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Container Gardens can Add Drama and Impact to Your Landscape

Containers gardens can add drama and impact to your landscape with flamboyant plants or they can add harmony and tranquility with plants that share a single hue. For professional looking containers follow these basics: Containers take a lot of plants to make them full and lush throughout the season. A plant can fulfill different positions […]


Inspiration journey to Keukenhof, The Tulip Estate in Lisse, Holland.

Inspiration journey to Keukenhof, The Tulip Estate in Lisse, Holland.

Keukenhof’s wish is to impassion everyone who loves spring. As a designer looking for inspiration tulips are our opportunity to express with color and emotion. Our opportunity to celebrate the end of winter and the onset of spring. *Keukenhof inspires with it’s superb display of color and the special way in which these colors have […]


The Art of Rock Balancing By Michael Grab

“I am referring to meditation, or finding a zero point or silence within yourself.” Michael Grab


Art of the Land Receives ALCC Award of Excellence for Kieding Residence Hardscape

Award of Excellence 2012 ALCC Extensive flagstone retaining walls, plaza, stairs and walkways fulfilled the client’s desire to have a more aesthetic façade and comfortable sitting area to welcome friends and neighbors to this intimate Denver property.


Art of the Land Receives ALCC Award of Excellence for Anderman Residence Landscape Design/Build Project

Award of Excellence 2012 ALCC “Nancy provided us with a top-notch landscape design for our new house. She was willing to research some complicated elements and did a good job of overseeing all the design and installation work associated with the job. This allowed us to get exactly the landscaping that we wanted.” – Evan […]


Green roof increases outdoor living area and stabilizes in-door climate in both summer and winter

Art of the Land Receives ALCC Award of Excellence for Anderman Residence Green Roof

Award of Excellence 2012 ALCC The Andermans wanted to walk out into a garden from the second floor of their home. They are very environmentally conscientious and desired a rooftop natural habitat. So, the green roof was constructed with a combination of native xeric ground covers, perennials and grasses, as well as a recycled wood […]


Award winning landscape

Marvin and Bobbi Gomez Receive an Award from their HOA for the Greatly Improved Appearance of their Property.

Marvin and Bobbi Gomez wanted a complete renovation of their property. They had drainage problems, only a small landing outside the back door, a poorly constructed retaining wall, a lack of privacy, and an eroded side yard slope.We built a stone retaining wall enclosing the front porch and installed a new paver entrance walkway. Plantings […]


There are So Many Ways to Go Vertical!

Vertical planters take all kinds of shapes these days. There is just no limit to imaginative ways to go up!


Urban Gardening…Here’s an Award Winner!

Lafayette Greens is a Compuware sponsored urban garden in downtown Detroit. This exciting project brings urban agriculture, community gardening, productive urban landscapes and the entire conversation about the food movement into the heart of downtown Detroit. A productive


Art in the Yard! Right Where It Belongs.

(The following article was published as the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado’s “Tip of the Week” on August 31, 2012. You can learn more about that group of professionals at this link.)

More than ever, art is thriving outdoors – and it’s not just at the mall and public buildings. With Coloradans preferring to spend as much time as possible outside, it only makes sense that we want artistic objects in or near our outdoor living areas.


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