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Decorating your landscape for fall

Decorating Your Landscape for Fall

As summer fades away and the leaves start to fall, we know that fall is here. That means it is time to transition your landscape from summer to fall. Here are a few ways that you can achieve this: Rotate your Flowers & Add a Wreath Be sure to rotate out your summer flowers and introduce fall flowers into your yard. Mums and pansies are great options to spruce up your fall flower portfolio. Add a fall-inspired wreath to your front door for extra curb appeal when the trees and

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boulder rocks in landscape design

9 of the Most Popular Colorado Landscape Additions

You could say that Coloradans have their own unique culture – the state is full of craft beer drinking, bike riding, jeans sporting, trail hiking and overall friendly folks. From our perspective, Colorado landscaping has its own culture as well. Here are a few popular landscaping additions that we often see in Colorado yards and could be great additions to your yard as well: Breeze Path If you’re not familiar with a breeze path, it’s basically like mixing a country dirt road with a chic landscape design. These gravel, sand

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What is Evapotranspiration?

What is Evapotranspiration and Why is it Important?

You may know us as your go-to landscaping guys, but just for this article, we’re going to put on another hat and be your go-to science guys. Today, we’d like to discuss a little-known concept that affects anyone with a yard, farm or anything in between: Evapotranspiration. Evapotranspiration, or ET as we’re going to call it, is a measure that lets you know just how much water it takes for your lawn to stay green (or how much to water your crops). Basically, if a very dry region requires half

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5 Ideas to Jazz Up Your Outdoor Space with Lights

A landscape with no lighting is like a Christmas tree with no decorations – nice and all but missing some serious bling. If you’re looking for a way to jazz up your external living space and add the “WOW factor,” check out these outdoor lighting ideas to incorporate into your landscape: Start with Practicality If you’re not sure where to begin your illumination journey, start with practical places that improve safety around your home. Lighting up entryways with a bulb here or there, and placing small light posts in dark

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7 Times to use artificial turf vs grass in your lawn

7 Times to Use Artificial Turf in Your Yard

It’s a gorgeous summer afternoon and you are headed to your friend’s annual BBQ. Upon arrival, you immediately notice how lovely their lawn looks. After a few minutes of marveling, your friend tells you two words that really resonate: “it’s fake”. In recent years, the use of artificial turf has gained recognition for being eco-friendly, sustainable, and visually appealing. As with most things, there are pros and cons to using artificial turf in your lawn. Despite your personal preferences towards artificial or real turf, there are certain times when using

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Habitat Heroes Project to Benefit Sister Mary Alice Murphy Center for Hope

Habitat Heroes Project – Murphy Center for Hope

All Terrain Participates in Habitat Heroes Project to Benefit Sister Mary Alice Murphy Center for Hope At All Terrain, you know we get excited about sprinklers and sod, flowers and fountains, patios and ponds – the list goes on. But what really makes us tick is giving back to our stellar northern Colorado community! We recently had the opportunity to participate in the Habitat Heroes Project, headed by a Leadership Fort Collins team and numerous generous local businesses. By embodying words like “teamwork” and “philanthropy,” several key players banded together

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