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Are you ready for a Xeriscape Landscape?

Are you ready for a Xeriscape Landscape?

  Lifescape Colorado has always put an emphasis on sustainable landscaping in Colorado to preserve our resources, local habitats and the planet. However, many people mistakenly believe that having a sustainable landscape requires sacrificing greenery and color for a look that is bland and dry. Nothing could be further from the truth. Our design experts…

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Top Native Plants of the Mountains

Top Native Plants of the Mountains

Winter is the season to plan next year’s garden. At Lifescape Colorado, we’re committed to¬†implementing green and sustainable landscapes, which means planting more Colorado native plants. After all, our native plants are more drought- and fire-resistant than other non-native counterparts. As you begin sketching your garden layout, make sure to include the following top native…

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Landscaping Ideas with Recycled Materials

Landscaping Ideas with Recycled Materials

If you’re looking for creative and sustainable ways to enhance your Colorado landscape, look around your home, garage and neighborhood to see if there are materials, furnishings, or cast-off items that can be cleverly re-purposed. The following backyard landscaping ideas demonstrate how one person’s cast-offs can be creatively transformed for your garden design. Planters Plants…

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What is sustainable landscaping?

What is sustainable landscaping?

You may have heard the term “sustainable landscaping” tossed around, but many people still don’t fully understand what it actually is. To be honest, there are quite a few varying definitions but the staples of sustainable landscaping are: an attractive environment that is in balance with the local climate and requires minimal resource inputs, such…

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The Best Eco-Friendly Outdoor Floors

The Best Eco-Friendly Outdoor Floors

When it comes to eco-friendly outdoor flooring, there are a few choices that really make a great option for your home’s outdoor environment. Here are 4 of the latest trends in flooring for sustainable gardens courtesy of Elle Decor: 1. Gravel. Gravel is making quite the comeback. If you have to choose between the crushed…

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3 Go Green Tips for your Garden

3 Go Green Tips for your Garden

Everyone can use the Earth’s natural resources to give their garden everything it needs. As a matter of fact, keeping your garden as natural and “green”as possible is not as difficult as you think. Here are 3 good tips to start going green with your home garden: 1. Mother Nature knows best, so use all…

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