Earth Images offers excellence in timely service and product installation to consistently meet the needs of general contractors for both publically and privately funded construction projects. We operate highly specialized environmental construction equipment to undertake and complete even the most demanding landscape projects in a timely manner.
We utilize the following special equipment:
- No-till drills
- Big-roll sod installers
- All-terrain vehicles
- Water trucks
- Straw blowers
Earth Image’s professional trained crews apply mulch smoothly and evenly ensuring a consistent depth to maximize coverage. With our bark blower truck, we can complete mulch placement with a fraction of the manpower required in manual mulching, blower productivity greatly surpasses conventional methods, saving labor, equipment, and overhead costs. With the ability to cover those hard to reach areas, our trucks are capable of blowing up to 300 feet away from our trucks. We perform precise application which can reduce material cost from 20% or more by breaking up material clumps and producing an even mulch spreading pattern, with fine particles on top. In addition, our trucks can blow compost material for applications needing soil amendment or modification.
Commercial Landscaping and Design
Earth Retention Systems
Bring life and warmth to your business facility with an attractive, inviting landscape presentation. Earth Images is exceptionally skilled at integrating man-made elements with the natural environment to create a beautiful scene. Earth Images can tackle every phase of your landscape project—from conception to completion. From large public works projects to more intimate commercial landscapes, Earth Images finds creative ways to maximize the aesthetics of your property for added value and visual appeal. Earth Images has the professional experience to work with clients to create comprehensive landscape drawings, create a budget, create phasing, and install a landscape that meets the clients needs, and complies the governmental agencies demands.
Invasive Species Removal
Earth Retention Systems involve retaining soil subjected to either a natural, unstable slope or a man-made excavation and when required, supporting existing adjacent structures. They can also be a functional backbone of great a landscape design. In a landscape setting, retaining walls help define the look and feel of a project while adding structure. Interesting features such as terraced slopes provide visual depth and improved functionality to your property. Earth Images draws on its extensive experience with the full range of techniques to provide optimal earth retention solutions, and/or enhance your landscape’s appearance.
Irrigation Installation & Maintenance
Invasive, non-native plants are a serious threat to native species, communities, and ecosystems in many areas. Invasive species can compete with and displace native plants and animals. They can alter ecosystems’ functions, structures, and cycles. In addition, they could promote other undesirable plant growth. The good news is that a lot of plant invasions can be stopped and reversed. Earth Images has the experience, equipment, and required licensing and certifications to eradicate invasive species on your project.
A properly installed irrigation system maximizes the long-term value of your landscape by reducing maintenance costs while supporting optimum plant health. Earth Images can install a competent irrigation system on time and within budget no matter how large or complex. Plus, by maintaining your irrigation system, we can reduce wasted water, reduce pollution from run-off and over-irrigation, and improve plant health by applying the correct amount of water where it can be utilized by the landscape.
Temporary Erosion Control, Seeding, & Sodding
Small Structure Installation
Effective erosion control continues to be a major concern for state agencies and general contractors alike. Earth Images has the expertise and equipment for any project with erosion control needs. From silt fence installation to coir fiber rolls, Earth Images can provide a properly installed finished product for any construction project. Perfecting the science of seeding and sodding, a practice that is the foundation of our business, involves a commitment to using the highest-quality, state-certified seed varieties and the most advanced equipment. Effective seeding and sodding, which is critical to improving the environment by adding beauty and preventing soil erosion, requires intensive soil preparation. Every Earth Images sodding project includes a standard 30-day watering program to promote a strong, healthy root system.
Small structures including culverts and precast concrete rectangular box culverts are small structure that forms a hole through an embankment and have no superstructure, substructure or deck. Earth Images has the capabilities to design and install these drainage elements on your project.
Soil Amendments/Placement & Light Grading
Soil amendments are materials you add to soil to improve its physical or chemical properties. Unlike fertilizers, the exact ingredients and chemical composition of soil amendments vary among different sources. Soil amendments can also improve the fertility and alter the acidity of the soil, making it easier for plants to access the nutrients they need. Earth Images has the capabilities and resources to use soil amendments to improve the permeability and water retention characteristics of your soil. The key to successful landscaping and turf establishment starts with quality soil. Earth Images can provide finish grading, new topsoil placement, and amend existing soils to help ensure a successful project.
Earth Images has various trucks, from tri-axle dump trucks, to tractor-trailers, and flat beds available to help with your trucking needs. We also have trained and DOT qualified drivers to ensure the safest operation on the road, or on the job site.
Wetlands & Prairie Restoration
Earth Images has extensive experience with Wetland Restoration and Wetland Mitigation projects. We can help you meet requirements for relocation or restoration of natural wetland habitats. Evan as completion success rates become more stringent, Earth Images’ continues to stand behind every wetland project from initial mobilization to final acceptance. Perhaps because it promotes impressive beauty on a grand scale, prairie restoration has become one of the fastest-growing services of our business. Commercial and government clients alike are finding native applications an extremely cost-efficient means for beautifying large areas such as open corporate parks or highway medians and cloverleafs. From initial planting to controlled burns and other maintenance techniques, Earth Images can optimize the value of your prairie restoration project to ensure the longevity of its presence.