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As the seasons change in Colorado we see drastic changes in colors outdoor, including our own gardens landscapes. What was green and even lush mere months ago is now brown and yellow with occassional pops of green thanks to evergreens. One of the questions posed often to Camelot Design this time of year is how…

The general rule of thumb has been to wrap young trees in late November and remove the wrapping in April. But here in Colorado we know that weather patterns don’t read calendars. Freeze can, and recently did, occur early in the fall. But don’t despair if your tree got caught without a “blanket” in October….

According to some predictions, Colorado could see a colder, snowier winter this season than we’ve seen previously. The Front Range got a sneak preview with a snow storm just before Halloween, and much of the state saw frigid temperatures. The storm this week was an early reminder to have a plan in place to keep…

What if we told you that you can actually improve your landscape by not bagging your leaves for trash pickup? Instead, you can mulch your leaves and leave them on the lawn. Mulched leaves will bio-degrade, providing nutrients to the grass roots, micro-organisms, and worms in your landscape. They also help regulate the soil temperature…

Here in Colorado we are lucky to enjoy outdoor living even when there’s a chill in the air. The key to extending outdoor enjoyment beyond the summer is to harness the elements of fire and light.  Start a (safe) fire! A cozy fire feature brings people together, prolongs a good conversation and adds ambiance to…

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