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The 6 Biggest Issues that Lower Your Home’s Value

The 6 Biggest Issues that Lower Your Home’s Value Your home is more than just a shelter and the place where the major events of your life happen. It’s also a significant financial asset. In fact, if you take good care of your home, you can build equity and grow its value. However, you might […]

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How to Plant a Container Garden | Backes Landscaping

Hey Fort Collins, Spring is Around the Corner, it’s time to Garden! A visit to the local Fort Collins garden center often sends customers home with a case of plant envy.  The luscious, beautiful container gardens spaced throughout the nursery sport a hefty price tag.  Why not create your own container garden for half the […]

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How to Increase Home Value in Fort Collins

Try these Easy Tips to Increase the Value of your Fort Collins Home What’s the first thing you think of when you consider selling your home? If you’re like most people, you would probably wonder about home value. Fort Collins is a hot market buy obviously, you want to make sure you get as much […]

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How to Plant an Outdoor Garden in Fort Collins: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Plant an Outdoor Garden in Fort Collins: A Step-by-Step Guide We are ways from garden season here in Fort Collins however it is important that you plan ahead when designing your garden. In this case, we can plan way ahead so you are fully prepared for the next growing season. You can start […]

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Five Steps To Maintaining Home Value

We landscape many homes in the Fort Collins Co. area and we talk with numerous homeowners on a daily basis. Most homeowners agree that there are few bigger investments in life than a home. Unlike most other large purchases (such as vehicles), homes actually appreciate in value. But that doesn’t mean homeowners should sit on […]

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Common Landscape Design Mistakes we Make in Fort Collins

If you’re intent on landscaping your home completely, it’s important to avoid several common mistakes many do-it-yourselfers end up making when they attempt to tackle such a large undertaking. While home landscaping design can definitely be done, it’s a matter of preparing ahead of time and knowing exactly what you are planning to do before […]

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Four Affordable, Must-Do Starter Lawn Care Activities in Fort Collins, CO

Starting a new lawn gives you the chance to get the lush, green grass that you’ve always wanted for your property’s landscaping. However, there are a few things that you need to do to get your seeded turf off to a great start. While some turf care activities are best done by the experts at […]

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5 Tips for Planting Grass Seed for Your Lawn in Fort Collins, CO

Planting grass seed is an affordable and easy way to make your lawn green and beautiful during the warmer months of the year. However, not all yards are the same when  it comes to establishing and maintaining a lush, green landscape. Unfortunately, many homeowners select the wrong grass to plant, as well as the wrong […]

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Incorporating Boulders and Rocks Into Your Fort Collins Landscape Design

As residents of Fort Collins, we know there are many ways to create a spectacular and eye catching home exterior landscape, but it is hard to beat the incorporation of boulders for sheer dramatic effect and eye appeal.  Properly placed rocks and boulders can turn an ordinary landscape into a stunning showcase, and many homeowners […]

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4 Proven Methods for Better Lawn Watering in Colorado

The lawn around your home is one of the first things people will notice when they visit your Fort Collins or Colorado property. Having a healthy lawn makes your home a more enjoyable place to be during the most beautiful times of the year, and keeping it healthy doesn’t require very much work at all. […]

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