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Healthy trees can mean a healthy increase in property value.

Healthy trees can mean a healthy increase in property value.

Did you know that beautiful, healthy trees can boost your property’s value by 5 to 20%? Trees are often your landscape’s most valuable assets and increase in value as they grow and mature. They provide dramatic curb appeal and can help conserve energy by providing shade in summer and protection from winter winds. Healthy trees…

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Xeriscape: A Denver tradition of beautifully responsible landscaping.

Xeriscape: A Denver tradition of beautifully responsible landscaping.

Did you know that the term “xeriscape” was actually created by Denver Water back in 1981? It refers to a drought-resistant landscape achieved by following a series of basic principles. These guiding principles include planning and designing, conscientious irrigation, and selection of native plants that can survive dry spells without being overly demanding on water…

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July is Smart Irrigation Month. Is your system Smart?

July is Smart Irrigation Month. Is your system Smart?

Smart irrigation technology is all about saving water. Is your irrigation system a smart, water-conserving system or could it use some updating? At Lifescape, we believe in being efficient with our resources, and in honor of Smart Irrigation Month, we encourage inspecting and updating any outdated or inefficient irrigation systems. You’ll enjoy more convenience, increased…

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Organic landscape practices yield sustainable and beautiful results.

Organic landscape practices yield sustainable and beautiful results.

Every aspect of your garden is connected. Healthy, organic soil nourishes more than plant roots — it also sustains healthy bioorganisms underground, which feeds other animals and helps keeps our groundwater and air clean. The Lifescape Team has always been passionate about a green and sustainable approach to landscape design and maintenance, and one of…

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Before & After: A Small Backyard Gets a Cottage-Inspired Makeover

Before & After: A Small Backyard Gets a Cottage-Inspired Makeover

Nestled into Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood, this home’s back patio was in need of an update that matched how the homeowners used the space today. The homeowners are empty nesters who desired a casually elegant entertaining space with a peaceful cottage/garden feel. The result is a major outdoor-living upgrade—complete with reconfigured flagstone patio, gorgeous brick fireplace,…

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Why Perennials?

Why Perennials?

Perennial gardens can add color, curb appeal and sustainability. Perennials gardens are well-suited for Colorado landscapes for several reasons. They survive for more than two years, can tolerate plenty of sun, and rejuvenate the landscape. Because of their ability to survive our harsh Colorado winters, a thoughtfully designed and properly installed perennial garden will provide…

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Lifescape makes headlines! Four recent articles that showcase our craft.

Lifescape makes headlines! Four recent articles that showcase our craft.

With the growing season in full swing, many publications are turning to Lifescape for a peek at exclusive properties and projects, expert advice and more. Here are 4 recent articles featuring our talented team and their work. Enjoy! Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Enchanted Planting – Lifescape Colorado restores the gardens of Denver’s historic Richthofen Castle…

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Expert Advice: A 6-Step Guide to Container Plantings

Expert Advice: A 6-Step Guide to Container Plantings

Lifescape’s own Eric Ball was recently featured in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles magazine giving valuable expert advice on successful container planting. He discussed 6 important steps to follow for lush, thriving containers. Here are the highlights! This article originally appeared in the May 2019 issue of Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine. Click here to read…

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