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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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Maximize the Potential of the Corners of Your Yard

Maximize the Potential of the Corners of Your Yard

You may be familiar with the Pete Seeger classic, written by Malvina Reynolds, which goes like this…“Little boxes, on the hillside. Little boxes made of ticky-tacky…and they all look just the same…” If Colorado landscape designers don’t think outside those proverbial “little boxes,” you can end up with a boring or awkward landscape, which resembles…

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Bring your Landscape to Life at Night with Lighting

Bring your Landscape to Life at Night with Lighting

Many homeowners tend to look at landscape lighting as more functional than aesthetic. Truthfully, light in your landscape does serve a functional purpose, however, lighting can also give your outdoor rooms mood, spotlight special landscape features, and enhance beautiful landscape work. The uplighting highlights the Tuscan inspired fountain beautifully while the crystal chandelier gives this outdoor dining…

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The Briarwood Inn Patio & Pagoda

The Briarwood Inn Patio & Pagoda

Lifescape had the pleasure of designing and constructing the band pagoda at Briarwood Inn in Golden, Colorado where every Wednesday “Music on the Terrace” is enjoyed.   With natural materials, lights, and colorful plantings this stage is a great place to see your favorite Jazz band.  This raised terrace also doubles as the stage for the…

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The Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2012

The Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2012

Americans are still very in love with their back yards, shows a recent survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects. According to the 2012 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey, Americans are showing a preference for an undemanding outdoor space that is great for lots of entertaining. The survey was rated by landscape architects across the…

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Indoor Comfort with an Outdoor View

Indoor Comfort with an Outdoor View

People love the comfort of their homes, but they also want to be outside to enjoy the great Colorado natural environment. That’s where the beauty of outdoor living comes in. You can have your cake and eat it too!  With an outdoor living space, you get to enjoy all the comforts of the indoors with your…

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3 Ways your Landscaping can Pay you Back

3 Ways your Landscaping can Pay you Back

Did you know that investing in your landscaping can pay you back? We’re not simply talking in your home’s worth, but bringing more value to your environment and your own well-being. Take a look at three ways your landscaping can pay you back. 1. Can cut cooling costs – cooling costs can be lowered as…

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Watch out for Falling Trees!

Watch out for Falling Trees!

Many trees on the Front Range have fallen due to extremely high winds. Since there has been record snowfall in February, the soil is soft and this creates instability for trees being bombarded by raging winds. Here are a few planting and precautionary tips from ALCC.com that can help you save the trees in your landscape….

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7 Ways to cut down your Water Use in the Landscape

7 Ways to cut down your Water Use in the Landscape

Each year a tenth of the world’s land area experiences “extremely hot weather.” And this puts a harsh demand on water use.  Here are some ways to either cut down on water use or harvest rain water to use as irrigation. Use your own roof to harvest water into downspouts and direct into a cistern…

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