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5 Secrets to the Perfect Xeric Garden

5 Secrets to the Perfect Xeric Garden

Avoid common pitfalls and use these pro tips for gorgeous water-saving garden design   All across the West, homeowners are trying to cut down on a water use. After all, nearly 50 percent of the consumer water use in Denver goes to watering lawns—or “thirsty, drug addicted carpets,” as Jacob Rogers, a landscape designer with…

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Behind the Designer’s Desk with Senior Landscape Architect Dan DeGrush

Behind the Designer’s Desk with Senior Landscape Architect Dan DeGrush

Behind the Designer’s Desk with Senior Landscape Architect Dan DeGrush  For nearly half a century, Lifescape has been pioneering outdoor living in Colorado, bringing unparalleled professional design, construction, and property care services to a discerning clientele. Our award-winning portfolio reflects our team’s talent, passion, and dedication, staffed with leaders such as Senior Landscape Architect Dan DeGrush, who’s devoted 13 years at Lifescape to…

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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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2020 Year in Review

2020 Year in Review

In a year defined by murder hornets, record-breaking hurricanes, rampant wildfires and that pesky thing called a global COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 was certainly a year full of surprises. But it wasn’t all bad, and at Lifescape Colorado, we are able to celebrate a few small wins that brought smiles to our faces and kept our crew of…

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Lifescape Makes the 2020 Inc. 5000 List

Lifescape Makes the 2020 Inc. 5000 List

Inc. 5000 2020: An Exclusive Guide to America’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs These are the stories of the fastest-growing privately-held companies in the U.S. No.4,907: Lifescape Colorado Provides landscape architecture, construction and ongoing property care services for high-touch residential and commercial properties. See The Full List > 

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Lifescape Featured in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine

Lifescape Featured in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine

How to Master Minimal Upkeep, Maximal Lingering A Denver couple’s modernist outdoor world. BY DEVON MINER — March 23, 2020   Denver-based landscape architect Dan DeGrush of Lifescape Colorado was tasked with redesigning a 1,200-square-foot outdoor living space for a married couple in their 40s who had recently moved from LoDo to Hilltop. The couple wanted an urban, minimalist…

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A 1920s Denver Home Gets a Backyard Makeover

A 1920s Denver Home Gets a Backyard Makeover

This outdated outdoor space was dramatically transformed into a Tudor-inspired tour-de-force for entertaining.   After the owners of this iconic 1920s home in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood decided to renovate the interior of their Tudor-style abode, the backyard was the next big redesign on their list. Last refreshed in the 1990s, the outdoor space felt…

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Lifescape Wins 2020 ALCC ELITE Award

Lifescape Wins 2020 ALCC ELITE Award

Design/Build Project Budget over $150,000 | Richthofen Castle After purchasing this neglected property built in the late 1800s, the owners began a multiyear restoration of the home and the landscape. They wanted the grounds to be restored to their original grandeur, while modernizing the functionality and planning for long-term sustainability of the site. Historic photos…

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Lifescape Featured in 5280 Magazine

Lifescape Featured in 5280 Magazine

A Landscape Architect’s Advice for Maximizing Your Small Backyard THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SMALL-SPACE GARDENING How Joshua Ruppert of Lifescape Colorado turned a shallow yard into a private patio perfect for entertaining. BY JESSICA LARUSSO, 5280 Managing Editor – March 30, 2020     In Denver’s most desirable neighborhoods, large yards can be tough to…

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Lifescape Featured in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles

Lifescape Featured in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles

Award-Winning Landscape Designs of 2020 DON’T MISS THESE STUNNING AND INNOVATIVE OUTDOOR SPACES BY DEVON MINER – March 23, 2020   Dreaming of Spring? You’re in luck. The Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC), an organization dedicated to serving as a high-quality resource for Colorado’s ever-evolving landscaping community, awarded top landscape design projects this month,…

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