Winter Best Practices for Western Shrubs

Western dryland shrubs—like leadplant, fernbush, hardy manzanita, sumac and Apache plume—put Colorado front and center in our communities.

Landscaping for the Future

More than one out of two people in Colorado live in a wildland-urban interface—an area where homes blend with wildland vegetation.

Smart Irrigation for Residential Landscapes

Smart irrigation systems use technology that adapts to winds, soils and weather, and products that water our landscapes more efficiently.

Three Common Xeriscaping Myths

As you explore alternatives to traditional lawns, here are xeriscaping myths to avoid, so you can create vibrant outdoor spaces.

Water Conservation Isn’t a Trend; It’s a Responsibility

Water conservation does not mean foregoing water altogether, but instead using water as efficiently as possible to reduce unnecessary usage.

Three Evergreens for Attractive Winter Landscapes

Let’s say you want to design a landscape that’s a crowd pleaser even in the winter, but you don’t want your plants to scream, “Xeric!”

Are Your Landscapes Elevating Your Clients’ Well-being?

Sensory gardens inspire us to explore the natural world with our hands, nose, ears, mouth, eyes or even memory.

Reimagining the Home Landscape

For many people, gardens are a big part of what makes their house a home. And studies show that immersing ourselves in nature is good for us.

Yard-to-table Landscaping

The “farm-to-table” trend is still going strong among epicureans and restaurateurs, but it’s also inspired an all-new market to sprout—yard-to-table landscaping.

Putting Colorado Back in Our Landscapes

We have an opportunity in our landscapes to lean into what makes us uniquely Colorado—to see the beauty in our natural western landscapes and bring it into our constructed ones.