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Your sprinkler system can be turned on after the threat of a hard freeze is gone. That usually means mid-April. But just getting the water flowing again is not enough. You should also have the system checked for leaks, and have all the heads cleaned and tuned to ensure that your water is going where […]
Watering your lawn and landscaping is best when the least amount of evaporation is likely to take place. So, watering during the heat of the day is not only wasteful, it is foolish. Set your timer to water very early in the morning, so that all zones are complete by 8:00 am. This will allow […]
While watering needs depends greatly on the soil type and the weather, an established lawn does not need as much water as you think. In general, during the summer your law will need about 2.25 inches per week. If you have the clay soil that is typical here along the front range, you will want […]
Lawns should be fertilized at least twice a year. We usually suggest our clients have it done in the spring, when their lawn is aerated and then once again in late fall. Aside from making your lawn look like a troop of geese have taken up residence for a brief time, aeration, or core cultivation, allows […]
What is the best sort of lawn to put in here in Colorado? It is a simple question that, unfortunately, has no easy answer. The type of lawn that will do best depends on exposure, elevation, slope and soils. All things being equal, however, we generally recommend a Bluegrass blend, developed for the Colorado climate. […]
I already have a landscape design. Can you work with that? Absolutely. In fact, we work with many of the top landscape designers in Colorado, implementing the plans according to the specifications they have drawn up. To see the schematic come to life is wonderful experience for everyone involved.
Do I need a permit to put up a new fence? In most cases, the answer is going to be yes. And in addition to the permit, you may also need to submit the plans for approval to your homeowners association. But do not worry, we will handle all the paper work for you and […]
As beautiful as a Colorado summer day can be, there are also times when the sun can be devastatingly hot, especially if your yard has a good southern exposure. Shade trees are wonderful, but unless you already have an older one in your yard, you will have to wait a few decades for the tree […]
What sort of wood is best for decks? Heart of redwood remains the choice for most decks. It is good looking, strong and resistant to weather damage.You do have to treat it every year or so, depending on the weather and exposure, but redwood will provide many years of service. Some clients have also had […]