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

6 Tasks to Prepare Your Yard and Landscape for Winter

We may be basking in the bliss of a Colorado fall right now, but don’t be fooled, folks – winter is lurking just around the corner. While you and I may prep for winter by loading up on canned soup and surfing through Netflix, your yard is a bit more complex. You’ve worked so hard to keep it happy and pretty throughout the summer, so please don’t abandon it now. Here are just a few ways to get your yard and landscape ready for winter: Keep on Mowing Just when

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Landscaping League: Our Fall Fantasy Football Draft Picks

Fall cleanups, sprinkler blowouts and leaves changing can only mean one thing- it’s Fantasy Football season. Now, much like the trending sporting tradition, we too have our draft picks for the top landscaping tools and products that you need on your fall cleanup league this year. First and foremost, your league needs a quarterback landscaper. Say, All Terrain Landscaping. You’re going to want a team leader when it comes to fall landscaping projects. You need someone who knows the who, what, when, where, whys of planting new vegetation, project planning

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Landscaping Hacks: 7 Tips & Tricks to Save You Time

Deciding to start a new project or maintaining an old one always comes with a few roses and thorns. When it comes to smaller landscaping projects or maintenance, there are few tricks to the trade that every homeowner should know. For seamless, late summer projects, follow these easy steps to save you a headache when working on an oasis: That heavy-duty tarp is worth it Do yourself a favor and invest in a tarp. Whether you’re moving leaves, weeds, soil or small rocks, you’re able to do so much more

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Light Up Your Landscape Design

Outdoor lighting is something a lot of homeowners don’t think about when they’re planning their landscape design. How do you create a backyard that’s light years ahead of others? One way is to add landscape lighting that will give you a high-end look to your home and make it safer too. Since many people work or play till long after the sun goes down in Colorado, they often don’t have time to enjoy their backyard until the evening hours. Add outdoor lighting, and your patio is immediately transformed into usable space

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Adding Veggies to Your Landscape

Have you ever wanted to grow your own kale, prepare your favorite home cooked meal with fresh herbs or even pick your own berries in the comfort of your own backyard? If so, you’re in luck – because you can’t get produce like this in the grocery store. You don’t even have to sacrifice your neatly maintained landscaping to grow your own garden. Adding fruits and vegetables to your yard appeals to all five senses and your healthy lifestyle. So, let’s spice up your landscaping decor with some tasty options

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Help Your Grass Beat The Heat

Did you know? On average, most Colorado lawns need 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week to stay lush and green by rainfall or irrigation. That’s because water is an essential part of a happy, healthy lawn. Our Colorado season changes can be a little extreme though – a cooler, wet spring can turn into a hot, dry summer in a matter of weeks (or days here!). The ground dries up, and along with it is your nice green lawn. This spring season is a great time to start protecting your lawn, decorative shrubs and trees for the

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