Voice of the Land


Jack and Greg’s House

Sep 7th, 2017

Movesian-Finlaw home

If you are driving past the Denver Botanic Gardens, you drive right by this lovely Georgian home and may not know that it isn’t part of the Botanic Gardens. Jack Finlaw and Greg Movesian hired Art of the Land for their first project. They asked us to prune branches before one of their gatherings. I met […]

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Don’t Cut Those Ornamental Grasses Too Soon

Oct 27th, 2016

Ornamental grasses with snow covered seeds

Our urban landscapes have become so diverse and interesting. I love how people have embraced ornamental grasses, and it’s no wonder why. They are low maintenance, have low water needs, are easy to grow and you can create magical landscapes with them. And while they are bright and green in the spring and summer, they […]

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Using Common Sense to Get Through a Drought. It’s Your Best Weapon!

Jan 28th, 2016

drought effects on plants in the west

The West has been under attack the last several years…by a lack of water. Few days go by without seeing images of dry soil, dry lake beds and dry crops. Farming, drinking water, summer and winter recreation have all been affected.

So, perhaps, has your garden and your yard.

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Plan Now For Next Season

Feb 3rd, 2015

Landscaping is tricky business in Colorado with a short seasonal window. People have a tendency to think they will wait until spring to start the process but this actually puts you down the line for scheduling. The time to start next year’s project is now. It takes time to find the right company. After choosing […]

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Lakewood Arts Council Garden Tour Luncheon and Benefit

Jun 17th, 2014

Landscape Architect, Nancy Eastman's Lakewood Garden

Lakewood Garden House featuring semi-arid Rocky Mountain trees, shrubs and perennials with low water needs.

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Come visit us at the Trilogy Curated Event: Green 4/19

Apr 18th, 2014

Saturday April 19, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Green Spaces Colorado 1368 26th Street Denver, CO 80205 Special Focus: Upcycling The day will feature diverse specialists from landscape professionals to plumbers to recycled product vendors. As a special feature, we are highlighting one of the most recognized movements in design: Upcycling. Upcycling is […]

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Design Landscapes to Serve Community Needs

Dec 14th, 2013

Art of the Land's Low-evaporation recycled water, water feature at Dominic Park

Art of the Land’s Dominick Park and Anderman Residence projects were featured this month in Colorado Green magazine. Each is featured for their design—specifically; designed to serve community needs and greater goals. The Anderman residence features a water-smart landscape that integrates water-wise planting, a recycled water, water-feature, and a green roof with edible landscaping reducing […]

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Garden Structures – Custom Shelters, Screens and Fences

Oct 17th, 2013

We create interesting structures that work in your space and are customized for your landscape. Our structures are built in harmony with nature to look as if they have been gently set down into the landscape (not an ugly shed in your backyard!). Our structures are strong, well-built and designed to suit your needs. Create […]

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Women in Design host a panel of Woman Landscape Architects

Sep 30th, 2013

Women landscape architect, Nancy Eastman, joins Women in Design for a panel discussion

Women landscape architects, Nancy Eastman, Gretchen Wilson of Dig studio Inc. and Lori Catalano from the Department of Landscape Architecture University of Colorado Denver on a panel to discuss how women in landscape design have shaped our world. The panel discussion followed a viewing of “Women in the Dirt, Landscape Architects Shaping Our World” presented […]

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Container Gardens can Add Drama and Impact to Your Landscape

Jul 10th, 2013

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 […]

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