Selecting shrubs for your yard

Selecting Shrubs for you yard.

Selecting Shrubs can make a yard welcome and comfortable.  Shrubs create a nice transition from grass or forest. This shrub buffer zone can attract wildlife and block unwanted eyesores such as cooling equipment, swimming pool filter, trash cans, and utility meters. There has been a renewed attention on Native North American Shrubs over the last few […]

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Backyard Fruit Trees

Backyard Apple Tree

I remember going to an Apple Orchard when I about 6 Years old and picking lots of apples. If you have room in your yard you can grow your own apples and pears. In New England, there are many fruit trees to choose from. The ones that do the best are Apples and Pears. If […]

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Fence and Wall Landscape Ideas

Fence and Wall landscape ideas

“good fences make good neighbors.” – Robert Frost In Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall” he really was referring to the fact that fences were good when they kept cows in. If you’re looking for landscaping services in New Hampshire, contact the experts at Elf’s Landscaping today! We service the entire seacoast area (Portsmouth, Dover, Exeter, […]

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Firepit and Fireplace Ideas

Fire Pit with Patio Pavers

  Don’t stop enjoying your patio just because it’s getting cooler! Adding a fire pit or fireplace to your patio or deck, you can have a great space that will be perfect for all seasons. When adding a new fireplace to your patio, deciding on the size can be a complicated task. You don’t want […]

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Landscaping to protect your homes foundation

Protect you homes fountain with landscaping techniques

Ever notice that ugly splash-back of soil that stains the foundation of your home? Ever notice rotted trim, sills, or window frames along the foundation of your house? Ever have issues with termites or carpenter ants? Ever get water seepage through your basement? These problems are all the result of moisture retention at the base […]

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Winter Landscaping Projects

Winter Landscape Projects

Most people don’t think of Winter Landscaping Projects.  During the winter it’s cold but that doesn’t mean that you cannot undertake some landscaping project for home! Winter is a great time of year for some landscaping projects. You are not using your outdoor living area as much during the winter months, so you won’t be […]

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