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Green up the Season with beautiful Holiday Containers and Décor.

Green up the Season with beautiful Holiday Containers and Décor.

Looking for a creative way to welcome holiday guests to your home? Try beautiful and festive holiday-themed planters, containers, wreaths, garlands and more.   Overflowing with evergreen foliage, colorful red berries, magnolia greenery or aspen branches, these eye-catching container designs are warm and friendly. Seasonal containers are perfect for walkways, porches, entry ways or living…

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Colorful Container Plants for Your Spring Garden

Colorful Container Plants for Your Spring Garden

Need some colorful garden fantasies to help while away these grayer winter days? Get out your scratch paper and begin sketching the plans for colorful container designs that will add instant color to your spring gardens. We love container gardens here at Lifescape Colorado; they’re beautiful, portable (helpful when late spring storms arise) and also…

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Best Container Vegetables for Winter Gardens

Best Container Vegetables for Winter Gardens

When winter hits Colorado, you can still bring your own homegrown vegetables to the table. Container gardening provides an easy and convenient way to continue growing many types of produce even when your regular garden beds have frozen. Here are some vegetables to consider growing this winter. Kale This vitamin packed super food is easy to…

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Celebrate Spring with Colorful Container Gardens

Celebrate Spring with Colorful Container Gardens

Container gardens offer versatility and beautiful spring flair to Colorado gardens. Weather can be unpredictable, but containers allow you to bring plants indoors when temperatures drop or if a bad storm is looming. Check out these ideas for fun, practical and beautiful container gardens. Mix evergreens and flowers. The rich green color of evergreens offers…

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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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Colorful Annuals for Spring Container Gardens

Colorful Annuals for Spring Container Gardens

There are so many reasons to incorporate container gardens into your Colorado landscape. Hanging or grounded, these gardens provide seasonal color to walkways, porches and patios. Plus, you can plant slightly off-season, since containers can be moved inside or under cover to avoid damage from late spring frosts or storms. While containers can be planted…

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Front Porch Landscaping Ideas

Front Porch Landscaping Ideas

The front porch has a special place in American history. It’s the ideal place to drink a cup of coffee in the morning or converse with family while dinner is cooking. Porches also encourage neighbors and passersby to stop for a moment and say hello. These front porch-landscaping ideas will get your porch in shape…

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Tips for Landscaping Your Home for Selling

Tips for Landscaping Your Home for Selling

Enhancing curb appeal is the outdoor equivalent of staging a home. In fact, The National Association of Realtors found that 71 percent of homebuyers find curb appeal to be very important. Here are a few tips for designing a front yard landscape that will lead buyers happily to your door. Maintain what you have. If your…

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Celebrate Worldwide Plant a Flower Day!

Celebrate Worldwide Plant a Flower Day!

Itching to get your green thumb back in the garden again? Then get ready to celebrate Worldwide Plant a Flower Day on March 12, 2014. On this day, you can honor the transformation that occurs after planting a seed, through germination and sprouting, to enjoying your first full blooms. Plus, it offers a good excuse…

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Succulent Container Garden Designs

Succulent Container Garden Designs

Colorado container gardens can add color and character to your landscape. They’re also the perfect venue for displaying unique and captivating succulents. While large containers can be a focal point on their own, smaller containers can be moved around at your whim, or brought indoors during the winter to preserve less hardy plants. Designing your…

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