21 Oct 2021

8 Privacy Landscape Ideas for Your Backyard or Front Yard

Privacy in residential landscaping is important. Your neighbors don’t have to be up in your business just because they live next to you. And you certainly don’t need to be forced to look at anything unsightly from your yard. Curating the views to and from your landscape can have a dramatic effect on increasing the […]

2 Oct 2021

8 Backyard Ideas for Dogs

Your dogs are important members of the family and should be considered when designing or renovating your landscaping. Are you asking yourself, how can I make my yard dog friendly? Or what kind of landscaping is good for dogs? Are you seeking dog friendly backyard ideas on a budget? Then look no further. Our landscape […]

10 Sep 2021

How to Design Landscape Lighting: Ideas and Tips

Landscape lighting, often not included in an original residential landscape plan, is a great way to enhance your property. Not only does lighting increase your curb appeal but highlighting the unique features of the home’s architecture and shining light on distinct plantings can transform your landscape into a thing of beauty during the night. Outdoor […]

19 Aug 2021

Landscaping with Trees and Shrubs: How to Design for Your Property

Trees and shrubs are the epicenter of most landscape designs. They are an essential part of our ecosystem and are vital to our planet. Other than simply aesthetic reasons, landscaping with trees and shrubs can have many benefits. Landscaping trees and shrubs can provide shade, energy conservation, privacy, food, noise-abatement, CO2 reduction, and more! Our […]

9 Aug 2021

11 Simple Lawn Alternatives to Grass in Your Backyard

Sustainability and low-maintenance landscape areas are on the rise! Instead of embracing the typical grassy lawn areas, homeowners are coming to realize that a perfectly green lawn is not environmentally conscious. In fact, our landscape experts are in favor of embracing swapping out a typical lawn for a more sustainable alternative to grass in the […]

12 Mar 2021

Outdoor Porcelain Paver Patios

Porcelain tile popularity is on the rise. This durable, modern tile is perfect for outdoor porcelain paver patios, walkways, walls, and even outdoor kitchens. This material continues to be a popular choice, rivaling more traditional outdoor materials like concrete, flagstone, or travertine.   Unmatched Performance of Outdoor Porcelain Pavers Made with kiln-fired clay and recycled […]

5 Mar 2021

Winter Tree Care in Denver

Denver weather is unpredictable—which means winter tree care is a necessity! The spring season often brings unexpected and heavy snowstorms. In fact, spring snow in Denver is typically wet and heavy snow which is damaging to our trees. We will discuss handling everything from broken tree branch removal, to reshaping a tree after damage, to […]

26 Feb 2021

Dreaming of Spring? Here’s Some Colorado Landscape Inspiration!

As the weather gets warmer, it’s hard not to dream about spring. Here’s some Colorado landscape inspiration to help give you some great ideas for your yard. Now start dreaming about all of the exciting landscaping opportunities this new season provides!   Outdoor Living Spaces While outdoor living spaces are always a popular Colorado landscaping […]

11 Feb 2021

2021 Colorado Landscaping Trends

Are you thinking about updating your landscape this year? As some of Colorado’s most trusted residential landscaping experts, we would love to help! Here are some of our favorite Colorado landscaping trends to look forward to in 2021.   1. Low-maintenance, eco-friendly designs Adding plants that are native to Colorado isn’t just beautiful. It’s also […]

9 Dec 2020

Rejuvenation Pruning in Denver, Colorado

Rejuvenation pruning is a process that involves cutting a shrub down just above the ground in order to promote the best growing habits. After this process, the right shrub will quickly shoot up new stems. However, not all shrubs should be rejuvenation pruned. We will discuss which shrubs can tolerate rejuvenation pruning, why you need […]

27 Nov 2020

Tree Pruning in Dormant Months

While the seasons change and our trees become barren, the best time to prune has just begun! While the trees are dormant and in hibernation, the buds have yet to open. Tree pruning during dormant months has numerous benefits. Our skilled arborists have compiled some of the best reasons to prune during the dormant months […]

