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

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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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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Tips to Prepare For a Blizzard

That bright white fluff on the ground sure won’t be melting any time soon, and if you’ve experienced spring in Colorado, you know the worst of the season’s snowfall is yet to come. Not to worry, though, we’ve got your back with these foolproof tips on blizzard preparation: Safely store outdoor items. Basketball hoops, trampolines and hanging plants can get really destructive really fast when high blizzard winds kick up. It’s best to keep them in a shed or storage unit until the warm weather comes back around so they

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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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