installed for leisure, and on a flat backyard. But after asking our Hardscape Heroes why their clients approached them, we found that many projects were about solving detrimental problems in the client’s yards.
Meet March’s Hardscape Hero winner, Brian Gillespie of Ultimate Hardscapes! If his name rings a bell, it’s because Brian was our October 2014 winner.
Congratulations to our February Hardscape Hero winner, Chris Veronie of Tidewater Pavestone!
Congratulations to our newest Hardscape Hero, Ken Osterhus of Osterhus Outdoors!
Osterhus Outdoors is located in Salisbury, North Carolina, and is known for their desire to “take unhewn landscape and form it into a more inhabitable work of art.” The company completes all kinds of projects from retaining walls and spillover spas to fire pits and outdoor kitchens, but their specialty lies in installing fiberglass pools.