Month: August 2020

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Is your yard ready for the changing seasons?

It can be strange to think of this weird year in terms of the seasons! But time still passes and summer is shuffling reluctantly towards fall. Is your yard ready for this and then for a Coloradan winter? Seasonal maintenance allows your landscape to look its best right throughout the year; whether you are out…
installing large boulders

Is a retaining wall necessary?

Although you might think those gorgeous landscaping walls you see are just for looks, sometimes they are necessary. If your property has a high-grade slope, the earth has a strong possibility of eroding. With erosion, you can have major issues such as foundation damage, driveway destruction, or even minor landslides. If you have a questionable…
waterfall and landscaping

Ways to add water to your landscape design

Water designs are very relaxing and make beautiful landscape design additions. Here are some ideas for water landscape design: Ponds – Ponds, whether large or small, require little maintenance. Consider adding some beautiful koi fish, which are commonly used in ponds due to their decorative finishes. Waterfalls – Waterfalls can be stand-alone or added to…
outdoor kitchen with rock surround

Two mistakes homeowners make with their outdoor kitchen

An outdoor kitchen allows you to grill outside, enjoy drinks with your friends, and spend quality time in your yard. However, many homeowners make costly mistakes with their outdoor kitchen design and construction, resulting in replacement or repair. Here are 2 common mistakes homeowners make with their outdoor kitchen. Not factoring in how you’ll use…