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Within the pages of our landscape blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to landscape, design, and maintenance.

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Use your garden 3 seasons a year

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  Have you ever spent a summer day enjoying your garden and wished that you could extend the amount of time that you could use it? With the right design and accouterments such as an outdoor fireplace or fire pit, your dreams could easily become a reality! Landscape design means so much more than lawn…
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Why you need an outdoor fireplace

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An outdoor fireplace extends the livability of your yard during the cold season. It allows you to enjoy a clear night with your loved ones and have friends over for parties. Outdoor fireplaces also create warm atmospheres suitable for entertaining guests. A professionally installed fireplace reduces the likelihood of fire hazards and keeps your family…
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Thinking of an outdoor kitchen?

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Living in Colorado, who doesn’t want to spend lots of time outdoors? Adding an outdoor kitchen, with possibilities from a small deck to a grand affair, surely adds to the fun. If this is in your thoughts, there are some key decisions to consider. Where will you locate it? Which building materials will offer both…
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Trends in modern landscape design

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Plant trends come and go – new flower varieties or colors, for instance – but the appeal of a well-designed yard is timeless. While many people have ideas of what they would like the yard of their dreams to look like, they need a landscaping company to bring it to life. Over the last decade,…
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Selling your home? How a landscaping company can help!

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If you are looking to sell your home, it really pays dividends to ask a landscaping company team to both organize a clean-up and also consider how landscaping improvements can make your property more saleable. For a limited outlay, professional landscaping can add much to the appearance; and let’s face it, first impressions are so…
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Why hire a landscape designer?

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You want your yard to look nice, but you’re not sure exactly how to make that happen. That’s where a landscape designer can help. Ideas – Not everyone is creative by nature. That’s okay, most landscape designers have the ability to come up with new and creative ideas for your yard. Site – Each location…
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Pick concrete elements to improve your landscape

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Home and business owners often think about landscaping in terms of arranging and modifying plants and other natural landscaping materials like soil and rocks. Yet, landscape design has evolved to include more man-made elements such as concrete. So, why use concrete? Endless forms Concrete is a building material that has liquid qualities before it sets.…
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Front Yard Landscape Ideas

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While many look forward to a terrific backyard retreat, you shouldn’t neglect the front yard. Curb appeal is important. Landscape design can go a long way toward making a good first impression. Hedges- Planting hedges, such as boxwood, along an entry path, can be a great way to add a touch of class. Water Feature-…
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Three easy steps to a beautiful landscape design

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Creating a landscape design doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Let’s look at three easy steps to get you started. Shrubs Start with a few shrubs and place them where you feel is the best location for the heart of your design, for example, either along a fence or in the middle of your yard.…
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Benefits of hiring a landscaper for your home

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Your home deserves a beautiful garden. If you don’t have time to tend to your garden, or you simply don’t know where to start, seek the services of a landscaper. Let’s look at the benefits of hiring one below. Professional service When you hire a landscaper, you’re assured of high-quality work. They are experts at…
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Do I Need a Landscaper or an Excavator?

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Sometimes it is difficult to know if you require a landscaper or an excavator. It’s sometimes difficult to know the difference between the two because they use much of the same equipment and perform many of the same services. While the line between a landscaper and an excavating company is blurred because there is a…
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What services do landscaping companies offer?

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While landscape design plays a big role in the look of your home, most people face challenges in designing their yards and turning them into beautiful spaces. Thankfully, J & S Landscape is here to help you. Our main objective is to enhance spaces and solve problems using materials, decks, plants and pools. We design…
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