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Outdoor Fire Features

Outdoor Fireplace Photo

Just the other night my daughter had mini-marshmallows all lined up on forks in front of our wood stove. She told me she was getting ready for smores! Now if that doesn’t get you thinking about summer evenings and wanting an outdoor fire feature to fulfill your child’s fantasies I don’t know what will!


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Green Industry Leaders Honor Jerry Parmenter, Senior CNLP

CNLP of the Year

The New York State Nursery and Landscape Association (NYSNLA) honored Jerry Parmenter, Senior CNLP of Elemental Landscapes, Inc., Voorheesville, NY this past week at its annual Award Ceremony at the New York State Fair in Syracuse.


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Elemental Landscapes, Inc. Sponsors Youth Sports Program

Kiwanis Baseball

Elemental Landscapes, Inc. is the proud sponsor of the New Scotland Kiwanis Youth Sports Program again in 2016.

  • Spring Baseball – Team: Yankees
  • Fall Soccer – Team: Titans


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Step Construction

Natural Stone Step Construction

In this posting, I am going to focus on the difficult yet rewarding task of step installation. Step construction is a lot more challenging than most people realize. Whether it be inside or outside, out of wood, block, concrete or natural stone; we all use steps to get us from a lower elevation up to a higher point.


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The Art of Natural Stone

Stone Craftsmanship

Stone is the oldest construction material known to mankind. It is hard to deny the simple elegance of a properly constructed natural stone wall or patio. What many people don’t realize is that working with natural stone can truly be a very humbling experience.


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