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Gorgeous Lighting Designs for Your Landscape

Gorgeous Lighting Designs for Your Landscape

Whether you are designing a new landscape or just looking for a way to spruce up your existing yard, landscape lighting is a feature you should consider. While it is easy to think of what your yard looks like during the day, nighttime offers a wealth of creativity when it comes to lighting your landscape….

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Solve Water Runoff Issues with a Dry Creek Bed

Solve Water Runoff Issues with a Dry Creek Bed

Water runoff can be a problem in your landscape, but you don’t have to settle for a boring solution. You can create a realistic-looking dry creek bed with large rocks, stones, plants and more that will artistically funnel water runoff, making it look like a river. When beginning to design your dry creek bed, look…

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Practical Water Saving Ideas with a Water Wise Fountain

Practical Water Saving Ideas with a Water Wise Fountain

Even with water restrictions and water conservation efforts, it is still possible to enjoy a beautiful water fountain in your yard. Here are some practical water saving ideas for a water wise fountain: Install your water fountain, especially those with long, shallow pools, in a shady area to minimize evaporation, as warm water evaporates quicker…

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Frigid Colorado Temps Wreak Havoc on Landscapes

Frigid Colorado Temps Wreak Havoc on Landscapes

The November snowstorm in Colorado was one of the most severe since the Halloween freeze of 1991.  In 1991, Denver saw a dip from a high of 71 degrees on October 27 to a record low of 7 degrees on October 29. In 2014, Denver went from 64 degrees on November 10 to a record low of -13 degrees…

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Design Your Hardscape with Visual Interest

Design Your Hardscape with Visual Interest

Hardscapes can be just as awe-inspiring as the plants that surround them. While the purpose of a hardscape is largely functional, it can be designed to significantly enhance the look and feel of a landscape. Once the location and traffic patterns have been decided, the focus can be turned to creating a pleasing combination of textures and tones….

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Grow Brilliant Trees with Natural Mulch from the Yard

Grow Brilliant Trees with Natural Mulch from the Yard

If your aim is to achieve better tree health and form, mulching is one of the best practices you can adopt. What is Mulching? The act of mulching involves placing materials over the soil surface to help reduce water loss, prevent erosion, and reduce weeds. Mulched trees are healthier and more resistant, and you’ll end up…

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Build & Transform Your Garden Into a Wildlife Friendly Space

Build & Transform Your Garden Into a Wildlife Friendly Space

Being able to create a habitat where birds and other creatures can safely live is an incredibly fulfilling part of being a property owner. Even our smallest of neighbors can add charm to our landscapes, ward off pests, and help nurture our gardens. At Lifescape, we love the idea of intentionally landscaping for wildlife; it’s…

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Cheerful Spring Container Gardening Designs & Ideas

Cheerful Spring Container Gardening Designs & Ideas

Are you itching to start your spring planting? We understand, but you’re rolling the dice this time of year since we’re still too far out from the official start of spring; future snow storms and freezes are a given. The good news is you can still put those green thumbs of yours to work by…

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Essential Tips for Incorporating Water Sounds Into Your Garden

Essential Tips for Incorporating Water Sounds Into Your Garden

A well-designed garden is a balancing act. You want to balance landscaping selections with water availability. You will balance color, plant heights, and seasonal interest. Hardscaping installations are balanced with plants to create focal points and functional spaces. In most cases, landscapers get so focused on the visual aspects of their garden that they forget…

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Top Native Flowers of Colorado

Top Native Flowers of Colorado

Any experienced Colorado gardener knows spring gardening is tricky business. We can have weeks – or even months – of mild weather, only to find ourselves buried in snow on Memorial Day weekend. Thus, spring planting requires planning for the right plants for your particular zone, and a backup plan for those times when winter drops back in for…

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