Designing with Ornamental Grasses

Posted on June 28th, 2017 by
Ornamental Grasses

We have talked about flowers and trees but what about our beautiful grasses? Grass creates the foundation for most of our landscapes and incorporated correctly can be used to create colorful and amazing designs. Ornamental grasses are also a great way to add depth to your designs while keeping water consumption to a minimum.

 Blue Avena

 

This grass adds a great sense of texture and color with its blue foliage and tall flowering spikes. Blue Avena is a drought tolerant grass that can be mass planted or alone for accenting purposes. This is a great grass for a …
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Organics and Your Landscape

Posted on June 21st, 2017 by
Organics

It is no secret that we here at Lifescape pride ourselves on being green and sustainable. One of the many ways our maintenance division continues their commitment to sustainable practices is through the use of organic fertilizers and probiotics.

Probiotics

 

Probiotics are microorganisms used for their beneficial qualities for humans. More recently medicines have been introduced for that sole purpose. But have you heard about plant probiotics? Just as humans can benefit from the good bacteria, plants also benefit from certain microbes.

 

Water Efficient Landscapes

 

Using probiotics to fortify the soil food web and balance …
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Lifescape Sponsoring Garden at Park Hill Garden Walk

Posted on June 15th, 2017 by
Garden Walk

Lifescape would like to invite you to join us on a Garden Tour this Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 9:00 -3:00 p.m. in Denver. Lifescape is sponsoring a garden designed by our very own Tonya McGibney.

 

This unique Park Hill property sits on busy Colorado Boulevard, but with additional lot space south of the home it creates a surprisingly tranquil back yard space with many ways to enjoy the outdoors and entertain guests. This outdoor space was designed to create rooms featuring a firepit, pergola, fountain and outdoor grilling area and plantings that soften and create intimacy in …
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Beautiful Trees of Colorado

Posted on June 7th, 2017 by
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Colorado definitely has a way with its natural beauty. Those of us who get to wake up here every day are always in for a special treat. That’s why we want to give the beautiful trees that thrive here their due credit. We want to share these trees that will make your landscape even more amazing.

Austrian Pine

This pine was planted as part of the nation’s great Dust Bowl Shelterbelt project. This tree is said to rival all pines in durability under adverse conditions and is the toughest of all European Pines. These fast growing, large evergreens grow in an …
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Spring Time Planting at Lifescape

Posted on May 31st, 2017 by
Spring Time Planting

Spring has sprung at Lifescape and we are in our first planting phase here at the office. Our crews have been hard at work and we’re excited to get some new trees and color in the ground.

 

 


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