Accent Landscapes Blog

December 1, 2021
How Microclimates Influence Plant Selection and Placement

It is important to understand how microclimates influence plant selection and placement. This understanding is essential to select plants best suited to your geographic region's climatic conditions. The Rocky Mountain region is home to several climate zones, which can sometimes leave homeowners feeling intimidated. Selecting plants for your landscape can be overwhelming. Our advice is […]

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October 28, 2021
How Does Landscape Design Increase Property Value?

A beautifully designed landscape will be the envy of any neighbor, and a carefully created backyard living space is guaranteed to add to the buyer's desire to make your house their home. Not only does a perfectly designed landscape add to the beauty of your home, in most cases it will increase the value of […]

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August 19, 2021
What are good Principles of Landscape Design?

Good design is key to all successful landscapes, large or small, in the city, country, or suburbia. Whether you want to redesign your existing landscape or you are creating a new design from scratch, there are principles of design you can follow. Good principles of Landscape Design give you the ideas, confidence, and tools, you […]

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July 7, 2021
Experimenting with Color in the Landscape

Many landscape designers believe that using color in their design is a crucial element of a successful project. Color in the landscape throughout the year is regarded as a celebration of great design, for without it, your landscape may seem uneventful.  Responses to color are very personal - what is cheerful and fascinating to one […]

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February 24, 2021
Tree Preservation on Landscape Design Projects

Benefits of Evaluating Tree Health Before Construction A good tree preservation plan can enrich lives for generations. Trees positively affect our curb appeal while enhancing a project's attractiveness, monetary value, marketability, and providing many ecological benefits. The benefits from one site to another may vary, but the recommendation to preserve is always encouraged when enhancing […]

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January 4, 2021
Pergola Design to Enhance Your Landscape

What Can a Pergola Design Do for My Landscape? Pergola design has been used to enhance outdoor areas for hundreds of years, dating back to the Italian Renaissance. Whether you’re looking for something classical or a bit more modern, there is definitely a pergola that will compliment your landscape beautifully. Pergola design can be as […]

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November 23, 2020
Residential Landscape Design Process: Create a Beautiful Landscape Design for your Home

The Importance of the Landscape Design Process We look at the landscape design process as the way to satisfy the needs, wants and desires of our clients. Those criteria are then run through the filters of aesthetics, maintenance, function, and cost. If you would like to design, or give thought and input to the design […]

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October 30, 2020
Ideas to Improve Curb Appeal with Landscape Design

Would you like to improve curb appeal with landscape design? Everyone wants their home to make a good first impression, as well as have a warm and welcoming entry. There are many things you can do to add curb appeal to your home using a creative and well thought out landscape design. Some of them […]

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September 10, 2020
How to Install Landscape Pavers : 5 Detailed Steps

In this article we provide a detailed 5 step guide on how to install landscape pavers. Pavers are an outstanding complement to any landscape design.  Sometimes referred to as paver stones, there are many sizes, shapes, and colors that are sure to suit varied style and taste. Why Landscape Pavers? They can also turn what […]

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July 26, 2020
Multiseasonal Stunners - Plants that Provide Beauty Year Round

Are you looking for a few plants to bring new life to your garden? If your garden is missing that early spring bloom, or looking too desolate in winter, the right plant is all you need to bring new life to your landscape. Plants that provide beauty year round can make a big difference to […]

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