Standing in the Shadows? Learn about Outside Lighting

Too often, outside lighting means a porch light by the door and a lamppost marking the end of the driveway. Today however, vibrant, luminescent options mean your home and garden can be as dazzling by moonlight as they are by light of day. And the new LED designs make it affordable and environmentally sound. Learn… Read More »

Put Some Fire in Your Life with Backyard Fire Pits

Backyard fire pits are a natural gathering place for family and friends. There’s nothing quite like getting together around a crackling fire. Conversations are richer, songs sound sweeter and jokes call forth more laughter. A fire pit makes a dramatic entertainment focal point, and can extend your evening as well as your outdoor living season… Read More »

Landscaping with Cacti and Succulents

Cacti are Colorado… Before Colorado settlers imported the shrubs and trees that now forest the Front Range, nature’s garden included abundant cacti. These indigenous landscape plants are well suited to the high desert plateau we call home. Indeed, cacti are native only to the Western Hemisphere! Most of us, however, overlook the sculptural value cacti provide… Read More »

Tall Exotic Grasses Add Variety in the Landscape

Throughout the heartland of the United States grow the tall grass prairies. Once a force to be reckoned with for farmers and ranchers, these grasslands are now the source of graceful exotic alternatives to shrubs and trees in the modern home or business landscape. From formal to naturalized, decorative grasses fit any design scheme There… Read More »

Gardening Spring Chore Checklist

Spring is the time of year we all start thinking about getting annuals and perennials into the ground, planting new trees, and an maybe even constructing that patio you’ve been wanting. We thought we’d offer the following checklist to help you make sure you haven’t forgotten anything! Our gardening spring chore checklist Sprinklers turned back… Read More »

Landscape Maintenance Is a Four Season Project

The healthiest landscapes get attention all year ’round! Your landscape is a living, growing thing, and just like kids or puppies, it needs frequent and consistent attention, even in the off-season. Check out our suggested landscape maintenance schedule below. November and December landscape maintenance: These months’ tasks include cleaning leaves out of your gutters, and… Read More »