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BASIC GARDEN MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST: WINTER

Lawn: Water once per month for established lawns or 2-3 times per month for new lawns if there has been …

OUTDOOR LIGHTING

Outdoor lighting is a necessity that is often overlooked.  Cooking and entertaining are nearly impossible without it.  Landscape lighting is …

BASIC GARDEN MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST: FALL

Lawn: Overseed bare spots as needed (September) Fertilize Rake leaves (can be damaging if left) Mow as needed removing up …

DESIGNING FOR FALL

Landscapes that encompass interest for all four seasons are the most satisfying.  Each season has its own palette:  Spring bulbs, …

CREATING SHADE IN THE LANDSCAPE

During the summer months in Colorado Springs the heat from the sun can be rather intense at times. Not only …

MULCHING

There are many ambiguities when it comes to gardening; plants that thrive, synthetic versus organic fertilizers, wildlife deterrents, etc.   However, …

DRY-CREEK BEDS

Proper drainage across your property is vital to the structural integrity of your home and erosion resistance in your landscape.  …

OUTDOOR ART

Showcasing art in the garden can make a bold statement as it most often serves as a focal point.  Placing …

ACCENT BOULDERS

Why would you want to place very large rocks into your landscape?  Accent boulders are a great way to break …

BASIC GARDEN MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST: SUMMER

Lawn: Mow as needed removing up to 1/3 of grass height (leave clippings on lawn for fertilization)   Trees, Shrubs, …