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Watering the Garden in December

Watering the Garden in December

December is not a time when most homeowners are thinking about the garden or their landscape. This is a case of what you don’t know can hurt not only your yard, but also your pocketbook. If proper care and attention is not given in the fall, come springtime you will have to work hard, and…

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Designing Windows in the Landscape

Designing Windows in the Landscape

When people are considering their Denver landscape design, they think of trees, shrubs and flowers. Not many people consider their windows as being able to play a major part in the landscaping design they are planning. Sutton Suzuki Architects via Houzz.com Windows can play a huge part in landscape design. There is nothing quite as elegant…

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Don’t forget these Winter Lawn Care Tips

Don’t forget these Winter Lawn Care Tips

During the winter season in Colorado, while much of the landscape is dormant and the ground is frozen, it can be easy to forget that your landscape still needs care. Since you are not really mowing the lawn and trying to plant a garden, that’s no reason to bypass winter lawn care. Take a look…

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Protecting your Yard from Freeze Damage

Protecting your Yard from Freeze Damage

Living in Colorado, you come to figure out that during the winter, things freeze. Your precious plants and sprinkler system are two specific things in your landscape that are vulnerable to freeze damage.   With Front Range temperatures dipping to 27 degrees and lower last week, it’s important to know how to protect your landscape plants and sprinkler system from the…

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Give your Yard New Life

Give your Yard New Life

Do you want to give your Denver yard new life? The time it takes for the average gardener to yield a beautiful garden takes great effort and hard work. So imagine the time and amount of work it would take creating a beautifully landscaped yard equipped with outdoor living rooms! That’s where Lifescape comes in….

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Seeing Squirrel Damage in your yard?

Seeing Squirrel Damage in your yard?

Since this has been a dry year, there have been quite a few reports of squirrels doing damage to trees in the Denver area. The major reason why squirrels are damaging the trees is because they are looking for water. Usually getting water from water and mud puddles, or water that rests in your gutter…

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Is your Backyard ready for Fall and Winter?

Is your Backyard ready for Fall and Winter?

Now is a great time to get started on those fall and winter landscape construction projects. The Colorado winters can be harsh, but when there is that nice chill in the air and the snow fall has not come just yet, it could be the perfect night for a family huddle around the fire pit…

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Natural Water Features for a Naturalistic Landscape

Natural Water Features for a Naturalistic Landscape

Many homeowners fall in love with natural gardens because of how they reflect the peace, beauty, and tranquility of their natural environment. And to enhance these natural gardens, natural water features help to authenticate and add another layer of serenity to these naturalistic landscapes. Ponds are great for those who have small or larger landscapes. Whether you choose…

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Never Water when it’s Windy

Never Water when it’s Windy

Watering while it is windy is simply wasteful, and in the Denver area and all over Colorado, we can’t afford to waste water. More than often, windy weather occurs during daylight hours, however, it is during that time that even more water is lost to evaporation. That is why watering overnight or very early in…

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Stage 1 Drought: Invest in a Smart Sprinkler System

Stage 1 Drought: Invest in a Smart Sprinkler System

Since a Stage 1 drought has been declared in metro Denver and wildfires have been blazing across the state, many people have been quick to contact the Denver Water Savers to report any and everyone who does not adhere to the request to voluntarily reduce their water consumption by 10 percent. Some residents are so frustrated…

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