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It’s uncanny what sod, plants, and a strategically placed tile, brick, or stone walkway can do for the entry to any home. An important part of curb appeal is LANDSCAPING and we know we can help create the “after” picture for your home’s outdoor appearance that will rival any of the reveals we love in this article from Apartment Therapy.

Ready to make your own statement with a yard makeover? Request a quote and we will be in touch!

Hephzibah Landscape Project

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We recently completed this project for a customer in Hephzibah that included installing 6 Thuja Green Giant trees and front yard bedding updates with Azaleas, Nandinas, Yellow Lilies, mulch and a river rock feature. Ready to upgrade the curb appeal of your home? Give us a call at 803-278-1888 or complete the online quote request form to schedule a FREE estimate!

Employee Spotlight: Wes Bentley

wes and gunnerWes Bentley has been with Between the Edges the better part of 6 years.  He has grown professionally starting out as a team member and now leader.  We appreciate all he does for our customers.  He is pictured here with his son, Gunnar who is 6 years old. 

If you are 18 years old with a valid driver’s license and have a great work ethic, you are the kind of person we are looking to add to our team. Click Here to apply online.

Between The Edges Lawn Care & Landscaping, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Add more usable space to your yard

Tim and his family wanted more usable space in their back yard. Adding the retaining wall attained their goal and are super happy. Check out the photos below and then view Tim’s testimonial on Yelp here.

Add more space to your yard and enjoy it this year! Give us a call at 803-278-1888 or fill out the FREE quote form to see how we can help.

Retaining Wall Installation in Augusta, GA

This recently completed project is an upgrade to an existing retaining wall for one of our existing customers in the Augusta area. They wanted more usable yard space for a seating area which we helped create. The first retaining wall on the bottom was installed by Between The Edges in the fall of 2013 with a straight face block. This fall, we came back with the same color block with a beveled face to show interest in the upper retaining wall.

Is it time to make your back yard a more enjoyable and usable space? Give us a call at 803-278-1888 or complete our online FREE quote form to see how we can help make your property spectacular.

North Augusta Retaining Wall Installation

We recently completed a retaining wall, grading and sod installation project in North Augusta. We removed an existing wood wall that needed to be replaced and improved. The homeowner was having a shop built so we cut out the site for the builder. We then installed a 125’ x 5’ block retaining wall.
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New Construction Hotel Landscaping in Augusta, GA

Between the Edges was proud to work on this new hotel in Augusta, GA. We were tasked with making sure the job was performed according to the blue prints. After installing irrigation, the ground was prepped for sod, trees, and shrubs. Once these items were installed, a beautiful concrete curb was poured. This insures the mulch stays in place for years to come. Read more

Property Makeover in Edgefield, SC

It all started over the winter when the Browns’ decided they wanted to makeover their Edgefield, South Carolina property. After making arrangements and meeting numerous times with Jeremy Kelley, owner of Between the Edges, plans were drawn up to encompass all the changes they wanted for their home.

The venture began in the spring. The front, back, and side yards were reshaped and graded according to the agreed upon plan. The pool went in, as well as a retaining wall, to accommodate the new pool and deck areas. An irrigation system was installed to insure full coverage and viability of the sod, trees, plants, and shrubs. Then a large variety of trees and shrubs were installed throughout the entire property. A stone walkway, fire pit and paver patio were also included in the new makeover. The existing driveway was removed and replaced with new concrete and a parking pad. Finally, the existing deck was upgraded to Composite materials. It was a large project, but the outcome is beautiful.

Check out the before and after shots to see for yourself the total transformation of this Edgefield Property.
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Choosing the Right Landscape Contractor for your Retaining Wall

Retaining walls serve a purpose as well as can be an aesthetically pleasing addition to a landscape.  There are retaining wall systems that hold earth and freestanding walls to define outdoor living areas or border shrub/flower beds.
When deciding on a contractor for your retaining wall project, there are many things to consider.  A good place to start is making sure they are a legitimate company.  A reputable contractor will have no problem getting the following information to you. If the contractor cannot provide these items, you may need to keep looking.
  • Business License 
  • Bond (if required by city)
  • Insurance-a certificate of insurance will be sent directly from the contractor’s agent (general liability, workers comp, etc.)
  • Permit for Project (if needed-depending on code for your city/county)
  • Engineer Design (if needed-depending on code for your city/county-normally when wall is over 4ft. in height).  Engineer Designs are being required by most cities and counties around the CSRA area for walls over 4′ tall.  If a contractor doesn’t know this, then they probably should not be doing the wall.
  • Location of Utility Services (to ensure the safety of underground utilities-occurs several days before project begins)
  • GSWCC (Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission) certification is required as well as a NCMA(National Concrete Masonry Association) Segmental Retaining Wall Installer certification is required to build or pull a permit for walls over 4′ tall in Columbia County, GA.

That is a lot to consider when you were first only thinking about getting the work done. Now throw on all the qualifications that landscaping contractors need to have in order to work, that can lead to an overwhelming experience.  Unfortunately we witness nightmare stories with retaining walls failing due to improper installation on a constant basis.
We at Between the Edges, can provide you with all the needed bonds, insurance, permits, etc. to make your decision, an easy one. Just tell us your visions  and let our team do the rest. You will be worry free knowing your project is in good hands. So sit back, give us a call, and let the landscaping begin!
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Two tier retaining wall with steps. This project was done during the off season.

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This was a single tier retaining wall with added steps.

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A patio and retaining wall combo for this home owner.

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Another retaining wall installed to enable a patio area.

Any landscaping and retaining walls can be done year round due to our mild climate.  Call us today for an estimate!