Iconic New England: the stone wall One of the most quintessential features of a New England landscape are stone walls, originally placed to designate the borders of farm fields and pastures. We still see the remains of them today on […]
Spring cleaning also means cleaning for Spring! They say April is supposed to come in like a lion, but we didn’t expect the entire pride! Four storms in a month has meant just endless heavy winds and snow, taking down […]
It’s resolution time again! We know that this is the year you’re going to be at the gym every day, cook like a chef, and remember to call every family member on their birthday. But while you’re contemplating ways to […]
Taking the time to have your patios, walkways, steps and retaining walls checked for cracks and minor repairs now, before winter comes in and makes small issues into big ones is vital! When your guests are walking up a smooth […]
To improve your yard’s health and beauty this summer, the integration of masonry and irrigation is a great idea. Well planned sprinkler and drip irrigation systems will give your grass and gardens the water they need on these sweltering summer […]
A stone walkway can be a simple and tasteful addition to an outdoor space, and once in place they require very little maintenance to age well. Whether you hire a mason or do it on your own, getting started on […]
Stone masonry on the exterior of a home creates a classic aesthetic, but implementing it the old fashioned way can be incredibly time consuming. Fortunately, options like natural masonry veneers and stucco are easy to apply while still giving your […]
Stone walls of all different styles and sizes are a permanent fixture of Northeastern landscaping, lining the edges of properties from New Jersey to Maine. After being brought to the U.S in the early 1700’s by immigrants from the British Isles, the walls quickly became popular in the region.
Gerbert & Sons can help you strategically place lights in your yard to highlight any architectural element of your home that you’d like to give prominence to.
There’s a hint of spring in the air which leads many of us to start thinking about sprucing up the outside of our home. When designing a patio, it’s important to consider location, materials, design, maintenance and budget.