Voice of the Land


A Sense of Place

Jun 14th, 2017

Colorado foothills at sunset

How does one “feel at home”? What is it that makes us feel like we belong here? I recently re-read a book called “Our Land, Ourselves”, and in it was a story of an immigrant who volunteers in a community garden to find her sense of self in her new world. And I realized this—connecting […]

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Life in the Margins: The Role of the Post-Modern Hedgerow

Mar 11th, 2016

Post-Modern Hedgerow, common in the British Isles

By Dave Coulter One of my favorite memories from my childhood was finding a box turtle living under a line of gnarly Osage orange (Maclura pomifera) trees in my suburban Chicago neighborhood. It was not until many years later that I realized that this row of rough trees, threading through backyards and along roadsides, was […]

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Slow Down and Enjoy the Season

Nov 11th, 2015

Glasses of wine in front of fire.

   

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Chickens in the Landscape…Lay on the Design!

Apr 3rd, 2015

urban chickens backyard hay

So, you’ve hatched the idea of chickens in your backyard. Sounds simple enough. But, where do you start? Your landscape professional can assist with design and construction of the best environment for raising chickens in your own backyard. Multiple sources of information on Urban Chickens are available on line and in print.

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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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