13 Nov 2020

Zen Landscaping in Boulder, Colorado

Our experts can create the Zen landscape of your dreams. This includes quiet, meditative gardens and calm places where you can unwind after a long day. Originally created by Buddhist monks as places for quiet reflection, Zen-style gardens have been around for thousands of years. As Zen landscaping experts in Boulder, Colorado and beyond, here […]

30 Oct 2020

Denver Mid-Century Modern Landscapes

A lot of folks have been asking our Denver Landscape Professionals to help them create a Mid-Century Modern Landscape that flows with their Mid-Century home. Here is a list from our team of top things to focus on when planning your Denver Mid-Century Modern Landscape.   Different Patio Areas The Mid-Century Modern generation enjoyed postwar […]

22 Oct 2020

We’re a Top-rated Landscaper In Cherry Creek and Beyond!

As a top-rated landscaper in Cherry Creek and beyond, our goal is to provide exceptional customer support and landscape services to each and every client. Because we have over 30 years of experience and a long list of local and national awards to our name, we know how to bring award-winning landscapes to life!   […]

9 Oct 2020

Commercial Maintenance in Denver and Beyond

Just because public areas and workplaces are outside of the home doesn’t mean they can’t be as lush and vibrant! For example, our team thrives on creating cutting-edge plans for public spaces of all kinds, including multi-family housing, corporate offices, and parks. And we love giving local residents, employees, and pedestrians beautiful places to spend […]

16 Sep 2020

Award-winning landscape: Environmental Designs recognized 3 times by NALP

Our list of award-winning landscapes keeps getting longer! Each year, the National Association Landscape Professionals (NALP) Awards of Excellence recognizes exceptional landscape, lawn care, and interior plantscape design. This year, 110 awards were given for maintenance, design/build, and contracting projects. And we’re happy to announce we won three awards, including two gold, for our work […]

16 Sep 2020

Working Outside From Home

If you’re working from home, you might as well take advantage of Colorado’s great Fall weather and work outside! As an award-winning Littleton residential landscaper, we’ve helped many professionals create a yard perfect for living, working, and playing. The following are some great examples to make your yard a work-from-home paradise!   Incorporate Shade A […]

10 Sep 2020

Fall Landscaping Trends 2020

As Denver’s landscaping experts, we know that people are turning towards spending more time outdoors. Whether that be in their own backyards or if they seek to spend time outdoors traveling. We can’t ignore the larger trend of people spending more time enjoying nature and being outside. As far as we are concerned, we fully […]

4 Sep 2020

Outdoor Fireplace Trends

As another summer comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about cooler nights. For many of our landscape design clients, this means sitting around a warm outdoor fireplace. That’s why we’ve rounded up our top outdoor fireplace trends to give you some fall landscaping inspiration.   1. Pick the perfect placement Before you […]

28 Aug 2020

Fun Backyard Design Ideas for Kids

School is back in session! During this uncertain time, this may look different than a typical classroom setting. Whether your kids are going into school or staying home for school, we are all spending a little more time at home these days. A lot of parents are getting creative with their classroom settings and considering […]

24 Aug 2020

Top 4 Contemporary Landscaping Trends

Since 1989 we’ve been designing memorable, award-winning landscapes in Colorado. And we always keep our eye out for what landscaping trends are coming next. For example, contemporary landscaping has become a very popular choice for our clients lately! So if you’re looking for some inspiration, here is our list of the top 4 contemporary landscaping […]

18 Aug 2020

Fall Tree Care in Colorado

The transition to fall is approaching! This means you may be home wondering about Fall tree care in Colorado, including when to fertilize trees. Look no further, because Fall is the best time to fertilize your trees. For example, Fall tree care in Colorado means implementing a deep root fertilization program. And providing your trees […]

11 Aug 2020

Landscaping in Northern Colorado

Last Updated: November 17, 2021 We’re happy to announce we have a new office in Loveland! In addition to serving Metro Denver, we will now be your Northern Colorado Landscaping Experts. In other words, from Greely, to Loveland, to Fort Collins and beyond, we’re here for your commercial landscaping and residential landscaping needs from our […]

