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May 26, 2023
3 Essential Tips for Hiring a Landscaper

Hiring a Landscape Designer Hiring a landscaper can be a daunting process, especially if you’ve never been through the process before. With 40 years of serving Colorado Springs and the front range, we’ve helped a number of first-timers through the landscaping process. Read on to find the list of tips we’ve put together to help […]

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April 10, 2023
Deer Resistant Landscaping

Designing a Deer-Resistant Landscape Is your garden becoming a salad bar for deer? Deer resistant landscaping can be a lifelong challenge for many homeowners attempting to deter deer in their gardens. Selecting plants proven to be deer resistant is a great way to start outwitting your unwanted dinner guests.  Herbivorous species, deer thrive in a […]

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January 5, 2023
The Benefits of a Fountain Landscape

The Benefits of a Fountain Landscape Water throughout history has had a powerful effect on humans, acting as a healing agent for many. Architects, philosophers, religious healers, and physicians have appreciated the benefits of water for hundreds of years. Landscape designers use water features to create visual and sensory experiences that include the element of […]

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November 23, 2022
Outdoor Kitchen Design

Outdoor Kitchens Outdoor kitchens continue to be one of the most requested and popular features to include in an outdoor living space. A wonderful addition to any outdoor space, they bring both function and a strong architectural element to any space. Are you considering adding an outdoor living space? Here are a few things to […]

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October 21, 2022
Creating Pollinator Friendly Yards Through Mindful Landscaping

How to Welcome Pollinators With Pollinator Friendly Yards Pollinators are on the decline, which is bad news. They are indispensable partners for the estimated one out of every three bites of food we consume. They are also essential to the growth of plant fibers and many medicines that keep us healthy. The good news is […]

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September 27, 2022
4 Tips For Low Maintenance Landscaping While Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Low Maintenance Landscaping Tips For The Environmentally Conscious Homeowner 1. Plant A Shade Tree Trees are an excellent low maintenance landscaping addition as they mature, growing tall enough to provide shade that aids in several environmental benefits to your property. In those hot summer months, shade trees (deciduous) can reduce your cooling bill while allowing […]

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August 26, 2022
Harvest & Preserving Herbs from Your Garden

Gardening with herbs personalizes our experience within the landscape. Valued for their flavoring, fragrance, medicinal, cosmetic, and culinary benefits, they play a vital role in humankind's health and well-being. The history of herbs teaches us about culture and tradition across generations. Rewarding as well as beneficial, herb gardens can be curated to the interests of […]

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July 12, 2022
Landscape Design Considerations and How You Can Deal With Supply Shortages In 2022.

Our Top 5 Landscape Design Considerations For 2022 Life has changed drastically in the past few years and the landscaping industry is continuing to adapt and overcome the challenges that are being presented. Shortages are an increasing concern for the industry and a source of frustration for clients. We will cover landscaping design considerations and […]

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June 3, 2022
Artificial Turf vs. Sod

While far from new, artificial turf has steadily gained popularity over recent years. While oft-requested, even people interested in it still have questions and reservations. Some of the most common questions we hear are: How does it look? Is it worth the investment? Does it hold up? How does it compare to natural turf? Artificial […]

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April 21, 2022
Landscaping On A Budget

Are You Searching For Landscaping On A Budget In Colorado Springs, CO? When homeowners are considering landscaping on a budget, there are two competing philosophies around developing a plan and budget. One is “budget first”. This involves defining a budget and then designing the budget. The obvious advantage is that this planning process holds fewer […]

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