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Behind the Designer’s Desk with Senior Landscape Architect Dan DeGrush

Behind the Designer’s Desk with Senior Landscape Architect Dan DeGrush

Behind the Designer’s Desk with Senior Landscape Architect Dan DeGrush  For nearly half a century, Lifescape has been pioneering outdoor living in Colorado, bringing unparalleled professional design, construction, and property care services to a discerning clientele. Our award-winning portfolio reflects our team’s talent, passion, and dedication, staffed with leaders such as Senior Landscape Architect Dan DeGrush, who’s devoted 13 years at Lifescape to…

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Late Spring Freezing and Heavy Hail; What to Do Now

Late Spring Freezing and Heavy Hail; What to Do Now

The garden is about to explode into bloom, but there is a good chance spring storms will soon batter your lovely flowers. You can protect them from freezing; you just need to act now. The garden is about to bloom, but there is a good chance your lovely flowers will soon be assailed by spring…

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Trend Watch: Yard-To-Table Landscaping

Trend Watch: Yard-To-Table Landscaping

Trend Watch: Yard-To-Table Landscaping We’ve all heard the term “farm-to-table.” It’s been a rising movement for many years in culinary and agricultural circles. You’ve probably dined at eateries that tout their farm-to-table philosophy of sourcing ingredients locally through area farms rather than distributors. It’s a simple way to be conscientious of how our lifestyles impact…

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Au Natural: Managing Your Meadowscape

Au Natural: Managing Your Meadowscape

More and more these days, our focus in this semi-arid climate is turning to water-wise landscapes. Homeowners are embracing this concept by re-envisioning their yards as meadows. “Meadows are less maintained and look more natural,” says Lifescape Garden Manager Ali Pougiales, “with lots of tall grasses and wildflowers—what you might see when you’re driving out of the city to the foothills. Some people transform their…

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3 Tips For Growing A Summer Garden That Dazzles

3 Tips For Growing A Summer Garden That Dazzles

Summer is an easy time for blooming in Colorado. True, our climate is on the dry side, but with the right plants and the right attention to watering, we can still create lush, abundant gardens to enjoy. But cultivating a stunner of a flower patch takes a little finesse. Here, designer Vejay Bala shares three rules to…

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Bring Your Landscape Back To Life

Bring Your Landscape Back To Life

Spring is in the air, days are getting longer, and you’re probably starting to eye your frost-ravaged yard. March is a fickle month in Colorado, no doubt—but despite the on-again, off-again weather, it’s the ideal time to begin thinking about revitalizing your landscape for the sunny months ahead. At Lifescape, we’ve got a smorgasbord of spring cleanup services to help take your property from winter gray to spring splendor….

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Behind the Designer’s Desk with Executive Vice President of Design Build LeAnn Ostheimer

Behind the Designer’s Desk with Executive Vice President of Design Build LeAnn Ostheimer

This year marks Lifescape Colorado’s 45th anniversary, and for fifteen of those years, Lifescape’s EVP of Design Build, LeAnn Ostheimer, has helped nurture the company’s growth and success.   LeAnn’s roots have always been in agriculture, having grown up on a farm east of Fort Collins. From a young age, experiencing outdoor spaces was her passion, which is why she kicked…

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Tree Talk: Should You Invest In An Annual Tree-Care Program?

Tree Talk: Should You Invest In An Annual Tree-Care Program?

With 300 days of sunshine a year, it’s not hard to see why trees are such coveted parts of our yards and landscapes (healthy trees can mean a healthy increase in property value, too). We love us some gorgeous arbor design at Lifescape. But while we all enjoy rustling leaves, colorful foliage, fragrant blossoms, and the…

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Why Pruning Your Plants Is Wintery Business

Why Pruning Your Plants Is Wintery Business

When the mercury drops and flakes start flying, it’s tempting to hunker down and wait out the seasonal chill when it comes to your yard. That’s what the cozy hearth is for, right? But while it may seem counterintuitive, winter is actually the best time to give many trees and shrubs a little TLC—late winter, to…

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