Last year, Joe Monello, owner of Wayne, New Jersey-based Monello Landscape Industries LLC renovated 11 facilities for commercial client CareOne, a company that owns more than 70 acute nurding and assisted living facilities in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Virginia. The renovations included outdoor kitchens kitchen and entertainment areas, water features, shade structures and plenty of seating. the company also added a second, large water feature near each facility’s front entrance, as well as a sensory garden.
This facility in Hamilton, New Jersey, used Techo-Bloc’s Blu 60 mm slate walkway pavers — a smooth surface for wheelchair users. The seat walls are Techo-Bloc’s Mini-creta, and EP Henry’s veneer over concrete block was used for the outdoor kitchen and seating bar. Shade is created with the pergola by Fifth Room, and the water feature by Atlantis Water Garden adds tranquillity. Finally, comfortable furniture by Eastern Outdoor Furniture completes the outdoor living area.
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