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Decorative Design Features for the Summer Xeriscaped Landscape

Decorative Design Features for the Summer Xeriscaped Landscape

Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes sun-filled days and cooler evenings that entice you to spend as much time enjoying the outdoors as possible. Whether you opted for a xeriscaped landscape to help conserve water or because they do not require as much maintenance as traditional types, you have more time to enjoy…

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Keep Your Pool & Design with Color, Lines, & Texture

Keep Your Pool & Design with Color, Lines, & Texture

Summer seems to keep getting hotter, and having a pool is a wonderful way to cool down quickly. In some cases, however, a pool doesn’t seem to fit in with the landscaping you had done to beautify your backyard. It does not have to stand alone as a feature of your design; landscaping with pools can open…

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Adaptable Fruits & Vegetables for Your Landscape

Adaptable Fruits & Vegetables for Your Landscape

Growing edible fruits and vegetables in your garden is one of the most rewarding aspects of planting on your landscape. Today’s gardens don’t solely focus on aesthetics — they can be both beautiful and productive. A modern blended garden has fruits, vegetables, and herbs mixed in with ornamental species. Below, we’ll share some tips to…

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Solid Rock Wall Designs for Colorado Landscapes

Solid Rock Wall Designs for Colorado Landscapes

Just like indoor spaces, outdoor spaces also need walls. Whether those walls are made with wood, rock, or even just shrubs or trees, walls help add privacy, style, and structure to landscapes. Solid rock walls are particularly popular for Colorado landscapes. Here are some ideas for creating a stylish landscape using rock walls: A rock…

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Awesome Benefits of LED Garden Lighting for Landscapes

Awesome Benefits of LED Garden Lighting for Landscapes

The stars of modern lighting, LED lights are incredibly energy-efficient and durable. Bringing us one step closer to saving the planet, LED light bulbs are a power saving and all-around smart solution. With LED lighting, you can officially welcome both your interior and exterior into the technologically-savvy present day. Below, we have highlighted some of our…

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Lavender: Colorful, Fragrant, & Great for Xeriscapes

Lavender: Colorful, Fragrant, & Great for Xeriscapes

You can make a lovely wreath from its fresh flowers, construct a perfumed satchel for a linen drawer with its dried buds, or devise a beautiful food garnish with its purplish hue — It’s lavender! Beloved by countless homeowners for centuries, lavender is an undisputed favorite to cultivate in a home garden. Known by some as the…

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Water-Wise Perennials for Colorado Xeriscapes

Water-Wise Perennials for Colorado Xeriscapes

If you picture cacti, sparse shrubbery, and rocks when you think of xeriscaping, please don’t! Even though xeriscaping might have quite a “dry” reputation, it can actually manifest into vivid, dynamic garden landscapes. According to Colorado State University, the recent ingenuity and experimentation of modern gardeners has resulted in a new positive outlook on water-wise…

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Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2015

Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2015

With summer around the corner, it’s even more important to keep your outdoor living area from falling to the wayside. Check out these outdoor living trends for 2015 to stay in the game this season: Natural Landscapes. Thankfully an ongoing trend, natural landscaping techniques like xeriscaping are becoming increasingly popular. Xeriscaping is a low-irrigation gardening technique,…

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Put the Green Back in Your Lawn: Top Lawn Care Tips

Put the Green Back in Your Lawn: Top Lawn Care Tips

April is National Lawn Care Month, and we want to help you get your lawn green again with some lawn care tips. First, you want to examine the content of your soil to be sure it is healthy. Good soil contains microorganisms, is well drained, and promotes oxygen flow. You can contact your local county…

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Beautiful, Creative Grass-Free Landscapes

Beautiful, Creative Grass-Free Landscapes

With today’s busy lifestyles, who has the time to do hours of landscape maintenance? And with Colorado drought restrictions, as well as concerns about the environmental impact of traditional landscaping, many homeowners are looking for grass-free landscape ideas. Grass-free landscapes decrease maintenance while still making your yard look beautiful. Plus, they can be better for…

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