Winter Pine Straw

A fresh batch of pine straw should be going down soon in the front entrance, park, and rear entrance. Our landscaper informs us that he has been able to source some very high-quality pine straw in the quantity we need for our community--about 440 bales--and has placed us on the schedule for install. We use... Continue Reading →

2019 Fall Landscaping Update

Fall weather has finally arrived, marking the point where we transition from our summer landscaping to winter.  We have switched to an every other week winter mowing and leaf removal schedule.  This will continue until April 1 of next year. We will be removing the Impatiens and planting winter Pansies at the front entrance sometime... Continue Reading →

Street Tree Limbing Work

The board has approved having a landscaping crew limb up the Willow Oak trees that line the streets in the community. This work is expected to start within the next week. Palmetto Cutt Landscaping, with whom community resident Jason R. is a partner, will be working on the street trees to remove limbs up to... Continue Reading →

Entrance Tree Removal and Sodding

The board has approved removal of the three River Birch trees around the waterfall. The River Birch trees have been a beautiful part of the entrance over the years, but they've reached a size that makes them a regular target for pruning by the utility company.  They're unsightly when pruned heavily and the remaining drooping... Continue Reading →

2019 Spring Landscaping

Spring is quickly approaching, so we are starting to prepare for warmer weather and the growing season. 16 cubic yards of fresh Cypress chips will be delivered to the park play area by mid-March and spread shortly after. 440 bales of pine straw will be installed at the front and rear entrance as well as... Continue Reading →

Summer Flowers and Pine Straw

Our landscaper, Landscape Management of Irmo, has indicated that summer annuals will be installed at the front entrance soon. The goal is to get them in by Friday, May 11. Pine straw is also scheduled to be installed at the front entrance, park, and rear entrance soon. The goal was to get this in before... Continue Reading →

Entrance Weed and Feed Program

The Board recently made the decision to begin a turf weed and feed program at the front entrance.  We believe it is important for the entrance to look nice and a healthy, uniform turf is a critical part of that.  An attractive entrance is a source of pride and also helps draw prospective buyers in.... Continue Reading →

Fall Landscaping

The landscaper is scheduled to install fall flowers and fresh pine straw soon.  Later this month, the landscaping crew will plant fall flowers in the entrance bed.  They will remove the existing Vinca, prep the bed, install 10 flats of Pansies, and apply a fertilizer to stimulate growth.  This process may take a couple of... Continue Reading →

Spring Landscaping Updates

We received a delivery of 18 yards of Cypress chips--the maximum the landscape truck could haul--for the play area at the park.  The chips will be spread over the weekend.  We will likely need an additional six or more yards to bring the chips up to the recommended depth around the play structure fall areas while providing a good depth for long-term... Continue Reading →

Front Entrance Flower Bed Expansion

The board has approved an expansion of the flower bed at the base of the waterfall. The bed will be expanded by 12-18 inches along the front and sides of the bed.  Hopefully, this expansion will create a greater focal point and more color pop with a mass planting of summer and winter annuals. A... Continue Reading →

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