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Land Clearing Services on Demand!

We Now Offer Fast and Efficient Land Clearing Services Including: Land Clearance Right of Way Clearance Survey & Fence Line Clearing Clearing for Leisure Areas Access Roads Scrub Oak Clearing and Mulching Site Clearing and Preparation We facilitate fire mitigation, clear field and right-of-way areas, and provide bush hogging services. Environmental mulch clearing is an …

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Expect Heavy Japanese Beetle Infestations This Year

Japanese beetles (JP) defoliate over three hundred different species of trees and leafy shrubs, but are especially attracted to linden and rose bushes. That’s just when they are adults. As grubs, they hatch in late summer and fall and are actively chewing grass roots until soil temperatures fall below 60 degrees. This can decimate root …

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Aeration Nourishes Soil

Colorado is not the easiest place for our lawns, plants and trees to flourish on their own. There are a few ways to help, and aeration may be an option available to help rebuild or maintain healthy lawns. Aeration nourishes soil and this will help you achieve a green lawn.  We all want the lush, …

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Choosing the Right Tree to Plant for Your Colorado Landscape

We recently published an article about how trees get stressed out and what to do to nurse them back to health. However, one of the biggest problems trees have is they aren’t the right species for the climate (or micro-climate) that they are planted in. This is probably the biggest factor in controlling the health …

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Olmsted and the Art of Landscape Design

I recently read The Devil in the White City by Eric Larson about the architectural challenges and triumphs of designing and building the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893. Daniel Burnham was the lead architect but I was fascinated by the eccentric and uncompromising, Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of landscape architecture and the designer of Central Park, …

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Tips for Buying Fall Bulbs

Tips for Buying Fall Bulbs If you want to herald spring with a burst of color, you’ll have to plan ahead, since many bulbs must be planted in fall. Choose a variety of early, mid and late season bulbs for a long season of color, and come spring, you’ll be glad you planted early. (Not …

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Prevent Garden Hail Damage

Hailstorms are increasingly a fact of life along the Colorado Front Range. The geographical juxtaposition of eastern plains and Front Range, with clashing wind currents from all directions, is a recipe for perfect hail-producing thunderstorms. We frequently deal with sirens, severe-weather warnings and storms producing hail of any size from pea to golf ball from May …

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How to Avoid Lawn Care Scams

There’s never a bad time to connect with a reliable, professional lawn company, but of course Spring is prime time – and like any other prime time, scams abound in the industry. Here’s our list of tips for how to find a great lawn and landscape service without becoming a ripoff victim. Avoid door-to-door “deals” if at all …

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9 Fantastic Colorado fall color trees and shrubs

Great Fall Color Plants for the Mountain West One major reason we love Colorado living is the magnificent autumn firework display our wealth of trees provides… and the best recipe for brilliant fall foliage color combines warm days, cool nights, and plenty of sunshine — sound familiar? Try these underused but worthwhile trees and shrubs for …

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5 landscape design tips for best home energy efficiency

  Home energy efficiency landscaping is much more than an expense toward the eye appeal of your surroundings – it’s an investment in your future property value, as well as your comfort. Thoughtful landscape planning can actually generate value in excess of its initial expenditure by decreasing the expense of heating and cooling. Proper use of …

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