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Water Conservation in your Garden

Water Conservation in your Garden

How smart tech, drought-tolerant plants, and a few simple upgrades can save water, money and time for your Colorado landscape and garden design Drought years, booming populations, strained watersheds and rising water prices—there’s just not enough water in the West. And now, homeowners are coming to realize that traditional irrigation is no longer practical, or…

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Don’t Waste Your Landscape Waste

Don’t Waste Your Landscape Waste

  Fall maintenance is not just a way to ensure your landscape stays beautiful in a new season—it also protects your investment and keeps your landscape healthy all year long. Without pruning, mulching and fertilizing your landscape during the critical autumn season, a once-beautiful investment may become lackluster in the spring. But once you take the necessary…

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Smart Irrigation Month: The Secret to Saving Water this Summer

Smart Irrigation Month: The Secret to Saving Water this Summer

July is Smart Irrigation Month in the State of Colorado, which means it’s time for us to share the latest and greatest technology, updates and upgrades you can make to your irrigation systems to save water and create a more sustainable future for our beautiful state.  Keep reading for some tips from the Lifescape Colorado irrigation experts.  …

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Your Guide to Low-Maintenance Landscaping in Colorado

Your Guide to Low-Maintenance Landscaping in Colorado

Spring is rolling into the West! Trees will soon be greening, grass will regrow, and plants will start stretching their arms open wide to blue skies and sunshine.  We know how much Coloradans love to play in the outdoors, which is why Lifescape is here to handle your landscape design and property care so you can spend more…

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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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Add safety, security and a whole lot of glam with the latest outdoor lighting tech.

Add safety, security and a whole lot of glam with the latest outdoor lighting tech.

The latest LED outdoor lighting technology can provide safety, improve security, extend your outdoor living opportunities and create a stunning ambiance. These eco-friendly and beautifully designed fixtures are more durable, efficient and flexible than ever and will elegantly showcase your landscape and outdoor living spaces well after dark. You can now enjoy entertaining with lighting…

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Healthy trees can mean a healthy increase in property value.

Healthy trees can mean a healthy increase in property value.

Did you know that beautiful, healthy trees can boost your property’s value by 5 to 20%? Trees are often your landscape’s most valuable assets and increase in value as they grow and mature. They provide dramatic curb appeal and can help conserve energy by providing shade in summer and protection from winter winds. Healthy trees…

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Xeriscape: A Denver tradition of beautifully responsible landscaping.

Xeriscape: A Denver tradition of beautifully responsible landscaping.

Did you know that the term “xeriscape” was actually created by Denver Water back in 1981? It refers to a drought-resistant landscape achieved by following a series of basic principles. These guiding principles include planning and designing, conscientious irrigation, and selection of native plants that can survive dry spells without being overly demanding on water…

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