Accent Landscapes Blog

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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September 26, 2019
Landscape Maintenance Tips and Advice for the Fall Season

Fall has come, and your landscape might not be the first thing on your mind. Have you have invested a lot of time, energy, and money in your residential landscape design? You will want to take a look at these tips and advice to help your landscape look great year round. Watering and Sprinkler System […]

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August 27, 2019
4 Landscape Design Tips to Make Your Landscape More Water Friendly

Growing Water Conservation Efforts in Colorado Springs With the Colorado Springs area expected to continue experiencing the rapid growth we’ve become accustomed to in recent years, water conservation efforts in the Colorado Springs area will only continue to grow. Water Restrictions Colorado Springs and the Front Range are in a semi-arid climate zone, and water […]

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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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