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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 it’s that time of the year and the mercury drops and snowflakes start flying, it’s tempting to hunker down and wait out the seasonal chill when it comes to your backyard landscape or garden design. That’s what the cozy hearth is for, right? But while it may seem counterintuitive, winter is actually the best…

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Lifescape Colorado Turns 45: Celebrating Our Sapphire Anniversary with Purpose, Perspective and a Plan

Lifescape Colorado Turns 45: Celebrating Our Sapphire Anniversary with Purpose, Perspective and a Plan

Four and a half decades ago, Lifescape Colorado began as Lifescape Ltd, on the corner of 16th and Downing Street. Inspired during our founder’s trip to California, Lifescape’s vision was to create meaningful outdoor spaces for Mile High City residents. In 1976, Denver was an oil-and-gas boom and bust town, with just over 1.2 million residents in the Metro area. Jimmy Carter…

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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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