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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Landscape Rock and Gravel Types for a Stunning Landscape

When looking to improve your landscape, the first thing you might be inclined to add is plants or mulch. Both of these are excellent choices that we applaud profusely. But – stay with us now – WHAT IF rock and gravel could add just as, if not more, appeal to your landscaping AND save you […]

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Fertilize Like a Pro: Tips to Spring Your Lawn into Shape

When it comes to helping your lawn spring back to life after winter, fertilizer is definitely your best friend. However, make sure to be thoughtful of the timing and amount of your applications, otherwise you’ll do more harm than good. Here’s a quick reference guide and some helpful tips to get you started. Understand the […]

Lawn Aeration: The what, why, and when

Lawn Aeration: The What, Why and When

Every time you mow, and the kids and dogs play on the grass, your lawn gets a bit compressed. This, along with dead leaves, lawn clippings and other waste can build up and stick together to form a barrier, called thatch and start to suffocate your lawn. Like us, lawns need to breathe. If a […]

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Winter Friendly Patio Plants

Just because winter is here and white snow might be on the ground doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy some greenery outside your doors. There are many winter-friendly potted plants that will survive in Fort Collins and Greeley weather you can use to adorn your front porch and patio throughout the cold months. Best of […]

5 Ways to Use Nature to Decorate Your Home

5 Ways to Use Nature to Decorate Your Home

If your home was taken over by ribbons, tinsel, confetti and such over the holidays, you might now be in great need of a more soothing atmosphere. There’s no better way to achieve post-holiday zen than to bring nature into your Fort Collins or Greeley home. In fact, using natural elements will not only give […]

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 […]

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Why Pavers Are Great for Northern Colorado Landscaping

Listen up, NoCo friends! Outdoor living spaces just got a whole lot classier, sturdier and overall better. That’s right, we’re talking about pavers and the extra zing they can add to your landscape. One of the best things about pavers is that you don’t have to wait until summer to include them in your landscaping […]