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Permeable Driveway in Action!

Posted on September 14th, 2015 by John Foegley

This is a short followup video showing our permeable brick driveway in action.  There is no runoff from the driveway as seen in the video!  We’ve had a garden hose running full stream on it and it takes all the water down – no runoff.  All that water goes into the ground instead of the […]

Backyard Patio

Posted on August 31st, 2015 by John Foegley

If you find it difficult to visualize what a new patio, outdoor kitchen or retaining wall will look like, Foegley Landscape can help.  We are now utilizing Uvision 3D Landscape Creator so we can present layouts, concepts and much more!   With Uvision, we can show textures and colors for brick pavers and walls.   […]

Hardscape Cleaning

Posted on August 28th, 2015 by John Foegley

If your brick pavement hasn’t been maintained for several years, the vibrant colors it had when it was first installed are probably just hidden beneath a layer of dirt and grime.  While mother nature will cause some of the color to fade as the years pass, it is possible to restore a lot of that […]

Permeable Driveway Day 4

Posted on August 7th, 2015 by John Foegley

The last steps for our Permeable brick driveway increase the stability of the brick surface.  After the pavers are laid, perimeter edging is installed.  During installation we used crushed concrete at the edges where edging would be needed so the drive has a firm foundation that the edging could be staked into.  After edging installation […]

Permeable Driveway Day 3

Posted on August 5th, 2015 by John Foegley

Unilock Eco Priora was selected for this permeable pavement driveway.  It is larger than standard pavers and has ridges which create uniform gaps between the bricks so water can percolate thru very rapidly.  The drive was designed to minimize cuts and included a tan herring bone pattern field which featured a brown cross and brown soldier course […]

Permeable Driveway – Day Two

Posted on August 4th, 2015 by John Foegley

Permeable pavement is basically the construction of a hard surface that water can go thru very rapidly.  This requires different materials and processes than standard brick pavement. Compacting the subgrade provides a solid foundation for a permeable driveway, but it is important not to over compact as that may prevent good drainage. After a quick, […]

Permeable Brick Driveway – Day One

Posted on August 3rd, 2015 by John Foegley

Permeable brick driveways and walks are increasingly popular due to their ability to virtually eliminate storm water runoff. In addition to being eco-friendly, they look fantastic! This is the first of four articles which will document a permeable brick drive installation. This 500 square foot driveway was a perfect candidate as the drive sloped from […]

Do It Yourself Paving Project Checklist

Posted on May 29th, 2015 by John Foegley

The following is provided for informational purposes only. Each project is unique and will have considerations and processes which are not included in the checklist. Design Considerations Size and dimensions needed for particular purpose of paved area Required setback from property lines Covenant limitations for condo or homeowner associations Color, texture, patterns Access for transportation […]

Pond Water Maintenance by Foegley Landscape

Posted on May 29th, 2015 by John Foegley

Foegley Landscape can provide the following services for ponds & water features: Algae & Aquatic Weed Control Fountain & Aerator Service Pond & Water Feature Lighting Spring Startup Winter Shutdown Shoreline Weed Control Shoreline Improvements And Most Other Water Feature Services Aquatic Maintenance is often needed to keep your water feature or pond looking beautiful. […]

Caring for Sod

Posted on May 29th, 2015 by John Foegley

Caring for sod is incredibly important if you want it to look great. Follow this plan for early and long term sod care! Early Sod Care First day watering – Check your new sod a few hours after it has been laid by walking on it. If you make deep footprints, it has enough water. […]