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Lifescape welcomes the Elati Design Guild

Lifescape welcomes the Elati Design Guild

Today marks the launch of the Elati Design Guild, a group of Colorado-based professionals from all facets of the design community. Our mission is to highlight the craftsmanship, integrity and willingness of this community to work in harmony with one another to complete remarkable projects. As defined by Wikipedia, a guild is an association of…

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A time of change….Lifescape is moving!

A time of change….Lifescape is moving!

Spring is a time for new beginnings in nature, and we have some big changes ourselves. Since it is spring, we thought it would be a great time to announce we will soon be moving to our new office location. We will have more room, it will make us more efficient and will benefit our…

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October is a Time for Pruning

October is a Time for Pruning

Since severe winter storms are just around the corner, October is a great month to start pruning your Colorado garden. Here are a couple important tips that explain why pruning is important and how it can help your trees and shrubs make it through the winter unscathed. There are several reasons why fall is an excellent time for…

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The Importance of Native Trees and Shrubs

The Importance of Native Trees and Shrubs

The most beautiful and sustainable gardens always feature a variety of trees and shrubs. These plants play an important role in enhancing both a landscape’s aesthetic appeal, as well as the health of its surrounding ecosystem. Here are some special benefits of planting varieties that are well adapted to our climate. Stop soil erosion. Tree and shrub roots help keep soil in…

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Wavyleaf Oak

Wavyleaf Oak

There are roughly 400 species of oak tree (Quercus), all of which are native to the Northern Hemisphere. Oak trees are revered for their lush foliage, their ability to adapt to severe soil and climate conditions and their stalwart personalities. It’s impossible to live with oaks and not fall in love with their beauty. While…

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Gardening in Colorado? There’s an App for That

Gardening in Colorado? There’s an App for That

One of our goals at Lifescape Colorado is helping you enjoy the beautiful results of a healthy garden and landscape. We understand the particular challenges Colorado gardeners face, so this is why we’re so pleased the Denver Post is offering a free “Garden Colorado” app. We’ve highlighted a couple benefits of this app below, which is now available for…

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Our Expert Advice for Beginner Gardeners

Our Expert Advice for Beginner Gardeners

Whether you’re growing a vegetable garden or want to cultivate a landscape full of greenery and beautiful blooms, a special satisfaction comes with watching your landscape thrive. When starting anything new, it’s always helpful to receive some advice from the experts. Here are a few gardening tips every Colorado gardener should follow. Care for the soil before planting. First,…

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Nutrient Storehouse: 5 Great Reasons to Compost

Nutrient Storehouse: 5 Great Reasons to Compost

If you’re a fan of the environment and efficiency, you’ll love composting. Compost is a nutrient storehouse created by recycled food and other organic biodegradable matter. Healthy compost can feed landscape and garden beds all season long. Plus, it also increases soil water-retention, which is one of the tenets of water-wise landscaping in Colorado. Can you…

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Simple Spring Landscaping Tips

Simple Spring Landscaping Tips

Spring is less than a month away, which means spring landscaping in Colorado is just around the corner. While it’s still a little early for planting without the worry of snow or frost, there is plenty you can do to finalize plans, prepare the soil and begin enhancing your curb appeal. 5 Simple Spring Landscaping…

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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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