Monthly Archives: May 2010

Free Standing Walls

In the history of New England farming, stone walls played a very important role and were used for fencing, property lines, and animal pounds.  Free standing stone walls remain a popular landscape feature, and their role has evolved from the … Continue reading

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A marriage of stone and fence

In line with the free standing wall post earlier this week, NSWS™ really enjoyed partnering with Perfection Fence to finalize a great free standing wall project. We look forward to working with these guys on future projects. NSWS™ installed this New England … Continue reading

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River Rock

“The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time” – Henry David Thoreau River rock is a beautiful stone with … Continue reading

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New England Fieldstone

THIN FLATS: Thin flat New England fieldstone is a great fit for shorter walls. Even this smaller wall is just enough to retain lawn and garden areas from the main sidewalk. Thin flats allow the details of smaller stone wall … Continue reading

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NSWS™ in blog news

We recently got an opportunity to show the Principal of Greayer Design Associates (a boutique design firm specializing in creating luxurious outdoor environments for spa and hospitality properties and private residences) some of the NSWS™ wall samples and describe our process in … Continue reading

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A Stone Introduction

The powerful effect of the use of stone in the New England landscape is fascinating to us at NSWS™. Stone can guide you through a path, define an outdoor space, or act as a gateway to exciting new areas. Not … Continue reading

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