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The Green Thumb

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

Where to recycle your holiday trees in Northern Colorado

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, where and how do I recycle you!? As the holidays come to a close, we all know that live holiday trees only last for so long before it’s time to bid adieu to the 2019 Christmas season. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of locations in northern Colorado that will accept your holiday trees and recycle them! Keep in mind that holiday trees are not always accepted with your regular curbside pickup and as a reminder, please remove all holiday decorations before donating

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10 FAQs about Landscaping: Solved

Q: What is the best time for lawn seeding and improvement? A: While both spring and fall are both good for seeding, fall is the best. This is because in fall there is less weed competition and newly planted grass will have two cool growing seasons before needing to face the heat of summer. Fall is similarly the best season for weed control as the weeds are collecting reserves for the winter lending herbicides to be more effective. Q: What spring yard projects should I focus on first? A: After

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5 Benefits of Adding Lighting to Your Commercial Landscape

When people walk by your business at night, what are they thinking? Are they wowed by the illumination and impressed by the façade? Or do they think absolutely nothing because they can’t see it due to lack of commercial lighting on the exterior? If you shamefully hung your head because you know the latter is true, chin up, friends. Our professional northern Colorado landscaping crew has just the stuff to bring your business to life at night. We’re zeroing in on five key benefits of adding commercial exterior lighting to

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2019 NoCo Fall Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Calling all the leaf crunchers, pumpkin spiced latte drinkers, and corn maze explorers…now is your time to shine. Fall in Colorado is something we all look forward to, and we’re here to help you celebrate with the best northern Colorado festivals, corn mazes and anything in between. And away we go!   Fortoberfest – Fort Collins When: Saturday, Sept. 21 from 1-10 p.m. Where: Old Town Square in Fort Collins The Details: Enjoy a day of free live music, local brews from Odell and High Country Beverage, wine from Wilbur’s

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6 Pet-Friendly Landscaping Ideas

When you see your playful pup happily frolicking about the backyard, you know they’re thinking one thing and one thing only: The world is my kingdom and this yard is my palace. Rather than burst their furry bubble, we have a few tips to make that dream come true. Here are our best ideas for adding pet-friendly elements to your landscaping: 1. Find Plants and Flowers That are Nontoxic for Pets Of course, no one wants their dog chomping down on their beautifully grown plants and flowers, but we all

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6 Benefits of a Unique Hardscape

For anyone out there who associates “hardscape” with “dreary concrete,” boy do we have some news for you. Listen up because we’re about to rock your world with the whole new concept of beautiful, artfully designed hardscapes. Here are just a few of the many benefits of installing a unique hardscape in your Colorado yard: Hardscapes Conserve Water It’s easy math – the less grass you have, the less you need to run your sprinkler. On those hot Colorado days, keeping the lawn healthy can mean spending crazy amounts on

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