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

El Niño – What This Means For Colorado’s Winter

Perhaps you’ve heard people talking about this El Niño weather phenomenon. If so, this post is for you. Or perhaps you still think El Niño is only referring to a young Spanish boy. If so, this post is definitely for you because you have a lot to learn, my friend. Before we get into the nitty gritty details of the situation at hand, let’s take a look at what exactly is an El Niño. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an El Niño happens when the temperature of

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5 Christmas Lighting Design Ideas

Now we love the holiday season and so do you, but it can sure be stressful. 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. Check out the

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Is it REALLY Necessary to Winterize or Blowout My sprinkler system?

We’ve heard it time and time again: I didn’t blow out my sprinkler system last year and I didn’t have a problem. Or, I’ve been doing it this way for years in order to save sprinkler blowout costs. Or, I have an auto-drain sprinkler system. Well, it’s time to take off your stubborn hat and let us explain why it’s a good idea to have your sprinkler professionally blown out for the winter. After all, your sprinkler system is the longest lasting appliance in your house. Take a little care

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Tailgate Preparation Checklist!

Our favorite season is officially upon us! Nope, not fall – football season. For anyone else whose ideal Saturday involves a few hours spent at a college stadium (GO RAMS…or GO BEARS…or insert your favorite team to make this post most applicable), it’s time to listen up. We’ve got all the tricks and tips to make your tailgate the best in town. The Preparation Attire – You should really have a jersey or t-shirt that clearly represents your team. If you can’t find something that at least has their colors,

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5 Best Fall Events in Northern Colorado

Once those leaves start falling and the cool air starts blowing, there’s no stopping us from having the best fall Colorado can offer! For anyone else who wants to hit every festival, corn maze and Halloween event in the northern Colorado region, we’ve got you covered. Check out our favorite festivals and places of the season: 1. Gulley Greenhouse Harvest Celebration From September 30 – October 31, people can enjoy numerous fall activities at Gulley Greenhouse including a kid’s mummy wrap contest, a hay bale maze, pumpkin carving and delicious

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4 Fall Cleanup Hacks

Yes, we know that the end of summer is something that gets everyone a little teary-eyed, but after we’re all done with wailing a hearty “Where did the time go??” it’s time to start thinking about what’s next for your lawn. Here are our best suggestions for cleaning up your outdoor space before winter hits. 1. Cover Pots Those big clay pots sitting by your front porch are about to enter danger season if not cared for properly. When the soil inside freezes and expands, the clay won’t be able

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