Colorado Living Spaces Blog

Within the pages of our landscaping blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to landscape design and installation.

Garden Tools

Tip of the Week: Tune up your tools

https://www.alcc.com/ Warmer weather is expected along the Front Range this weekend, which can be a good time for wintering watering. Since you’ll need to be outside to monitor the sprinkler or hose, why not take the opportunity to give your tools a little love? Get them ready now instead of waiting until the moment you…
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backyard kitchen

Backyard space additions that will add value to your home

Many people look for indoor and backyard design options that will add to the resale value of their home. Landscape design in the back or front yard is one way but enhancing your outdoor living space is another way you can increase the value. Here are some additions to consider: Patio Patios are sought after…
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backyard kitchen and bbq

Essential outdoor kitchen design equipment

An outdoor kitchen is ideal for any homeowner that loves hosting events or get-togethers for friends and family. It not only saves you the trouble of having to run back and forth to your indoor kitchen but also provides you with more kitchen space. Below are some essential pieces of outdoor kitchen equipment your patio…
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Tip of the Week New year, new yard?

https://www.alcc.com/ Did you make any “new year, new you” plans this month? While you’re making lists and setting goals for 2020, why not make some outdoor plans as well? It’s a good time to think ahead about your outdoor spaces and what you want to get out of them when warm weather returns. Is there…
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Tip of the week Houseplant Appreciation

https://www.alcc.com During the winter months, indoor plants can help you get your nature fix until spring returns. January 10 is Houseplant Appreciation Day, so let’s take a moment to recall some benefits of the plants you keep inside your home or that you’ve brought indoors for the season. They look great. Indoor plants make great…
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Winter lawn care

Last week’s Tip of the Week https://www.alcc.com/tip-of-the-week Your irrigation system should be shut down for the season, but you still need to give the lawn a drink. You’ll need to drag out the hose and sprinkler. You may have seen—or still see—snow on the ground, but don’t count on that snow to be enough to…
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landscaping night lighting

The benefits of landscape lighting

When working with a landscaping designer on your front or backyard designs, one important factor to consider is lighting. Planning for the right types of lighting will not only showcase your beautiful landscaping after the sun sets but can also provide additional security and visibility. Up lights or spotlights, for instance, can add a dramatic…
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Xeriscape landscaping

Three reasons to consider xeriscaping

Being environmentally conscious is now more important than ever. Incorporating xeriscape areas into your landscaping is a great way to do your part. Here are three reasons to consider xeriscaping: Saves time – Maintaining grass requires frequent care that xeriscape doesn’t need. Saves money – In addition to reducing the use of water, xeriscaping will…
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backyard kitchen

Landscaping trends for 2020 and beyond

The decade is coming to an end and there have been so many landscape design trends to celebrate. There are sure to be new amazing trends for 2020. Before the decade is over you may want to take a trip down memory lane to commemorate trends that are hopefully here to stay. One really fun…
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custom home landscaping

Selling your home? How a landscaping company can help!

If you are looking to sell your home, it really pays dividends to ask a landscaping company to both organize a clean-up and consider how landscaping improvements can make your property more sellable. For a limited outlay, professional landscaping can add much to the appearance; and let’s face it, first impressions are so important! Apart…
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garden path installer

Unique garden paths in landscape design

Maybe you’ve seen some especially pretty flagstone or Barnwood paths in a neighbor’s landscaping and thought about doing something special and different for your own property. There are some truly beautiful and creative ideas to consider, including the following: Flower Mosaic Make daisies or chrysanthemums your theme by embedding polished river rocks in special patterns…
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backyard stream landscaper

Benefits of hiring a landscaper for your home

Your home deserves a beautiful garden. If you don’t have time to tend to your garden, or you simply don’t know where to start, seek the services of a landscaper. Let’s look at the benefits of hiring one below. Professional service When you hire a landscaper, you’re assured of high-quality work. They are experts at…
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