Plan now for Spring Color!

Posted on September 21st, 2017 by

Fall is the perfect time to begin preparing your garden for the spring and Lifescape is here to help. In order to create a garden that will be filled with color throughout the spring, there are important steps needing to be taken before the ground freezes. Hardy flowering bulbs need to be planted at just the right time with just the right conditions in order to get the best results for Spring.

The following tips are how we are successfully planting spring flowering bulbs in gardens this fall:

Plant bulbs before the freezing temperatures arrive.

While it’s hard to say …
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Create a Fall Landscape that Thrives in Colorado

Posted on September 15th, 2017 by

September is officially here, and the temperatures in Colorado are beginning to drop. Don’t let the change in seasons fool you into thinking that gardening and growing season is over, though. In fact, this is the ideal time to plant many perennials and shrubs in your fall landscape.

Which Types of Plants Should You Consider for Your Fall Landscape in Colorado?

When choosing plants for your fall garden, take color into consideration. Plants that offer seasonal fall color include mums, kale, and pansies. These types of plants are ideal options for replacing your tired summer annuals. However, keep in …
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Designing Outdoor Rooms for Year-Round Entertaining

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by
Outdoor Room

One of the reasons why clients choose to partner with Lifescape is that we keep our eyes focused on the long-term functional of Denver outdoor living spaces. By designing outdoor rooms with year-round appeal, we help our clients to maximize their investment and create extended entertainment space.

Take the following factors into account to create an outdoor room that your family and friends will enjoy throughout the year:

1. Hardscaping

Move beyond concrete and use hardscaping to design an outdoor space with character. Incorporate pavers, natural stone, or porcelain tile to help soften the space and compliment your landscape.

2. Temperature …
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Statement Shrubs for Your Colorado Landscape

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by

While grass, trees, and outdoor fixtures are some components of a landscape, shrubs are often the key players. These small to medium-sized plants are some of the first things that you’ll notice about a landscape and serve as the foundation. Therefore, it’s critical that you give careful consideration to the shrubs that you choose from your yard.

Here are several shrubs that will make a statement and work well in our Colorado landscape:

Dark Knight Spirea

Although we’re approaching the end of the summer, incorporating this low-maintenance shrub into your garden will allow you to experience blooms late into the …
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Colorado Homes & Lifestyle Magazine Top 5 Under 40!

Posted on August 15th, 2017 by
Top 5 Under 40

Lifescape is proud to announce that our very own LeAnn Ostheimer was named one of the Five Under 40 Design Stars for the Class of 2017 by Colorado Homes and Lifestyle Magazine.

LeAnn serves as Director of Design and Marketing at Lifescape and has been a valuable member of our team since 2006. The Colorado native studied landscape horticulture and design at Colorado State University and has had a passion for landscape architecture since she was a young girl growing up on a dairy and crop farm east of Fort Collins.

If you look at her portfolio, you’ll see that LeAnn has completed a diverse …
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