30 Jul 2020

Your Denver Tree Experts

Being your leading Denver tree experts, Environmental Designs handles all your tree care needs in-house! We offer everything from Tree Trimming and Pruning, Disease Management, Tree Removal, and Stump Grinding. We offer our whole menu of services throughout the Denver Metro and Northern Colorado area. Our Denver tree experts have been servicing residential and commercial […]

16 Jul 2020

Your Trusted Colorado Landscaping Team

We’re an award-winning Colorado landscaper with over 20 years of experience. And we wouldn’t be anywhere without our valued team members! That’s why, from projects large and small, commercial or residential, it’s our landscaping professionals that make beautiful outdoor landscapes happen. And we’re proud to be your trusted Colorado landscaping team.   Seasoned professionals There […]

9 Jul 2020

Summer Lawn Care Tips

Summer is in full swing in Colorado—which leaves many homeowners looking for summer lawn care tips. As an award-winning landscape design firm in Colorado, we’ve collected our top three summer lawn care tips to keep your yard looking great. 1. It matters when and how you water There’s more to watering your lawn than just […]

1 Jul 2020

Is Your Irrigation System as Smart as It Could Be?

As experts of smart irrigation installation in Colorado, we know the value of saving water and money on modern irrigation solutions. Which is why we’re celebrating Smart Irrigation Month by offering a free gift with any irrigation phone consultation! Smart Irrigation Month Typically the month of peak demand for outdoor water use, the Irrigation Association […]

29 Jun 2020

Find Your Perfect Landscape Based on Your Personality

We can assume that everyone’s feeling like they could use a vacation right now. Combat that cooped up feeling with a renovation to refresh your landscape. We want to do our part in helping you make the most out of your home. Read through these personality types to discover what landscape is the best fit […]

12 Jun 2020

Low Maintenance Landscapes in Boulder

Are you dreaming of a lush garden with trees and flowers blooming year-round? Many homeowners wish for a landscape like this but don’t want the hassle of maintaining it all year. Luckily, we design and maintain low maintenance landscapes in Boulder and beyond that don’t require as much care and attention! Native Plantings Often when […]

5 Jun 2020

The Importance of Irrigation in Colorado

Have you ever received a water bill and thought, this can’t be right? Landscapes are often a property’s largest water consumer. However, your bill can be reduced by refining your irrigation system. There are water management best practices to lessen your spending and water use while maintaining a flourishing lawn. We’re experts in irrigation in […]

21 May 2020

Spring Cleaning Tips for a Breathtaking Denver Landscape

Days of white draped snow covering your yard are gone–at least for now. Temperatures are slowly but surely rising and you should act now for a breathtaking Denver landscape! Spring cleaning for inside your home is usually straight-forward, while outdoors may not be as obvious. Go through this list to make sure that your landscape […]

15 May 2020

Estate Maintenance in Cherry Hills, Colorado

When planned and managed thoughtfully, Landscapes look better over time. Our team offers expert estate maintenance in Cherry Hills and throughout Colorado! This will ensure your property reflects the same beautiful appearance it did when it was first installed. For example, our experts can tailor a plan specific to your site. And with the growing […]

8 May 2020

Need a commercial landscape refresh in Denver?

Could your Denver-area business use a commercial landscape refresh? At Environmental Designs, we can help keep your landscape up to date with the latest design trends. We have an array of amenity upgrades curated just for you based on your taste and personal preferences. Keep reading to see how we can transform the outdoor spaces […]

30 Apr 2020

Color Your Littleton Landscape with Seasonal Floral

Spending extra time at home? Then it’s the perfect time to plan your colorful seasonal flowers! At Environmental Designs, our floral professionals can help you create a blossoming display that fits perfectly in your Littleton landscape and all across Colorado.   Award-winning Floral Our experts create world-class floral designs and displays. Furthermore, we are recognized […]

22 Apr 2020

Top 5 Colorado Spring Landscaping Tips

The weather is finally beginning to warm up outside—which means it’s time for our top Colorado spring landscaping tips! Spring cleaning is an excellent excuse to get outside and freshen up the landscape as it springs to life. If you start off on the right foot early enough, you will be well on your way […]

