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Sharing Landscape Expertise with Colorado Homes & Lifestyle Magazine

Sharing Landscape Expertise with Colorado Homes & Lifestyle Magazine

Recently we offered some landscape insider tips for Colorado Homes & Lifestyles magazine to share with their readers. The conversation meandered from top trends to materials shortages. 2022 is yet another year of unprecedented change in the landscape industry. It is hard to share tips and trends without mentioning the unique circumstances surrounding supply and…

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Cover Shots: What it takes to make the cut!

Cover Shots: What it takes to make the cut!

2022 has already been a great year for getting noticed by our peers and landscape industry experts! Thank you to Colorado Green magazine for featuring our project on your cover! Colorado Green magazine is published by the Association of Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC). Having our project on the cover of an issue focused on…

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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 a refreshing backyard pool to cool down. Whether you’ve been interested in lounging poolside, relaxing with a backyard outdoor spa, or finding peace with ornate backyard water features, there are a few crucial factors to consider before diving in. You might ask, “how…

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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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