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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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The Perfect Additions to Your Landscape

Landscaping
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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waterfall and landscaping in longmont

Designing your water feature

Landscaping
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…
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Front yard water features add curb appeal

Why Hire a Landscape Designer?

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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.…
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Landscaping maintenance

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J&S Landscaping in Denver knows maintaining your landscape is vital to preserve its look and keep it from deteriorating. Many homeowners forget to maintain their landscapes because of their busy lives, resulting in a shoddy looking yard that isn’t appealing to look at. To maintain your yard, ensure all weeds are treated with herbicide or…
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outdoor kitchen with rock surround

Outdoor kitchens are a thing…

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J & S Landscape in Denver can design and install your backyard kitchen. An outdoor kitchen is a unique addition to any landscaping design. Here are a couple of good reasons why a backyard kitchen is a thing… Add value Rather than remodeling your kitchen, consider building one outdoors. It can be more cost-effective and…
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Springtime is landscape design time

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It’s spring and now is the right time to plan your landscape with J&S Landscape in Longmont. Bring us your ideas and photos of how you would like your outdoors to look, and we can work with you to develop a landscaping design that will fit your needs and budget. Your plan will take into…
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outdoor patios and decks

Bringing your yard out of winter hibernation

Landscaping
Here comes spring, it’s time to start bringing you backyard out of it’s winter hibernation. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Take inventory on your outdoor furniture and determine what needs to be replaced and what can be repaired. Figure out your yard’s sub-climate and plant perennials. Wrap a tree with string…
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outdoor firepit and seating area

Planning your landscaping

Landscaping
It’s spring and now is the right time to plan your landscape with J&S Landscape in Longmont. Bring us your ideas and photos of how you would like your outdoors to look, and we can work with you to develop a landscaping design that will fit your needs and budget. Are there landscape designs that…
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driveway and front yard landscaping

A couple of landscaping tips

Landscaping
Landscaping is a significant way of increasing the real estate value of your home. Well-designed landscapes can increase property value by up to 10%. Below are some useful tips to increase the value of your home through landscaping. Ensure the landscape design matches the general design of your house. Strategically design each part of your…
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water feature and landscaping

Keeping your landscaping well maintained

Landscaping
Maintaining your landscape is vital to preserve its look and keep it from deteriorating. Many homeowners forget to maintain their landscapes because of their busy lives, resulting in a shoddy looking yard that isn’t appealing to look at. To maintain your yard, ensure all weeds are treated with herbicide or removed by hand. Weed removal…
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Low maintenance landscaping

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Landscaping your yard is a great way to add beauty while increasing the value of your home. However, most landscape designs require regular care and maintenance to increase their longevity, which can be strenuous. Luckily, there are ways you can make your landscape low-maintenance. These include: Plant drought-tolerant plants to reduce watering chores. Mulch heavily…
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Backyard garden retreat

Landscape designs to consider

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Landscaping can be done in different configurations depending on the topography of your land. Before settling on landscape design, it is essential to go through each option to select one that best fits your lifestyle. During landscaping, you can work on a design as it is and avoid additions or customize a specific design to…
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