9 Apr 2020

Denver Full-Service Landscape Maintenance

Landscapes are an important investment in your property. Our award-winning team provides Denver Full-Service Landscape Maintenance. In fact, we go to great lengths to care for and maintain your outdoor spaces. For example, we deliver the highest-quality service and develop unique maintenance plans that are right for your needs. Learn about the full-service maintenance procedures […]

26 Mar 2020

Outdoor Landscape Fire Feature

Add some flare to your outdoor landscape with a fire feature. They are an essential for any Colorado residence and are typically the epicenter of outdoor social events. Whether you’re looking for style, function, or both, here are some of the hottest fire features we have to offer. Fire Pit Table A fire pit table […]

19 Mar 2020

Complete Your Landscape With a Colorado Water Feature

Spring and summer are on their way. And landscape projects are in full swing! Here are some benefits Colorado water features provide to consider when updating your landscape this spring. Soothing Sounds of Nature Adding water into your landscape is a great way to bring the sounds of nature into your own space. Wash away […]

10 Mar 2020

Debaise Luxury Residential Highlight

Earlier this year we had a residential project located in a breath-taking location in Arvada, Colorado. The property sits at the top of a hill that overlooks a serene landscape. Take note of the pebble-stream, expansive fire pit and of course, the beautiful view. Here’s an overview of the luxury residential landscape renovation. In the […]

28 Feb 2020

Cherry Hills Winter Landscaping Tips

The coldest months of the year are upon us. Plants are at rest and their bright colors have grown dull, leaving a palette of white and gray. If you’re looking for Cherry Hills winter landscaping tips, you’re in the right place! We can help you prepare your landscape to bear the remaining weeks of winter […]

19 Feb 2020

Raised Planters

Tips on what to plant, materials to choose, saving your back and more. Raised planters, also called garden boxes to some, are a great way to grow all kinds of things. Not only are they a great barrier to pets and pests, they help with good drainage, and prevent soil compaction. There are a lot […]

12 Feb 2020

Our Services

Environmental Designs provides an array of services for both residential and commercial landscapes. Our three primary focuses include Design and Master Planning, Construction, and Maintenance. Keep reading as we elaborate on these services and what goes into making and maintaining a picturesque landscape. Design and Master Planning The first service entails analysis, construction drawings and […]

3 Feb 2020

Swimming pool renovation in Denver

Not many people consider redoing their swimming pool in the winter. However, because Colorado winters are relatively mild, now is actually a great time to think about swimming pool renovation in Denver! That way, by the time summer rolls around, you’ll already be enjoying your new pool. So here are some ways you can enhance […]

30 Jan 2020

How Bad is This Dry Spell Hurting Your Lawn?

When was the last time you watered your lawn?  In case you didn’t already know, it’s almost been an entire month since the last measurable rain or snowfall in the Denver area. You should have watered your lawn at least once over the dry spell to combat the lack of precipitation according to our experts. […]

16 Jan 2020

The Importance of Tree Care

Considerate care is essential for a tree to live a healthy life. Trees require proper nourishment and attention so they can flourish. In order to preserve their life, maintenance is a crucial factor in tree care. Tree maintenance consists of a combination of trimming, overall health care, and preventative treatments for diseases and insects to […]

16 Dec 2019

Adding Outdoor Lighting to Enhance Your Landscape Project

Professionally designed and installed outdoor lighting systems can increase the value of your home and allow you more time in your outdoor living space at night. The best lighting installations begin with detailed lighting designs tailed to your specific property that use top quality products.

15 Nov 2019

Paver Patios in Colorado

While the plants and flowers are important aspect of a landscape design, hardscape materials are equally important. There are countless materials to choose from for your patio, but pavers are one of the most popular! Hardscape materials are not easily changed once installed, so choosing a paver for your patio is a big commitment. Choosing […]

21 Oct 2019

Two Wins from the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)

Environmental Designs wins 2 silver awards from the National Association of Landscape Professionals The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) awarded Environmental Designs with two silver awards for the Landscape Management and Design/Build categories.

