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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.

Landscaping curb appeal

Boost your curb appeal with landscaping

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You may be in love with the inside of your home, but the outside may be lacking. You want the front of your home to look appealing and to feel welcoming to visitors that may stop by. Boosting your curb appeal does not have to be challenging and can be as simple as hiring a…
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Landscaping before selling your home

Why you should do landscaping before selling your house

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If you have any plans to sell your house, it can add to the value if you do some landscaping first. It makes your home appear more environmentally friendly, which is a big draw for potential buyers. In addition, landscaping benefits you because it makes your lawn healthier for you. It also keeps the air…
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Landscaping for the winter

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Landscape design doesn’t have to be skipped over during the winter. In fact, it can be an excellent time of year to decide what you’ll want in the coming months. You can take a good, long look at your yard and envision how you can redesign it. Something as simple as a garden structure can…
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Landscaping flowers

Planting perennials in your landscape

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Perennials are common garden plants as they are easy to care for, dependable and come in a variety of textures and colors. If you are looking for a landscape design that doesn’t have exposed stems and branches, perennials are the right option. They don’t have to be replanted each spring as they die to the…
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Why it’s important to maintain your landscaped garden

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Whether you’ve designed your garden to be an idyllic, relaxing oasis or the perfect entertainment space for holding loud and lavish parties, you’ve gone to a lot of effort to get it just right and you want to enjoy it. That’s why regularly maintaining your landscaped garden is essential; it keeps everything looking pristine and…
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How landscaping around your pool can create a paradise

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Spending your summer months floating in your pool can already instill feelings of happiness. The area around your pool should also cause the same joy, but if your pool area has you feeling overwhelmed, you should call in a landscaping company to transform your pool area. A good landscape design can turn your pool area…
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Things to expect from a landscape designer

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Are you planning to transform your home through landscape design? If yes, then below are things to expect from a landscape designer. Thorough site analysis A good landscape designer should first survey your property to get a better understanding of your compound and what you want to accomplish. Landscape design The designer should then discuss…
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3 reasons to consider a water feature

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If you are considering a landscaping project in your yard, give serious weight to the idea of adding a water feature. Here are three reasons to include one in your design plans. The quiet, steady sounds of nature are relaxing. A soothing water feature can quickly become a favorite spot to unwind after a long…
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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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