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7 Tips to Bring your Landscape Back to Life

7 Tips to Bring your Landscape Back to Life

MOTHER NATURE ISN’T WAITING While humans have been ordered to Stay at Home, at Lifescape, we know Mother Nature isn’t waiting for our lives to get back to normal. She’s ready to go. With spring arriving, don’t forget to take stock of critical preparations for warmer weather. Proper care now will avoid a lot of…

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Color Your Landscape for Spring

Color Your Landscape for Spring

Spring is (almost) here which means it’s time to turn your sights outside and plan for beautiful, colorful blooms. At Lifescape, we are well-known for our love of color, and with careful planning and care, we’re committed to making your wildest and most vibrant ideas come to life. Ready to create maximum curb appeal? Here are our top three tips.

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Four Ways to Make Your Outdoors More Livable 

Four Ways to Make Your Outdoors More Livable 

In Colorado, we covet the natural wonder of the Great Outdoors with its glorious year-round weather. It’s no surprise that this passion for outdoor living shows up in the home environment. In this 24/7 world, an increasing number of Lifescape clients are requesting staycation-worthy outdoor spaces that function as wellness retreats, outfitted with high-caliber entertainment areas worthy of long afternoons outside.   For the last three years, these functional, multi-purpose outdoor rooms have consistently remained at the top of our clients’…

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How to Ensure Your Landscape Survives the Winter

How to Ensure Your Landscape Survives the Winter

During the winter months, even the hardiest of landscapes need some TLC to survive the Colorado climate. There’s more work to do this time of year than you might think. Working with an experienced horticulturist is key to avoiding potential issues that might turn into large problems once the snow melts and plants spring to life. Anyone looking to preserve and promote a healthy, thriving landscape all year…

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Top Landscape Design Trends for 2020 and Beyond

Top Landscape Design Trends for 2020 and Beyond

The beginning of a new year (and in 2020, a new decade) offers a rare opportunity to reflect on what’s new, exciting, and innovative for landscape architecture. Many of 2020’s landscape design trends address important issues like climate change, sustainability, and creating space for wellness and relaxation. And, while “trend” isn’t something we always recommend…

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How to Protect Trees and Shrubs from Cold Weather With Anti-Desiccants

How to Protect Trees and Shrubs from Cold Weather With Anti-Desiccants

A common problem with evergreen trees and shrubs in Colorado during the winter is desiccation, or “drying out.” Desiccation, also referred to as winter burn, is the shedding or dying-off of evergreen leaves and branches during the winter months. This is particularly problematic in Colorado because the trifecta of 1) high winds, 2) freezing temperatures,…

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7 Tips for Maintaining Your Hardscape This Winter

7 Tips for Maintaining Your Hardscape This Winter

Once your plants are prepped for the cold, it’s important to also plan for hardscape maintenance during the winter. Fountains, pathways, and walls—anything constructed from wood, bricks, concrete, metal, or stone—need special attention during the deep freeze. Beyond maintenance, winter is also an ideal time to design and install hardscape! While everyone else waits till…

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Top Recommendations for Winter Landscape Care

Top Recommendations for Winter Landscape Care

As winter creeps in this year and snow begins to dust the West, it’s important to consider the toll this cold weather will take on your trees and shrubs. Proper winter tree and shrub care are vital to the overall look and appeal of your landscape once the snow starts to melt and shoots of…

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Top Outdoor Holiday Decorating Trends and Ideas for 2019

Top Outdoor Holiday Decorating Trends and Ideas for 2019

The holidays are around the corner, which means it’s time to get festive both indoors and out. When it comes to dressing your exterior for the coming season, the options for decor are endless—keep it neutral with a modern aesthetic? Go all out with maximalist style? Or maybe somewhere in between? You don’t need to…

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