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IRRIGATION SHUT DOWN

Each fall, before the first hard freeze, sprinkler systems are “blown out.”  This happens in regions where frost in the …

OUTDOOR LIVING

You might be looking out your window, staring into a plain back yard that doesn’t really have a purpose and …

Garden chores of the month: October

The end of October is the finish line for the gardening season.  This is the time to rake leaves, shut …

GARDEN PATHS

Garden paths are an essential element in most landscapes as they provide a way to easily walk around your yard and …

FALL INTEREST

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

RETAINING WALLS

Given the rolling topography of the Front Range most home sites need retaining walls to create flat outdoor spaces in …

Garden chores of the month: September

Although September still gives us plenty of beauty in the landscape, fall is just around the corner and the end …

BULBS

Bulbs are a perfect choice for adding bursts of color in an area like Colorado Springs where sunshine is plentiful …

ACCENT BOULDERS

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

XERISCAPING- THE BASICS

Xeriscaping, commonly mispronounced as “zeroscaping,” is a water-smart way of gardening that has almost become the norm in Colorado Springs.  …