Accent Landscapes Blog

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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March 28, 2022
Tips for Pruning Ornamental Landscape Plants

Pruning is manipulating a plant by removing branches or other parts (seed heads, leaves, buds) to render it healthier or more attractive. Knowing the proper type of plants that thrive in your location can help reduce the amount of pruning actually needed. Trees, shrubs, and flowers have been growing for thousands of years untouched and […]

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February 18, 2022
Landscaping Trends For 2022 - New Ideas To Improve Your Home

Landscaping Trends 2022 The last couple of years have changed our lives in many ways. With Covid shutdowns, quarantines, and remote work, people spent more time at home than ever before. These changes to the typical American lifestyle are the biggest driver we are seeing for our Landscaping trends for 2022; we’ve noticed they’ve changed […]

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