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Commercial Landscaping & Landscape Design in Fort Collins

Introduction In the dynamic business landscape of Fort Collins, Windsor, Loveland, and Timnath, the exterior of commercial properties plays a crucial role in making a lasting impression. Backes Landscaping, a trusted name in the region, understands the significance of creating outdoor spaces that not only enhance the aesthetics but also contribute to the overall success […]

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A Guide to Selecting Plants & Trees for Northern Colorado’s Climate

Introduction Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Northern Colorado, Fort Collins, Windsor, and Loveland boast a unique climate that demands careful consideration when selecting plants and trees for your outdoor spaces. Backes Landscaping, a trusted landscaping partner in the region, understands the nuances of this climate and can help you create a thriving garden that […]

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Survival Tip: Ditch Your Car, Invest in your Home & find Alternative Transportation

Survival Tip: Ditch Your Car, Invest in your Home As the economy slows in Fort Collins and the US, you may be looking at ways to scale back to deal with a job loss or increasing financial insecurity by using alternative transportation.  If you are trying to save money, it may be time to think […]

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5 Natural Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away in Fort Collins

5 Natural Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away in Fort Collins Mosquitoes are one of the most frustrating insects that can invade your home and your yard. They drink your blood, carry diseases, and leave you feeling itchy. With the increasing number of mosquitoes bringing diseases from other countries, you must keep them away from you […]

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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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6 Landscaping Tips to do Before Winter

Landscaping Tips Fort Collins Let it SNOW! Winter is upon us here in Fort Collins and it’s time to tend to your landscaping. There are a few things that you’ll want to be ready with before the ground freezes. It’s easy to feel like next spring is so far off, but you’ll be so much […]

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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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