Accent Landscapes Blog

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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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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