Serving southern New Hampshire, L.A. Bartlett
Call today for a complimentary
consultation (603) 434-0870!
From concept to creation, we design and install
plantings, water gardens, brick walkways, stone walls and
lighting for New Hampshire clients. Certified
Arborist Larry Bartlett also provides expert pruning to strengthen and
protect your valuable landscape trees and shrubs.
Experts agree that proper landscaping can add between
15 - 20% to the value of your property and can return up to
200% of your investment.
Unlike interior home renovations that must be
updated every few years, landscaping never goes out of style
(remember paneling?)! A landscaping project is the only home
improvement project that actually increases in value as it
ages. Homes with a mature landscape are much more appealing to
a potential buyer and command a higher market price.
that proper landscaping can add between 15 -
20% to the value of your property and can
return up to 200% of your
Making a splash with vibrant
Perennials are the best bang for the
buck. If you purchase early in the spring, you can find 2
quart sizes or 1 gallon for half the price of what they
are mid-season. As the season progresses, garden centers
stock larger perennials which will be more
Smaller is better when it comes to perennials.
Once the perennials have been in the ground for a year, there
is really no difference between a 2 quart and a 1 gallon plant
Some people mistakenly think that perennials don’t need
maintenance since they come up every year. This is wrong.
Depending on the type of perennial, they may need to be
dead-headed, cut back to the ground mid-season or divided every
few years to keep from choking out their herbaceous
So if you don’t want high maintenance plants, be sure to
select “well behaved” perennials. Salvia, some varieties of Day
Lillies and Shasta Daisies are quite easy to maintain.
Perennials provide lasting color through the summer months. You
have to decide whether you want early, late or mid-summer bloom
if you only have a small space to work with.