1. Help Your Landscaping Through a Dry Winter

    We've had a pretty warm, dry fall so far, and as we hit December, we're all wondering: where is the snow? In Colorado, we depend on cold season snow to water our trees, shrubs, and lawns. However, we don't really get a consistent, even amount. Winter can be particularly hard on plants here because of our dry air, low soil moisture, low precipitation, and temperatures that fluctuate all over the pl…Read More

  2. Essential Autumn Yard Care

    Fall is a time when people tend to stop caring for their lawns. School has started, the days are getting shorter, and many Coloradoans have their eyes on ski season instead of caring for their slower-growing lawns. However, dismissing your lawn in the fall is a mistake. This is a key season for its health, and neglecting it now can put it at risk for the coming winter and spring. So just what happ…Read More

  3. Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants

    Northern Colorado has a stunning variety of native trees, shrubs and flowering plants that create stunning results when they are used in any kind of landscaping project. There are more than 500 Fort Collins natives, and most are readily available for landscaping projects. Benefits of Native Plants It’s the way to go if you are concerned about water use, providing a habitat for local wildlife, av…Read More

  4. Bring Birds and Butterflies to Your Garden

    Do you want to sit in your garden and watch the birds and butterflies come and go all season? Do you love the idea of providing a haven for your feathered friends, and inviting butterflies to do their pollinating in your yard? Then, let’s build you the best garden possible for attracting them to your yard. If you are in, or near Loveland or Fort Collins, give us a call and we’ll help you desig…Read More

  5. What is Xeriscaping?

    Have you grown tired of trying to maintain a perfect, green lawn when there never seems to be enough water around? Are you looking for a landscaping solution that requires less money and maintenance for your Loveland yard? If so, then xeriscaping may be something you should consider. You may have heard the term before, or have maybe even recognized yards in your neighborhood as having been xerisca…Read More

  6. What Is A Drip Edge?

    A drip edge is a layer of stone or concrete that extends from the base of your home about one foot. This stone layer serves multiple purposes, most of which revolve around protecting the foundation of your home, and thus your entire home. Excess water, plants, and dirt against your home's foundation spells trouble by rotting wood or causing cracks around your home. So what does a drip edge do? We …Read More

  7. The Backyard Patio You’ve Always Dreamed Of

    January isn’t exactly the most popular time to be thinking about hanging out in your Loveland backyard, but one can always dream of spring and anticipate the warmer weather that will soon be on its way. And while you’re daydreaming about more agreeable outdoor conditions, take a moment to think about the ideal setting in which you would enjoy them. When it comes to enjoying fair weather in th…Read More

  8. Why Is Aeration Used In Lawn Care?

    Many people are familiar with the practice of lawn aeration - we’ve all seen lawns poked full of holes, cylindrical clumps of dirt scattered throughout. But while you may be able to recognize that aeration has taken place, you may not know the reasons behind this important aspect of lawn care. As the name implies, aeration allows for air to reach the roots of your grass. Water and nutrients are …Read More

  9. 4 Reasons To Add A Tree To Your Landscaping

    Adding trees to your landscaping can be a great way to really benefit from your landscaping efforts, while some tree features take a long time to come to fruition, other aspects are immediately recognized. Trees are wonderful options for improving your property, neighborhood, and planet. Learn why you should add new trees to your landscaping efforts. Avoid Heat Islands - Because trees create shade…Read More

  10. 5 Landscaping Improvements For Your Colorado Home

    With 300 days of sunshine a year, it is no wonder why we love spending our time outdoors hiking in the foothills, skiing in the mountains, or relaxing in our backyard. If you are looking to spend more time outdoors below are a few ideas for improving your landscaping for a more enjoyable experience. Outdoor Kitchen / Barbecue - Cooking outside brings people together. Whether you are grilling up st…Read More