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Tips for Brightening & Sprucing Up Garden Pathways

Tips for Brightening & Sprucing Up Garden Pathways

Once the last snow melts and sunny days outnumber the cloudy ones, garden pathways can look a bit bedraggled. Often, our clients’ pathways need more sprucing up than their plant and flower beds do. Photo: Lifescape Colorado. via Houzz Tips for Updating Garden Paths and Walkways Whether you are doing a little post-winter maintenance and repair or…

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Inviting Front Yard Structures for a Welcoming Spring

Inviting Front Yard Structures for a Welcoming Spring

When you think of attractive landscape structures, odds are you envision gazebos, fountains, fireplaces and other hardscape designs found most typically in a backyard. Your front yard, however, may also be begging for a little structural attention and curb appeal. 5 Ideas For Creating a Gorgeous Front Yard This Spring Creating a gorgeous front yard…

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Geometric Designs Dazzle Your Landscape

Geometric Designs Dazzle Your Landscape

Geometric designs have been used in landscape designs for thousands of years. Greeks and Romans used boxwood hedges, which were manipulated into the shapes and arrangements they wanted, whether it be a manicured plant in the shape of an animal or part of an intricate labyrinth. Stone tiles were laid in perfectly executed diamonds, or linear…

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Enhance Your Landscape with a Gorgeous Courtyard Design

Enhance Your Landscape with a Gorgeous Courtyard Design

A courtyard is a private oasis in the best sense. It is a place to sit in peace surrounded by nature or entertain guests, while having all of the conveniences of home just a few steps away. Here are some tips for creating beautiful courtyard designs. Create Comfortable Sitting Areas In small courtyards, creating sitting areas…

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Tips for Growing a Thriving Herb Garden

Tips for Growing a Thriving Herb Garden

Herbs are satisfying plants to grow since many of them are colorful, fragrant and, of course, edible. Most herbs are also easy to manage and thrive in our Colorado climate. So, to grow a healthy herb garden this summer, make sure you follow these helpful gardening tips below. Choose the planting area wisely. Things to…

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Recap of the 5280 Home Party at Lifescape Colorado

Recap of the 5280 Home Party at Lifescape Colorado

Summer is the season for entertaining, so Lifescape Colorado decided it was time to throw a party! What better way is there to kick off three of the best months Colorado has to offer? We paired up with 5280 The Denver Magazine and their editors, as well as some of Colorado’s finest architects, landscape architects, designers and…

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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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An Overview of Seeds for Spring

An Overview of Seeds for Spring

Are you planting a fair amount of seeds this spring? If so, these Colorado gardening tips can help you order just the right type and amount of seeds you need to yield a luscious and interesting landscape all year long. Organize the seeds you have. Before you go too crazy with your seed catalogs or…

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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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Prepare Your Garden for Winter Weather

Prepare Your Garden for Winter Weather

If you prepare your garden properly, winter becomes a beautiful season of hibernation that is well worth the wait come spring. But to ensure your perennials will come back with all the color and fervor they can, here are some tips to get your garden ready. First, be sure to clean up any dead stems…

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