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

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Watering Grass at Night in Colorado: Pros & Cons

Shocking as this news might seem, Colorado lawns cannot be sustained by April showers alone. May flowers aside, you’ll need to invest in some additional lawncare irrigation before you see the health of your grass improve before summer – watering at night being a possible solution!  Today we’re going to break down one of most important aspects of your lawn watering schedule: the timing. Let’s discuss the pros and cons of watering grass at night. In the end, we want to help you save time, money, and– most importantly –

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Simple Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

5 Simple Outdoor Kitchen Ideas for Longmont

Outdoor living spaces, particularly kitchens, are becoming increasingly more popular among Americans. One major reason? The value of a home increases when it has some of these outdoor features. While adding monetary value to your home is a great reason to explore simple outdoor kitchen ideas, the main value of installment is entertainment and functionality. Installing an outdoor kitchen in Longmont creates a new space for friends and family to gather and enjoy being outside together. Whether you have acres of space or a small urban patio, here are five

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What You Need to Know About Deck Installations: Pergola VS Pavilion?

What does your wardrobe, weekly menu, and outdoor space have in common? They can all get a little tired after a while. Now, it’s totally up to you if you toss out your retro clothing, but we can help with the Boulder or Longmont backyard situation! Let’s talk pergolas VS pavilions. There are a ton of unique ways to freshen up your space and give it a little something extra when you install a pergola or pavilion. Not only does it add character, charm, and functionality to your yard, but

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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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Things To Consider for Outdoor Kitchen Designs

Real talk: you need an outdoor kitchen in your Northern Colorado back yard, and here’s why.   Over the years, we’ve seen outdoor kitchen designs play a significant role in increasing home value and improving home-owner health. And when you have an awesome outdoor kitchen to grill and chill whenever you want, whether your home is in Boulder, Fort Collins, or Greeley, your Northern Colorado property will be worth more. As an added bonus, the time you spend outdoors will actually be good for you! Let’s unpack some high-level design

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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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