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Designing the Landscape

Designing the Landscape

As projects grow in size, more and more details arise that are analyzed to ensure a complete design.  Located in one of the most historically prevalent districts of Denver, this project has become a strong design for Lifescape Associates’ portfolio.  The design reflects the Italian, Formal Garden with a Colorado twist.  A few of the…

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The Importance of Mulch

The Importance of Mulch

If you are wondering if you need to have mulch around your tree and plant beds, the answer is yes. It only benefits you to have mulch surrounding your tree and plant beds because it will prevent weeds from growing, retain moisture and aid in protecting the tree trunks from damage. Here’s a tip: For…

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The Function and Beauty of Retaining Walls

The Function and Beauty of Retaining Walls

If your landscaping slopes or all of your yard is not on the ground level, retaining walls can help you achieve the attractive landscaping look you desire. In order to build a pool, patio or even a playground for your children, you need to have level ground. The functional purpose of a retaining wall is…

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Health Benefits of an Outdoor Spa

Health Benefits of an Outdoor Spa

The time has come for the heat of Summer to slowly simmer down and the cool of fall to begin to creep back in. What better time to get your outdoor spa ready for the cooler days and nights? An outdoor hot tub is a great water feature for your yard because it adds the…

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3 Go Green Tips for your Garden

3 Go Green Tips for your Garden

Everyone can use the Earth’s natural resources to give their garden everything it needs. As a matter of fact, keeping your garden as natural and “green”as possible is not as difficult as you think. Here are 3 good tips to start going green with your home garden: 1. Mother Nature knows best, so use all…

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The Garden Festival

The Garden Festival

Yearly there are garden festivals all around the world.  While traveling in France one of our employees, Ryan, was fortunate to visit the International Garden Festival. Of the 25 different gardens, we want to share several that use color and show the effects it has on the garden in new and exciting ways. Keep an…

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How to Effeciently Water your Yard

How to Effeciently Water your Yard

A lot of homeowners take pride in their lush, green lawns and landscaping. It’s a boost for the neighborhood and makes your outdoor home environment a pleasant place to relax and play. Therefore, it is important to learn how to water your landscaping the right way, to keep your lawn healthy and you happy. Here…

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The Tuscan Landscape

The Tuscan Landscape

Italy is considered to most, the heart and birthplace of garden design, and with it came several unique styles. Looking for a space of function in highly refined experience that adheres to that vegetable garden or social space? Combining Italian Countryside and Renaissance, The Tuscan Landscape creates the perfect compliment to our Colorado seasons. A…

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Tuscan and Modern Pottery

Tuscan and Modern Pottery

In many projects Lifescape has done, we have used pots to make a space much more enjoyable.  Many spaces with pottery are designed after precedents from European areas. For example: Tuscany.  Here are a few photos of how pots have made spaces much nicer and more enjoyable. They often can bring color to a hardscape…

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French Garden Design

French Garden Design

If you are looking to create a garden that is a work of art, consider a French garden design. Some of the most classic French Gardens seen in Europe were designed in the renaissance and baroque time periods. Versailles, one of the most classic, was designed during the Baroque age and represents massive size and…

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