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

5 Tips to Reduce Outdoor Water Use

Ever find yourself fainting in shock at the sight of your water bill? Sure, you can try some household water saving efforts like not flushing the toilet or showering once a week, but this may lose you some friends. We’d like to recommend a more hygienic approach: take your planet-saving endeavors outside. Here are five of our best tips for reducing outdoor water consumption on your yard: 1. Check for sprinkler system leaks and cracks…and fix them! First things first – make sure sprinkler system damages are not causing excess

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5 Winter Activities in Northern Colorado

Are you the type of guy or gal who puts up with about three subzero temperature days before yearning for summer? We get it, it’s tough, but here is the good news: Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley have the market cornered on making the most of the cold weather. Here is our ultimate guide to surviving winter in northern Colorado: 1. Ice Skating at Foothills Mall What’s better than shopping, seeing a movie and then ice skating? Not much. The Pond at Foothills Mall in Fort Collins opened just a

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11 Amazing Snow Sculptures That Will Blow Your Mind

So you thought that carrot-nosed snowman you built in your front yard was some top-notch handiwork, did you? You haven’t seen nothing yet! There are some incredibly talented folks out there who have taken the concept of snow art to the next level. Feast your eyes on some of these crazy snow sculptures and creations that will blow your mind: Star Wars Snow Sculpture **photo courtesy: boredpanda.com** Japanese army troops really brought the force on this one. Standing roughly 50 feet high, Darth and the gang were created for the

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8 Holiday Events in Northern Colorado

Can we get a “HO HO HO!” a “Fa-la-la” and maybe a “jingle all the way?” We take the holiday season very seriously at All Terrain. Just check out our holiday light installation services if you don’t believe us. And because we want you to have a holly jolly Christmas as much as the next guy, we thought we’d compile a list of some must-go-to holiday activities in northern Colorado: Garden of the Lights When: Dec. 2, 2016 – Jan. 8, 2017, 5-9 p.m. Where: The Gardens on Spring Creek,

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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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