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Beautiful Lighting Types for Front Yard Gardens

Beautiful Lighting Types for Front Yard Gardens

Beautiful outdoor lighting welcomes guests, enhances curb appeal and amplifies nighttime safety. At Lifescape Colorado, professional landscape designers take a comprehensive approach to our clients’ designs. In addition to planning attractive landscape and hardscape features, we will discuss lighting options that will bring your landscape to life at night. The following are ways we implement…

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Mojave Sage

Mojave Sage

Year-round color, aroma and height. These are just a few of the benefits your garden will gain from growing the Mojave Sage. This sub-shrub perennial thrives in full sun, well-drained soil, high altitudes and extremely dry conditions. Guaranteed to be a standout in xeriscape designs, the Mojave Sage is not only drought-tolerant and low-maintenance — it is also semi-evergreen,…

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Essential Features for Winter Outdoor Spaces

Essential Features for Winter Outdoor Spaces

Backyard barbeques and pool parties aren’t as popular in near freezing temperatures, but there’s no need to stay cooped up inside. Implementing essential Colorado hardscaping features will allow you to enjoy your backyard well into the winter too. Here are Lifescape’s recommendations for must-have hardscape and landscape features for your backyard this winter, including pictures from our…

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How to Landscape for Privacy

How to Landscape for Privacy

While cities offer accessibility, excitement and culture, it can also mean traffic, noise and lack of privacy. This can make us long for a more rural lifestyle. Fortunately, landscaping can create a rural oasis in the midst of the action, and it will also add desirable privacy too. The following suggestions will provide privacy from…

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Magical Outdoor Lighting

Magical Outdoor Lighting

Lighting is an integral part of your Denver outdoor living design. In addition to utilitarian reasons, like safety and the ability to see the people you are spending time with, lighting creates a magical ambiance. Plus, you can use specialty lighting to highlight your landscape design features, or create multiple areas where people can sit…

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Holiday Decor at the Governor’s Mansion

Holiday Decor at the Governor’s Mansion

The Colorado Governor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion will be open for public tours Dec. 14 to 20 from 10 am to 2 pm. This provides the perfect opportunity to see “Colorado’s Home” bedecked with holiday finery. The interior was decorated by the Colorado chapter of ASID, while Lifescape Colorado had the honor of decorating the exterior grounds of…

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Foliage Fun: Adding Texture to Your Garden

Foliage Fun: Adding Texture to Your Garden

Think of your garden like a bouquet. If you want to achieve a distinct and dynamic design, you’ll want to combine various colors, shapes, heights and textures into a harmonious arrangement. Becoming familiar with different types of foliage textures can help you learn how to best arrange plant varieties to achieve a beautiful garden design…

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Project Spotlight: Colorado Golf Club

Project Spotlight: Colorado Golf Club

Located just south of Denver in Parker, Colo., the Colorado Golf Club stretches over 7,604 pristine yards and plays to par-72. When Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw first set out to design it, they envisioned a course that would glorify the natural landscape, while providing a haven for golfers of all levels. Their success is irrefutable. The Championship Course offers nice challenges…

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Landscaping for Curb Appeal

Landscaping for Curb Appeal

Look out your window. How inspiring would you say your front yard is? If there’s any hesitation, it may be time to consider how to revamp your landscape design to optimize the views from both the inside and outside of your home. Indeed, curb appeal can go both ways. One consideration that often gets overlooked…

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Designing a Beautiful & Functional Garden Shed

The garden shed is being redefined thanks to the ever-growing demand for functional and beautiful outdoor living spaces. While these small structures are still commonly used as a gardener’s work garage for storing tools and equipment, they can also be redesigned or built to do much more. Check out these interesting garden shed design ideas….

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