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Coral Bells

Coral Bells

Today, we’d like to introduce a plant that’s beautiful, easy to grow, can survive hot dry summers, as well as cold snowy winters and isn’t too particular about its watering needs. It might sound too good to be true, but Coral Bells (Heuchera ssp.) are a beautiful addition to any landscape. These perennials are a prime…

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Dealing with the Effects of Heat in Your Colorado Garden

Dealing with the Effects of Heat in Your Colorado Garden

As long as you’re planting drought-tolerant and drought-resistant plants, why not seek a specific kind of plant? The Drought Evader. We love this term coined by Gary Paul Nabhan in a recent Mother Earth News article. It describes plants that not only survive drought, but can also harness minimal watering to speed up its flower-to-veg cycle,…

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Natural Pest Control Solutions for Colorado Gardens

Natural Pest Control Solutions for Colorado Gardens

Landscaping with sustainable practices in mind can help eliminate toxic pesticides that are harmful to the environment. There’s a learning curve involved, but the benefits far outweigh any inconveniences. In addition to polluting the air, soil and water, pesticides also wipe out huge populations of beneficial insects that help eliminate harmful garden pests that can damage your…

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Tips for Growing a Thriving Herb Garden

Tips for Growing a Thriving Herb Garden

Herbs are satisfying plants to grow since many of them are colorful, fragrant and, of course, edible. Most herbs are also easy to manage and thrive in our Colorado climate. So, to grow a healthy herb garden this summer, make sure you follow these helpful gardening tips below. Choose the planting area wisely. Things to…

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Shady Garden Plans

Shady Garden Plans

We all love a little sunshine, but during mid-summer days, a shady garden plan is essential for making the most of your outdoor living space, as well as for enjoying plants that are less tolerant of direct sunlight. The following tips can help you create a Colorado landscape design that balances sun and shade. Start…

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Bountiful Bee and Hummingbird Gardens

Bountiful Bee and Hummingbird Gardens

A sustainable landscape design taps into the relationship we share with our living, breathing world. This means making conscientious choices about the types of trees, plants and flowers we decide to incorporate into our landscapes. If sustainable Colorado gardening is important to you, try keeping wildlife, such as bees and hummingbirds, in mind when selecting your…

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Recap of the 5280 Home Party at Lifescape Colorado

Recap of the 5280 Home Party at Lifescape Colorado

Summer is the season for entertaining, so Lifescape Colorado decided it was time to throw a party! What better way is there to kick off three of the best months Colorado has to offer? We paired up with 5280 The Denver Magazine and their editors, as well as some of Colorado’s finest architects, landscape architects, designers and…

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Elements of the Ultimate Outdoor Living Space

Elements of the Ultimate Outdoor Living Space

What tops your wish list for the ultimate outdoor living space? In most cases, our clients’ favorite features are those that allow for socializing, dining, relaxing and a few fun activities. Of course, all of these elements are interwoven with gorgeous plants, trees and flowers that can make your yard a beautiful space year-round. Here are…

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Blue Avena Grass

Blue Avena Grass

Are you looking for a beautiful plant to add to your landscape design? If so, we at Lifescape Colorado recommend Blue Avena Grass, also called Blue Oat Grass. If you get started now, this gorgeous plant can be established just in time to benefit from its midsummer seed-out. This occurs when groups of tan seed heads…

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Beautiful Backyard Garden Structures

Beautiful Backyard Garden Structures

Landscape designers often speak about the importance of adding three-dimensional interest, as well as color and texture, to outdoor spaces. This can be done by integrating a well-manicured lawn or rock garden to the bottom of your landscape, planting trees in a range of sizes at the low- to mid-line of your garden, or adding garden structures…

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