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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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5 Things to Do with the Leaves You Just Raked

5 Things to Do with the Leaves You Just Raked

With that late August heat wave coming through, it’s hard to believe that fall is just around the corner. Say goodbye to sunbathing on the patio, and say hello to raking leaves and pumpkin decorating. While many of us are less than enthused to spend a fall afternoon raking up dead leaves, we do have some good news. Raked leaves aren’t just for the trash anymore – here are five things to do with the leaves you just raked: 1. Mulch ‘Em Leaves make for excellent mulch and can even

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Privacy Trees In Northern Colorado

Northern Colorado’s Best Trees for Privacy…That Grow Fast!

It doesn’t matter how much you love your neighbors—privacy is a must in your backyard! This is your space to live, play, and relax, and the last thing you want is everyone all up in your business. One of the best ways to create privacy is with trees. In this article, we’re going to look at some of Northern Colorado’s best trees for privacy. Trees are an amazing buffer to the environment around you so you can have a quiet, private oasis. At All Terrain Landscaping, we know just what

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