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Looking Back at 2016

Looking Back at 2016

Before making proclamations and promises for the New Year, let’s take a moment to look back on some of the highlights from an amazing 2016. A celebration 40 years in the making Lifescape has been recognized as a high-touch landscape architecture, construction, and maintenance company and this past year marked 40 years of crafting a…

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Amazing Trees for Colorado

Amazing Trees for Colorado

There’s something special about the natural beauty you wake up to everyday here in Colorado. Therefore, there must be something special about the trees that truly thrive here. Here are some examples of trees that will make your landscape even more amazing. Austrian Pine – Planted as part of the nation’s great Dust Bowl Shelterbelt…

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Gorgeous Grasses To Design With

Gorgeous Grasses To Design With

Grass serves as the foundation of most backyards and gardens, but it can also be used to incorporate amazing designs while also keeping water consumption down. Check out these ornamental grasses that are ideal for Colorado landscapes.   Ornamental grasses like Blue Avena or Little Bluestem require very low water with attractive silvery blue foliage. Elijah Blue…

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Create Visual Appeal & Control Water Runoff with Dry Riverbeds

Create Visual Appeal & Control Water Runoff with Dry Riverbeds

Taking a second look at something that appears ordinary at first glance can lead to exciting new discoveries. Now that it’s getting warmer, properly managing the water from summer showers is more important than ever. While many landscape architects do plan and build drainage ditches as dry creek beds, they often fall quite short as…

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Funky, Colorful Large Garden Containers Add Landscape Appeal

Funky, Colorful Large Garden Containers Add Landscape Appeal

Home gardening is all about convenience. And nothing is more convenient than a stylish garden container. It can be a hefty undertaking to redesign a garden or landscape, but with garden containers, you can redefine a garden’s style in just a few moments. We love how gardens can be designed as an arrangement of distinct…

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Healthy Landscapes Begin with Healthy Soils

Healthy Landscapes Begin with Healthy Soils

Happy plants and trees grow from healthy soil, and even the smallest of changes in soil composition can impact plant growth. Both organic and non-organic soils have benefits that make each suitable for a variety of environments. Even still, many soils require further soil amendments such as mulch, compost, and manure to develop a rich environment…

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Water Saving Tips for Water-Wise Landscapes

Water Saving Tips for Water-Wise Landscapes

Summer is almost here, and with the warmer weather comes concerns about saving water in the Greater Denver area. Landscapes can use a lot of water, but we like to look at ways you can reduce your water usage while still enjoying a beautiful yard. You can begin by educating yourself about how much water…

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Lifescape Colorado Wins an ELITE Award from ALCC

Lifescape Colorado Wins an ELITE Award from ALCC

We are excited to announce that Lifescape has won an ELITE (Elevating the Landscape Industry Through Excellence) Award from the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC). The award was given for our Castle Pines Residence project in the Installation/Construction category. The project was recognized by our industry peers as the top in landscape design and…

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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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