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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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Aligning Your Landscape with Your Home

Aligning Your Landscape with Your Home

Architects take into consideration the location, history and locale of their project prior to crafting blueprints for a new home. By allowing these details to inform the overall design of a structure, architects can create dwellings that feel aligned with the spaces that surround them.  Landscape designers take a similar approach before devising a stunning outdoor space…

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Outdoor Power Players: Pergolas, Patios & Pools

Outdoor Power Players: Pergolas, Patios & Pools

It’s already nearing the end of 2020 and we are ready start looking ahead to 2021. Planning is ideal, especially when it comes to incorporating new structures into your outdoor landscape.   Enter our top three contenders to consider: pergolas, patios and pools.   Senior Landscape Architect Dan DeGrush has been with Lifescape for over a decade and has witnessed trends come and go. This month, he…

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5 Factors to Consider Before Diving Into Pools, Spas & Water Features

5 Factors to Consider Before Diving Into Pools, Spas & Water Features

With hot summer days in full swing, few things sound better than refreshing water to cool down. Whether you’ve been interested in lounging poolside, relaxing in a spa or finding peace with ornate water features, there are important factors to consider before diving in. The main purpose of water features—both large and small scale—is to…

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New Outdoor Kitchen & Dining Trends to Dine For

New Outdoor Kitchen & Dining Trends to Dine For

Outdoor kitchens and dining areas are a way to not only cook and enjoy a meal in the open air but also a way to experience the landscape. The concept of outdoor cooking and dining is not new, but the sophistication and style are far into the future, thanks to new trends. These days, outdoor…

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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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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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Enjoy outdoor living all year long with a custom fire feature.

Enjoy outdoor living all year long with a custom fire feature.

With fall just a few weeks away, the weather will soon be cooling off – providing the perfect opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Fire features such as fire places, fire pits, fire bowls, and even pizza ovens enable you to extend the use of your outdoor spaces throughout the cooler months of the year. An…

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Create an outdoor living area that is designed for your unique lifestyle.

Create an outdoor living area that is designed for your unique lifestyle.

How one enjoys outdoor living is as unique and individual as their lifestyle. Do you enjoy big splashy summertime parties or more intimate evening get togethers? Perhaps you prefer dining outdoors and enjoying the beautiful Colorado skies. Maybe you just want a quiet space for some alone time. There is something for everyone, but navigating…

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