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Xeriscape is great landscaping

Xeriscaping is the perfect choice when your city has summer water restrictions, or you are just environmentally conscious and want to protect the precious resources of the planet. Xeriscape  Does Not Mean Ugly Many people assume that if their landscaping can’t be green, it is going to ugly. People often imagine that xeriscaping means desert…
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Planning your landscaping

If you are considering organizing your outdoor space, at J&S Landscape in Boulder, we have prepared some garden design considerations for you. Whether you want to renovate the landscape or just make some small additions, there are some important things that can help you get the outdoor space you want. Know Your Environment Before you…
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Your landscape needs work in the winter too

Just because it’s winter that does not mean you can take time off from landscape upkeep. Keeping up on maintenance goes beyond those annoying leaves. Plus, taking care of your yard this winter can save you money and ensure that your landscape continues to look great when spring and summer roll around again. The Point…
pond in the winter

Water features in the winter?

First, knowing how cold Colorado can get during the winter, you will want to search for water features that can be drained both simply and easily. Leaving water to freeze can do damage. For example, a water fountain under freezing conditions may chip or crack as the water expands. Such a repair can be costly.…
Easy to maintain crevice garden

Crevice gardens

Crevice gardens are very popular today in Colorado. With the help of our landscaping team, your beautiful new crevice garden will be a showcase of sculptural rock with alpine and even rare plants. Have you ever seen plants thriving and growing up through a crack in the sidewalk? That’s the idea behind crevice gardens. It…
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Sustainable Landscaping Tips

In recent years, sustainability and being eco-friendly have become a major concern for many people. If you’re interested in beautiful landscaping while still being mindful of the environmental impact, just follow these tips for sustainable landscaping. There are more options than you might think. Work With What You Have It’s understandable to want to start…
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Pergolas and Patios

Landscape design extends beyond simply installing the perfect plants for a backyard oasis. Permanent and seasonal structures can transform a garden and how the space is used. Here are four landscaping structures that can make a huge difference. Arbors Arbors create an inviting entrance to your garden, especially when you train a flowering vine on…
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The Perfect Additions to Your Landscape

When you buy a house, the first thing you see is the front landscape. For many people this is the moment that makes or breaks a property purchase. Meanwhile, there are people who are done with and over their current landscaping. This can be because they are too old to continue maintenance, other times it…
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Designing your water feature

Our team at J&S Landscape in Longmont can discuss these water feature styles for your backyard. A new outdoor water feature will add a sophisticated ambiance and function to your backyard landscape, no matter the size of your yard or the limits of your budget. Let us help you create a refreshing, beautiful, and calming water…
Front yard water features add curb appeal

Why Hire a Landscape Designer?

There are a number of reasons why you should bring in a professional landscape designer for your yard. It doesn’t matter if you’re building the home and landscaping it for the first time or if you’re revamping the exterior to add to the property’s appeal—a landscape designer brings a talented, trained eye to the project.…