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

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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How to Care for Your Outdoor Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen adds not only visual appeal to your space but square footage to the functional living space of your home as well! Whether you’re looking to give your outdoor kitchen some love or preparing to build a new Boulder outdoor kitchen, here are four tips to guide you on the proper care of your outdoor kitchen. #1 Stainless-Steel Outdoor Kitchens By far the most popular material used for building outdoor kitchens in Boulder, stainless steel, is a very durable material that is resistant to rust and corrosion. That

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Residential Smart Controller

There are a lot of advantages to using a Smart Controller for your Boulder sprinkler system over a standard static controller on top of saving precious water. Water Savings The Smart Controller Sprinkler system run times will adjust on a daily basis to achieve maximum efficiency for “run days”. This does not add or take away “run days” if your yard needs watering, it only adjusts what is programmed. The result is a water savings of about 15-25% over standard static non-adjusting controllers. How does the system know when to

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7 Outdoor Entertaining Spaces & Features You’ll Crave

Outdoor features are popular among home buyers or renters, and homeowners because of their seamless blending of charm and functionality. As winter wraps up and you begin daydreaming about jazzing up your outdoor space, here are 7 crowd pleasing features to keep in mind: 1. Outdoor Fire Pit or Fireplace One of the most popular outdoor features is a fire pit. At its most basic level, a fire pit provides warmth to a chilly night or frosty day. Beyond that, fire pits bring people together. The low warm lighting creates

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