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

5 Ways to Save Money on Lawn Care

You aren’t made of cash and neither are we. That’s why we’re banding together to save you the most money possible when it comes to caring for your landscape. Here are our tips for cutting your lawn care expenses: Water conservatively. Your lawn is thirsty, but not that thirsty. Avoid giving it more than 1-2 inches of water each week, including precipitation. Furthermore, make sure your sprinkler system is up to par and isn’t wasting water. Our team will run sprinkler audits and use various technologies to save you an

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5 Ways to Show Your Yard Some Love

Admit it – you kind of treat your lawn like a Valentine. You buy it flowers, you feed it to keep it happy, and you like showing it off to your friends. So, to celebrate Valentine’s Day All Terrain-style, we’d like to share a few more ways you can show your yard some love throughout the year. Dress it up. Nothing lets your lawn know you care better than a few flowers to brighten the landscape. Go wild this year and plant a full garden along with a few shrubs

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Snow Removal Items Everyone Should Have

We get it – no one actually enjoys slapping on the parka and braving the elements to shovel the driveway. But if you are interested in leaving your home at some point after the latest snowfall, we recommend having these snow removal items on hand to make your job a little easier: Ergonomic Snow Shovel and Cooking Spray “Ergonomic” is basically a fancy way of saying “will not make your back scream in pain.” The ones with the crook in the handle are specially designed to make shoveling easier on

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Tips to Prepare For a Blizzard

That bright white fluff on the ground sure won’t be melting any time soon, and if you’ve experienced spring in Colorado, you know the worst of the season’s snowfall is yet to come. Not to worry, though, we’ve got your back with these foolproof tips on blizzard preparation: Safely store outdoor items. Basketball hoops, trampolines and hanging plants can get really destructive really fast when high blizzard winds kick up. It’s best to keep them in a shed or storage unit until the warm weather comes back around so they

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6 Safety Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights

Snow has touched the ground, Thanksgiving has come and gone, and every department store is blasting Christmas tunes. You know what that means: It’s time to take a deep breath and tackle the Christmas lights. If you’ve accomplished this feat in years past, you know it’s no easy task. Here are a few tips for staying safe while lighting up your palace: 1. Use the Right Lights They may all look the same, but there is a very distinct difference between indoor and outdoor lights. Outdoor lights are weatherproof and

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How to Prune Your Plants For Winter

Like we recently mentioned, this whole El Niño business could mean Colorado is in for a pretty rough winter. Fear not – just because your lawn may soon be covered in blankets of snow, it doesn’t mean your shrubs need to suffer. Just follow our foolproof guide to preparing your plants for winter and you’ll have nothing to worry about. First things first, you need to know what is okay to prune during the winter and what isn’t. Most of the common shrubs including hydrangea, boxwood and junipers are safe

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