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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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How to Get Major Curb Appeal in 2021

How to Get Major Curb Appeal in 2021

We’re all spending more time in the home and often focus on functional improvements inside, but changes to the exterior can make just as much impact and expand your useable square footage.   Curb appeal, defined as the attractiveness of the exterior of a property, as viewed from the street, can be elevated with simple tips…

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Winter Watering 101

Winter Watering 101

‘Tis the season for snowfall and cozy days spent by the fire. Before hibernating, it’s important to protect your landscape with winter watering so evergreens survive during the winter months.   Here in Colorado, the semi-arid climate typically produces mild and dry winters with humidity levels ranging from 9% to 13%, which is not a lot…

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Holiday Decor Making Spirits Bright

Holiday Decor Making Spirits Bright

Autumn’s departure is bittersweet—on the one hand, every gold leaf has been mulched or bagged, but on the other hand, the glittering atmosphere of the holidays is ready to take its place. Barren branches become a canvas for twinkling lights, and containers overflowing with fresh pine greenery are placed where pumpkins once were.   We sat…

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Full on Fall Displays

Full on Fall Displays

The turn of the season blankets Colorado in swaths of warm and vibrant color. Native grasses shimmer on the prairie while the Aspen trees sparkle in the wind—autumn is truly the golden season in the Centennial State. As evident in every year that passes, the season does not seem to last long enough.  Amplifying the seasonal…

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Don’t Waste Your Landscape Waste

Don’t Waste Your Landscape Waste

  Fall maintenance is not just a way to ensure your landscape stays beautiful in a new season—it also protects your investment and keeps your landscape healthy all year long. Without pruning, mulching and fertilizing your landscape during the critical autumn season, a once-beautiful investment may become lackluster in the spring. But once you take the necessary…

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Plant Your Bulbs for a Fall Color Palette

Plant Your Bulbs for a Fall Color Palette

Do you feel that Colorado? Fall will soon be here in full force bringing in a crisp breeze, freshly fallen scarlet leaves and the sweet smells of pumpkin spice and cinnamon. Before retreating indoors, there’s still time to attend to your autumn landscape so you can enjoy the great outdoors, even in sweater weather. Special…

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Smart Irrigation Month: The Secret to Saving Water this Summer

Smart Irrigation Month: The Secret to Saving Water this Summer

July is Smart Irrigation Month in the State of Colorado, which means it’s time for us to share the latest and greatest technology, updates and upgrades you can make to your irrigation systems to save water and create a more sustainable future for our beautiful state.  Keep reading for some tips from the Lifescape Colorado irrigation experts.  …

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Secrets to Breathtaking Seasonal Color in Your Colorado Landscape

Secrets to Breathtaking Seasonal Color in Your Colorado Landscape

As spring swings into summer, this is the ideal time to plant beautiful seasonal color with containers and annual beds. The local “frost safe” date is in late May, so early June is prime time for turning up the volume on your landscape.  With thousands of flowers to choose from and endless options to combine…

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How to Maintain Your Irrigation System for Late Spring & Summer

How to Maintain Your Irrigation System for Late Spring & Summer

While it’s not the most beautiful part of your landscape, your irrigation system is certainly the hardest working. When your systems are performing at their highest level, you can save money on watering and ensure longevity for your turf, flowers, shrubs and trees. In short, maintaining your irrigation system is one of the most important…

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