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

5 Ways to Jazz Up Your Hardwood Deck

Summertime is outdoor time, and we’re firm believers that July evenings should be spent on the deck, watching the sunset, with a glass of wine in hand. If you’re with us, you may be wondering how you can make that picturesque scene even better. Don’t worry, friends, your trusted northern Colorado residential landscaping company has a few solid ideas on how to jazz up your hardwood deck space. Outdoor Lighting With all the countless options for outdoor lighting, this idea is as broad as it is fantastic. Stringing outdoor lights

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Types of Materials Perfect for Pergolas

At All Terrain, our main goal is that you stop seeing your backyard as a backyard – we want your outdoor living space to be your own personal haven, an oasis where you can relax, entertain and make memories all year round. Of course, there are many ways to accomplish this, but today we’re zeroing in on pergolas. Pergolas serve many purposes and add value to your landscape. We have quite a few options for pergola materials – let’s delve into our main repertoire: Rough-Sawn Cedar Pergola Aromatic, authentic and

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8 NoCo Summer Events You Don’t Want to Miss

You finally made it through the May blizzards, and we mean it when we say it’s time to celebrate. Fortunately, northern Colorado has no shortage of summer events with brews, bands, bites and just about everything in between. So let’s give a big hoorah for summer festivals – here are just a few Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland area events to put on your calendar: Greeley Stampede June 26-July 7 Island Grove Park, Greeley Giddyup cowboys and cowgirls! NoCo’s favorite rodeo is coming to town. With concerts from REO Speedwagon,

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7 Landscaping Items on Dad’s Wishlist

We know what you’re thinking – you just finished planting flowers for Mother’s Day and it’s already time to talk Father’s Day?? That’s right. This year, we are NOT letting Dad get brushed aside just because June 16 snuck up on you. We’re helping you rock the Father’s Day game this year by planning ahead with these fantastic landscaping-themed gift ideas. And away we roll: Robotic Mower Hold up – did someone say there’s a lawnmower that operates itself, or were we dreaming? Meet the landscaping version of a Roomba.

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4 Things You Need to Know for Watering Season

April showers (and yes, we do mean snow showers) bring… unfortunately, not quite enough moisture to keep your lawn green through July’s 95 degree days. While we may get those crazy thunderstorms here and there throughout the summer, the reality is that you will need to get on a regular watering schedule to keep up the luscious lawn of your dreams. Now, we’re not trying to brag, but water conservation is somewhat of an All Terrain specialty. We understand the ins and outs of sprinkler systems, and one of our

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6 Ways to Add Shade to Your Landscaping

Colorado summers come with a LOT of sunshine. We’re not complaining – we love those bright, sunny days as much as the next person. But we also understand that it’s no fun to be lounging in your backyard with the sun beating down on you. Because we’re all about enjoying your landscaping as much as possible, we have a few suggestions on how you can add some aesthetically pleasing shade to your landscaping this summer: 1. Install a Custom Pergola Pergolas are truly one of the most practical, aesthetically pleasing

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