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The latest landscaping news, tips, trends, and more from your friends at All Terrain Landscaping

Custom Pergola

Why You Should Consider A Custom Pergola in Colorado

We get accused of throwing shade a lot, but it’s not what you think. We’re all about the shade that comes from pergolas. Look—your space is unique, and while you might already see some pergolas making their way into your local home improvement centers, we highly recommend going with a custom pergola. Read on to see why. Custom Pergolas Increase Energy Efficiency If you have a south- or east-facing patio, you know what that afternoon and evening sun can make you feel like you’re frying. Did you know that your

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Pergola with custom fire pit

All Terrain’s Best of the Best: Favorite Custom Firepits

Even in the heart of winter, enjoying a Colorado night on the patio is more than just on special occasion’s, it’s a part of your lifestyle. Whether you’re wanting to entertain guests late into the night or are looking to enjoy some fresh, Colorado air, a fire feature is the perfect way to do so. In addition to providing warmth, fire features invite guests to gather around, relax, and enjoy the ambiance provided by the flickering flames. Fire pits are one of our most requested winter projects, understandably. Who doesn’t

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winter hacks for snowy day

15 Winter Life Hacks to Help You Survive the Cold Weather

So…how are those subzero temperature days treating you? If you’re just shivering your way through winter until the sun shines again, we might be able to help. Here are 15 winter life hacks to help you survive the cold weather: If the snow is light and fluffy, use a push broom to clear it from the sidewalk rather than a snow shovel. This will save your lower back from an unnecessary strain. But, of course, if using a snow shovel is unavoidable, spray the shovel with cooking spray to keep

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Christmas lighting on house

5 Christmas Lighting Design Ideas

Now we love the holiday season and so do you, but it can sure be stressful—especially the Christmas lighting. As if trying to coordinate dinner plans with relatives who aren’t on speaking terms isn’t taxing enough, you then have to spend a full Saturday untangling the world’s most knotted string of lights only to nearly fall off a ladder and then find that half the bulbs are dead. Not anymore friends! All Terrain has your back on installing the best-of-the-best holiday and Christmas lighting with our residential and commercial services.

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5 Benefits of Adding Lighting to Your Commercial Landscape

When people walk by your business at night, what are they thinking? Are they wowed by the illumination and impressed by the façade? Or do they think absolutely nothing because they can’t see it due to lack of commercial lighting on the exterior? If you shamefully hung your head because you know the latter is true, chin up, friends. Our professional northern Colorado landscaping crew has just the stuff to bring your business to life at night. We’re zeroing in on five key benefits of adding commercial exterior lighting to

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Winter Pruning Guide – What and When to Prune + Tips

While most people at this time of year are challenged with how to stay fit and trim, avid gardeners are sharpening their pruners to trim and thin their landscapes here in Fort Collins and Greeley. Why now? Winter is a great time to prune summer and fall flowering trees and shrubs because it encourages long-term health, safety and without leaves on the trees, you can actually get a bird’s eye view of the branches to clearly see what you’re cutting. There also are fewer insects roaming around during the colder

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