Accent Landscapes Blog

August 1, 2019
Barbecue Recipes for Your Outdoor Living Space

Nothing says summer like a barbecue! There’s just something about good food, family and friends, and being outdoors that combines to feel like “summer”. There’s also no better way to get out and enjoy your outdoor living space than to get out and start cooking. If you’re looking for some new and interesting ideas for […]

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June 27, 2019
Native Plants for Landscape Design in Colorado

Sustainability in landscaping continues to gain traction and an ever growing focus with each passing year, and for good reason. Gone are the days when expansive turf areas made up the majority of landscapes.  Colorado Springs and the Front Range are classified as a semi-arid climate, and at times have been subject to water restrictions. […]

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May 31, 2019
Flagstone Patio Installation and Design Ideas

If you’re looking for a DIY project that’s sure to brighten up your landscape and provide function, installing a flagstone path or patio might be for you. Colorado Springs has a wide variety of flagstones that come from different quarries, and with so many different colors, textures, and styles of install, there is a flagstone […]

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April 26, 2019
Garden Design Ideas for Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Region

When planning your landscape design, hardscaped areas like a patio typically get the greatest focus. After all, you’re hoping to spend a good deal of time enjoying it. People often picture their turf area as well, eager to ensure it’s going to be the right size for the kids to enjoy. In a well thought […]

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March 21, 2019
Landscape Maintenance Tips and Advice for Spring

Springtime is here, and you might be wondering what you can do to get your landscape looking its best as quickly as possible. Over time, we’ve come up with some tried and true methods that are sure to get your landscape in tip top shape just in time for the spring bloom. It’s time to […]

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February 28, 2019
How to Choose and Hire a Landscape Designer / Architect

All great landscapes begin with a great plan. Regardless of whether you are looking for landscaping on a new build, or a renovation / extension to an existing landscape, it’s extremely important to get all the details of the work on paper. Having a properly drawn and scaled landscape plan will lay out all the […]

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January 19, 2019
Fire Pit Ideas and Examples

Adding a fire feature to your outdoor living space brings the warmth you need to enjoy a mug of hot cocoa on a nice winter’s eve, and will be sure to bring your family a fun and entertaining outdoor space for the rest of the year as well. It is something that should absolutely be […]

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December 11, 2018
Landscaping Ideas and Trends for the Colorado Springs Area

With an average of 300 sunny days a year in the Colorado Springs area, it’s no surprise people are looking for ways to incorporate their lifestyle with their landscape, and find ways to enjoy more time outdoors. It’s important to think about how you imagine interacting with your landscape. Your outdoor living space should suit […]

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