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

5 Differences You See When Hiring a Quality Landscaper

There are a few things in life that you can fake your way through without possessing any real skill, such as your high school study hall class and making a good impression when meeting your significant other’s grandmother. Landscaping, however, is not one of those things. If a job was done without fastidious attention to detail and expert craftsmanship, it shows. At All Terrain, we believe in quality, quality and a little more quality. Here are just a few of the differences you will notice when hiring an exceptional landscaper: Clean

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5 Ways to Reduce Water Usage Outdoors

You may think your commercial property or home is at the top of its game, but we’re willing to bet it’s a mean, non-green, water-guzzling machine. In fact, the city of Greeley uses a slightly higher percentage of its water for outdoor use, with 45 percent going to indoor uses and 55 percent outdoors. According to the Fort Collins Government, 40% of annual water consumption is for outdoor landscape maintenance between April and October. In other words, with the average family using over 300 gallons of water in their homes daily, and over

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Before and After Landscape Makeover: Windsor Lake Home

We do a lot of talking the talk on the All Terrain blog, but we want you to know that we also do a lot of walking the walk. Therefore, we thought it may be nice to treat you all to a reality TV-style presentation of a recent landscaping makeover right here in northern Colorado. This project took place at a beautiful home on Windsor Lake that needed a little sprucing up for their outdoor living space. The All Terrain team came in with our shovels and supplies and worked

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Our Holiday Lights Special is Merry and Bright!

The holiday season is – as they say – the most wonderful time of the year. Now, nature would have you believing otherwise since it falls in the dead of winter when everything is dark and dreary. Fortunately, our culture has counteracted this obstacle with the tradition of magnificent holiday light displays to illuminate your home and broadcast good will toward men. DON’T. MISS. OUT. You know as well as we do that there is a lot of pressure to avoid being the neighborhood dud in the holiday light department.

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6 Tasks to Prepare Your Yard and Landscape for Winter

We may be basking in the bliss of a Colorado fall right now, but don’t be fooled, folks – winter is lurking just around the corner. While you and I may prep for winter by loading up on canned soup and surfing through Netflix, your yard is a bit more complex. You’ve worked so hard to keep it happy and pretty throughout the summer, so please don’t abandon it now. Here are just a few ways to get your yard and landscape ready for winter: Keep on Mowing Just when

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Advantage of Pavers vs. Stamped Concrete

So, you’re looking to spruce up your patio, walkway or garden path, are you? Excellent choice! We’re way past the archaic days when a boring slab of concrete suffices as landscape design. Here in the 21st century, your yard desperately needs the architectural elegance of pavers or stamped concrete to complete its overall atmosphere. Before jumping into any decisions, let’s first lay out the pros and cons of pavers and stamped concrete: Pavers What are they? Pavers are separate pieces of natural stone, brick or concrete that fit together to

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