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Frigid Colorado Temps Wreak Havoc on Landscapes

Frigid Colorado Temps Wreak Havoc on Landscapes

The November snowstorm in Colorado was one of the most severe since the Halloween freeze of 1991.  In 1991, Denver saw a dip from a high of 71 degrees on October 27 to a record low of 7 degrees on October 29. In 2014, Denver went from 64 degrees on November 10 to a record low of -13 degrees…

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Design Your Hardscape with Visual Interest

Design Your Hardscape with Visual Interest

Hardscapes can be just as awe-inspiring as the plants that surround them. While the purpose of a hardscape is largely functional, it can be designed to significantly enhance the look and feel of a landscape. Once the location and traffic patterns have been decided, the focus can be turned to creating a pleasing combination of textures and tones….

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Design & Plan Your Landscape with Lifescape Colorado

Design & Plan Your Landscape with Lifescape Colorado

Lifescape is a comprehensive outdoor living solution. Our passionate and experienced team of professionals takes projects from conception to completion making sure every element and design decision aligns with the client’s wants and needs. Committed to the environment, every project is also carefully conducted to preserve resources and reduce carbon footprints. Here is how Lifescape approaches…

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Grow Brilliant Trees with Natural Mulch from the Yard

Grow Brilliant Trees with Natural Mulch from the Yard

If your aim is to achieve better tree health and form, mulching is one of the best practices you can adopt. What is Mulching? The act of mulching involves placing materials over the soil surface to help reduce water loss, prevent erosion, and reduce weeds. Mulched trees are healthier and more resistant, and you’ll end up…

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Build & Transform Your Garden Into a Wildlife Friendly Space

Build & Transform Your Garden Into a Wildlife Friendly Space

Being able to create a habitat where birds and other creatures can safely live is an incredibly fulfilling part of being a property owner. Even our smallest of neighbors can add charm to our landscapes, ward off pests, and help nurture our gardens. At Lifescape, we love the idea of intentionally landscaping for wildlife; it’s…

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Eco-Friendly Pest Control with Integrated Pest Management

Eco-Friendly Pest Control with Integrated Pest Management

A new movement in pest control is eliminating the need for pesticides and insecticides. Integrated Pest Management is a method of preventing pests through planning, maintaining, and employing only natural or low-toxicity controls. Instead of chemical-ridden products, this pest management system yields healthy plants without compromising human, animal, and environmental health and safety. Blanket applications of pesticides and insecticides may be…

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Gorgeous, Low Maintenance Plants Great for Xeriscapes

Gorgeous, Low Maintenance Plants Great for Xeriscapes

The Rocky Mountains of Colorado are a breeding ground for gorgeous, low maintenance plants ideal for Xeriscapes. There are so many wonderful varieties to choose from with colors, textures, and forms you can endlessly feast your eyes on. What is Xeriscaping? Xeriscapes are landscapes centered around low maintenance plants, which are tolerant in droughts and…

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Cleverly Designed Outdoor Rooms for Entertaining

Cleverly Designed Outdoor Rooms for Entertaining

An open-air room allows you to bask in beautiful weather while relaxing and entertaining as if you were in the comfort of your home. Designing an outdoor room is much like designing any other space of the home, except the inspiration and backdrop is your landscape. Here are some inspiring design ideas for creating delightful outdoor…

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Top Plants & Flowers for Butterfly Gardening

Top Plants & Flowers for Butterfly Gardening

It’s hard to imagine a sunny garden scene without the ephemeral flutter of butterfly wings. In fact, it’s impossible. Without butterflies, which are very important pollinators, many of our favorite blooms would never grow in the first place. Introduce Plants and Flowers That Attract Butterflies & Other Pollinators The benefit of adding butterfly-friendly plants is…

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2015 Garden Trend: Bedhead Gardens

2015 Garden Trend: Bedhead Gardens

Twenty years ago, it was unheard of for women to get out of the shower, tussle their hair with a little product, and walk out the door. Nowadays, low-maintenance, mussed up “bedhead” hair is all the rage. Gardens seem to be following suit, and formal landscapes are taking second stage as bedhead gardening trends take…

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