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Simple Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

5 Simple Outdoor Kitchen Ideas for Longmont

If you’ve got a nice backyard, you want to use it every chance you get – especially with the limited months of summer in Colorado. Outdoor living spaces – particularly kitchens – are becoming increasingly more popular among Americans for a number of reasons. One major explanation? Installing an outdoor kitchen increases the value of a home. By including these additional outdoor features, you automatically improve your home re-sale value. And while adding monetary value to your home is a great reason to explore simple outdoor kitchen designs and ideas, the

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8 Landscape Rock and Gravel Types for a Stunning Landscape

When looking to improve your landscape, the first thing you might be inclined to add is plants or mulch. Both of these are excellent choices that we applaud profusely.  But – stay with us now – WHAT IF rock and gravel could add just as, if not more, appeal to your landscaping AND save you money on water and maintenance? Friends, we’re here to reveal some of the best suggestions for landscaping rock and gravel as well as the most frequently asked questions that come along with the installation decision. 

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stone paver patio with steps

Why Pavers Are Great for Northern Colorado Landscaping

Listen up, NoCo friends! Outdoor living spaces just got a whole lot classier, sturdier, and overall better. That’s right, we’re talking about pavers in Colorado and the extra zing they can add to your landscape. One of the best things about pavers is that you don’t have to wait until summer to include them in your landscaping – All Terrain installs pavers in Fort Collins, Greeley, and all of Northern Colorado all year round. Although our hardscaping portfolio speaks for itself, we’d like to give you a little extra background information

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boulder rocks in landscape design

9 of the Most Popular Colorado Landscape Additions

You could say that Coloradans have their own unique culture – the state is full of beer drinking, bike riding, jeans sporting, trail hiking and overall friendly folks.  From our perspective, Colorado landscaping has its own culture as well. Here are a few popular Colorado landscaping ideas and inspiration for additions that we often see in yards:  (Pay attention because these could be great additions to your yard as well!) 1. Breeze Path If you’re not familiar with a breeze path, it’s basically like mixing a country dirt road with

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sprinklers at night

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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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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