Accent Landscapes Blog

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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June 29, 2020
How Much Water Can I Save with a Xeriscape Landscape Design?

The possible water savings of implementing a xeriscape landscape design is an attractive incentive when thinking about a new landscape design or upgrading your current one. With Colorado Springs Utilities operating on tiered water rates, there is a possibility of some nice utilities bill relief with any water savings you can find. How much can […]

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May 31, 2020
Outdoor Lighting: An easy way to improve your landscape

Outdoor lighting is one of the simplest upgrades you can add to your landscape, but it brings a dramatic improvement to any landscape. Regardless of whether you’re planning out a new landscape, a major renovation, or just looking for a weekend project, low voltage outdoor lighting is sure to enhance your landscape in a big […]

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March 31, 2020
How to Create Beautiful Front Entry Courtyard Designs

Below you will find several front entry courtyard designs with detailed descriptions on how they were designed. These examples are a great way to add outdoor living space to your home,increase your enjoyment of your home, and increase the value. Often  we see the entry to a home left unfinished or neglected. This is unfortunate, […]

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February 28, 2020
5 Best Trees for Residential Landscaping in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs possesses a unique climate, and that can make for a challenge when looking for trees that will thrive in your landscape. Periodic droughts, cold and mostly dry winters punctuated with heavy snows, and pests and diseases create a lot of pressure on trees that aren’t well suited to the Front Range. But not […]

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January 22, 2020
Landscape Design Trends for the Colorado Springs Region

Landscaping trends for the coming year are all about getting  outdoors and enjoying your landscape, and the Front Range’s sunny and pleasant climate is very accommodating to spending time outside throughout most of the year. Read on to find the hottest 2020 landscape trends. Outdoor Living Outdoor living isn’t new, but it continues to surge […]

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November 29, 2019
Landscape Design Ideas for Small Spaces

Over the years, houses in Colorado Springs have continued to be built larger and larger, and in many areas, the lots sizes have become smaller and smaller. Many master-planned communities, by offering lots of open spaces and parks in place of larger lots, have created even smaller yard spaces. Other times, challenging terrain can leave […]

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