26 Sep 2019

Illuminating Landscapes with Holiday Lights and Decor

Leave it to our team to enhance your company’s appearance during the Holiday season with creative designs and energy-efficient LED lights that can transform special features or illuminate pathways. We can wrap your exterior with festive lighting, color, and other special occasion displays and have your property outshining the rest! Holiday Lights and Décor Services […]

12 Sep 2019

Fall floral trends in Boulder and Beyond

Brilliant Seasonal Fall Colors With our stunning Colorado surroundings, autumn is a wonderful time for fall colors and fall floral plantings! Crisp air means it’s time for late-season blooming perennials. Here are our top fall floral trends in Boulder, Denver, and throughout Colorado. Colorful Floral Displays for Every Plant Palette When it comes to autumn […]

26 Aug 2019

Efficient Sprinkler Systems Result in Lower Water Bill

Maintaining a beautiful landscape in the dry Colorado climate requires careful water management. EDI’s Irrigation Technicians specialize in designing and managing the most efficient irrigation systems. Efficient Sprinkler Systems Result in Lower Water Bill Water Conservation Made Easy Did you know that the right sprinkler system will not only reduce water waste but will also […]

12 Aug 2019

Pollinator Gardens: Attracting Butterflies, Bees, and Other Pollinators to Your Landscape

Pollinators are a unique animal species that provide pollen to plants. This group includes bees, wasps, hummingbirds, butterflies, moths, and bats. The relationship that pollinators have with plants is very evolved and important, as they both rely on each other for survival. Not only that, but these pollinators are crucial to food production for humans […]

26 Jul 2019

How We Saved 10 Million Gallons of Water

The Centerra Metro District (CMD) original irrigation system was installed over 10 years ago and had a lot of room for improvement in terms of water conservation. The biggest challenge of this district included a city-wide water budget that couldn’t be exceeded. The vision and mission of CMD is to bring people closer to nature […]

11 Jul 2019

Extending Your Living Space with an Outdoor Kitchen

The outdoor kitchen has become much more than a simple barbeque grill and table. The modern outdoor kitchen has become an extension of the indoor living space, featuring many of the same conveniences and appliances found indoors. Don’t let the abundance of choices available today overwhelm you. We can design the outdoor living space to […]

3 Jul 2019

A Cherry Hills Estate

This Cherry Hills estate is on more than 3 acres.  The greatest challenge in designing and building this award-winning landscape was keeping with the scale of the surrounding area.  We also wanted to maintain the large, existing trees and create interest by changing the grade.  The clients were looking for an elegant space that takes […]

24 Jun 2019

Commercial Landscape Construction in Denver

While Environmental Designs always strives to create low maintenance, sustainable and beautiful landscapes, the Wells Fargo commercial landscape project was particularly appealing due to the client’s desire to create a LEED certified space.  In fact, they were not interested in doing the work at all if LEED certification could not be achieved. The goal was […]

7 Jun 2019

Sustainable Landscape Design

Last Updated: September 21, 2021 Environmentally friendly and climate appropriate landscapes are the foundation of creating something sustainable. The benefits of a sustainable landscape can have lasting effects on the environment. Some of these benefits include water conservation, improving soil health, reducing maintenance labor and organic waste generation, carbon sequestration, and creating habitat through appropriate […]

30 May 2019

Resort-like landscaping in Boulder, Colorado

It’s no secret that Boulder, CO has an absolutely stunning natural landscape. Though Boulder’s steep terrain can pose a challenge, Environmental Designs produced an award-winning landscape, complete with lush, low water plantings, a sparkling pool, and multiple outdoor living spaces.  Landscape Design EDI partnered with Marpa Landscape Architecture to develop the client’s vision for this […]

14 May 2019

30 Year Anniversary

It is a matter of great pride to see our company celebrate 30 years in business. Our company is our family. We built EDI with all our heart, putting our blood and sweat into it, with the sole purpose of becoming better every day. The great relationships between our employees, clients, and vendors continue to push us forward. We […]

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