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

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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Winter Pruning Guide – What and When to Prune + Tips

While most people at this time of year are challenged with how to stay fit and trim, avid gardeners are sharpening their pruners to trim and thin their landscapes here in Fort Collins and Greeley. Why now? Winter is a great time to prune summer and fall flowering trees and shrubs because it encourages long-term health, safety and without leaves on the trees, you can actually get a bird’s eye view of the branches to clearly see what you’re cutting. There also are fewer insects roaming around during the colder

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5 Things to Do with the Leaves You Just Raked

5 Things to Do with the Leaves You Just Raked

With that late August heat wave coming through, it’s hard to believe that fall is just around the corner. Say goodbye to sunbathing on the patio, and say hello to raking leaves and pumpkin decorating. While many of us are less than enthused to spend a fall afternoon raking up dead leaves, we do have some good news. Raked leaves aren’t just for the trash anymore – here are five things to do with the leaves you just raked: 1. Mulch ‘Em Leaves make for excellent mulch and can even

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Christmas in July: The Holiday Lighting How-to

We may be in the thick of the dog days of summer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look forward to the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, we’re planting the seed to get ready for the holidays, because a little planning goes a long way when it comes to your holiday décor—namely, your holiday lights installation. How can you rock your holiday decoration game? Well, let’s take a look at some of the ways you can have the best residential and commercial holiday lights in Northern Colorado! Start

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The Best Materials for Your Colorado Outdoor Kitchen

Cabinets, countertops, decking, furniture…there are so many options to choose from. Here are the best finishes and materials for your Boulder, NoCo, and Fort Collins outdoor kitchen, furniture, decking, and hardscape space. Living in Colorado, you know we have a unique climate. Northern Colorado landscaping can be especially tricky because of how dry it is, combined with sometimes-tumultuous summertime storms and winter blizzards. And let’s not forget the 300 days of sunshine, which is great for boosting moods but not so great for landscaping features. In this article, we’re going

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Commercial Smart Irrigation

Smart Irrigation for Commercial Properties

As a business owner or property manager, you not only want a beautifully maintained landscape design to welcome your customers, but you also want to be smart about costs. That’s where our Boulder, NoCo, and Fort Collins sprinkler controllers come in! Here, we’ll cover the reasons your business needs to consider this for their commercial sprinkler system. Saving Money on Landscaping Have we got your attention yet? Investing in smart controllers can help your business cut costs. Off the top of your head, how many times have you passed a

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