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Cozy Outdoor Rooms to Enjoy Autumn

Cozy Outdoor Rooms to Enjoy Autumn

Few things can compare to autumn in Colorado. The chill in the air and the transformation of trees as they shrug off their summer colors in exchange for red, gold and brown can bring a sense of both invigoration and peace. A cozy outdoor room is the perfect space to enjoy our state’s autumnal beauty….

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How Well Do You Know Your Soil?

How Well Do You Know Your Soil?

Have you ever proudly planted a garden that you lovingly watered, weeded and sunned, only to have the once-promising harvest not grow beyond the sprouted stage? What could have gone wrong? Perhaps it was the soil. Poor soil conditions can influence the success of your garden, which would have benefited from a test to make…

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Landscape Design Solutions for Colorado: Terraces

Landscape Design Solutions for Colorado: Terraces

The natural landscape of Colorado can prove to be a challenge when developing a landscape design. The slopes of various degrees and gentle hills call for meticulous planning in order to create a design that wows. But rather than grade the slopes and hills down, we’re often able to use these to our advantage by…

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Water Smart Landscaping Strategies

Water Smart Landscaping Strategies

Due to the worsening drought conditions in the Denver area, water conservation has been the hot topic. But in addition to being water conscious, there are other ways to create a more drought-tolerant landscape. Landscapes can actually be strategically designed to withstand extra-dry conditions. The benefits of strategically designed landscapes go far beyond saving water, too….

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ASLA Reveals the Top Outdoor Living Trends of 2013

ASLA Reveals the Top Outdoor Living Trends of 2013

Every year, more and more homeowners are taking a greater interest in expanding their living space outdoors. As the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Executive Vice President and CEO Nancy Somerville notes “… homeowners want to get more enjoyment out of their yards. They want attractive spaces that are both easy to take care…

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It’s Time to Schedule Spring Irrigation Turn-Ons

It’s Time to Schedule Spring Irrigation Turn-Ons

As spring approaches, it’s time to start planning for your spring irrigation turn-on. We usually start scheduling turn-ons to begin at the end of March and wrap them up toward the end of April, so now’s the time to call Lifescape to schedule a time for one of our professionals to come turn your irrigation…

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Conserve While Watering Your Landscape With a Smart Controller

How is your lawn looking lately? Does it look lush and healthy, or does it seem to be a little more parched than normal? As we previously discussed, the drier than average winter has contributed to the Denver area being classified as “abnormally dry” for this point of the year. With the lack of snowfall…

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Water Conservation Tips as the Colorado Drought Continues

Water Conservation Tips as the Colorado Drought Continues

The winter brought very little snowfall to the Denver area, and if the predictions of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for spring turn out to be true, the drought situation is likely to worsen over the next few months, National Geographic reports. The Denver region is currently listed as being in an “abnormally dry” state….

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Garden Trends to Consider for 2013

Garden Trends to Consider for 2013

While Lady Spring hasn’t officially sprung, she’s certainly preparing to make her grand entrance. Are you ready to make your spring and summer landscaping plans? As landscape designers, it’s our job to inform our clients of the newest gardening trends, so here are some ideas you may want to consider as you spend these last…

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Protecting Your Landscape from Winter Pests

Protecting Your Landscape from Winter Pests

A large part of Denver landscape maintenance involves keeping pests at bay. During the cold winter months, rabbits are more adventurous in their foraging. In addition to lacking normal food sources, when there is snow on the ground, it provides the perfect step ladder for fodder that is normally out of reach, putting some of…

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