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New Hampshire Landscaping Blog

13Jun

Updating Your Landscaping

If your landscaping looks old, overgrown, outdated in style, and just plain needs a facelift, then perhaps our team can help you decide how to approach your project.

Before we get started on the “UPDATING” subject, be aware that sometimes it’s better to just take it all out and start over.  If the plants would not likely survive a transplant, or if there really isn’t anything worth saving, then maybe it’s time to think about starting all over.  

This isn’t always the case though.  

Let’s say that you have several plants that could be saved with some careful pruning.  And you also have some perennials that could be divided into several smaller plants.  This kind of planting bed could probably use some updating rather than an entire overhaul.  Take out the worst stuff, put in some new fresh things, and keep the feature ornamental tree and prune it to correct its flaws.  

There are 2 photos here:  A ‘Before’ and an ‘After’ that show how the plants were fine, but the boulder wall didn’t look good.  It looked messy and we were able to update this landscaping by putting a new block wall in place.  The existing plants were luckily already at the proper height needed for the top of the wall, and they didn’t need to be transplanted.  

We’re happy to consult with you to give you our honest opinion of how we suggest you update your landscaping.  From partial new plantings, to replacing an unsafe walk, to adding some color in key areas.  A total re-do isn’t always necessary or even suggested.

Keeping your landscaping in great condition is really important for many reasons.  It enhances your own enjoyment of your property.  If safety is a concern, then the reason to update is obvious.  The value of your property goes up with good landscaping.  Remember… CURB APPEAL.  Bad landscaping or old, tired landscaping can have a negative effect.  

Think of it like keeping your own personal grooming up.  It’s just better all around if you keep your look clean and updated.  Same goes for your landscaping.  

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Comments

Great Article!I'm putting it in my favorites so I can forward it to some of our customers that are considering redoing their landscaping.
1/9/2021 9:25:21 PM | Reply
Wonderful post! We're a fledgling landscaping company and tips like this really give us insight on how to better serve our area. Thanks for sharing!
1/29/2020 4:01:08 PM | Reply
Great article! This is a very inspiring article for me. I would love to read more blogs on that sounds very useful and interesting.
8/15/2019 11:26:19 PM | Reply
MS
Hey,Great article to let customers know that starting over can be a viable option, and there are plants and elements that can reused.Our customers in the Phoenix Arizona areas ask these sames questions, especially when they've just purchase a home that's not new. Thanks for taking the time to help educate customers.
6/27/2019 12:07:56 AM | Reply

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