Some people's idea of outdoor living involves a lawn and possibly a fire pit. We think it can, and should, be so much more! Your Black Forest, Colorado outdoor living space should be inviting, dynamic, and functional. It should draw you in and make you want to linger. By working with one of our landscape designers, that's exactly the kind of welcoming space you'll get.
Whether it's hosting a neighborhood party in your new outdoor kitchen and dining area or enjoying the solitude of the fire pit on a starry winter evening, we can create your ideal outdoor living space. We design outdoor areas for both new construction and older homes because we believe that every home deserves the perfect outdoor setting.
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Working With an Outdoor Living Landscape Designer in Black Forest, CO
Our designers will work one-on-one with you to define exactly what you're looking for in an outdoor space. With our scaled design plans, you'll know exactly what to expect before the work even begins. Our transparent process ensures you'll always know what's happening now and what's up next in the journey to your stunning new outdoor living space.
A design professional can open your eyes to ideas and concepts you may never have thought of on your own. By revealing all of the possibilities of a luxury landscape design, they can help you design something that speaks to what you need and desire in your new outdoor living space. At Jake's Designs, we specialize in helping our clients enjoy their custom outdoor living areas all year-round.
Features We Can Incorporate into Your Landscape Design
Are drainage issues or a lack of privacy preventing you from enjoying your outdoor spaces? Landscape architecture can correct those problems and more! It can also enhance the appeal of your yard, increase your property value, and create an outdoor area you'll love.
Managing the Challenging Black Forest, Colorado Terrain with Drainage and Retaining Walls
Colorado's Front Range residents often face challenging yards that include various slopes, grades, and elevation changes. Drainage and runoff are also often an issue in these yards. Creating proper landscape drainage will help your plants thrive while preventing soft, squishy areas or even mosquito-breeding pools of stagnant water.
Turn your yard's issues into an advantage with our expertly designed and crafted retaining walls. These retaining walls can become a beautiful part of your yard's hardscaping. Hard surfaces such as wood, boulders, natural stone, brick, and concrete set off your softer landscaping beautifully while also providing functional outdoor living space. At Jake's Design, we are experts in balancing beautifully natural landscaping with just the right hardscaping accents.
Conserving Water with Xeriscape
Xeriscaping gives you a stunning landscape that isn't as thirsty for Colorado's precious water as conventional plantings. Whoever said that drought-tolerant plants can't be gorgeous? Meandering walkways and comfortable patios invite you to stroll through the garden and then linger to enjoy Colorado's abundant sunshine. Even if you opt for a water-saving landscape, don't deprive yourself or visiting wildlife of water!
Water features are one of the most popular additions to any outdoor space. The relaxing sounds of moving water help reduce stress. The soothing sound of a water feature can also help drown out the unnatural sounds that are now so much a part of daily living. Water features are more than just a simple fountain or bubbler. We can create a custom mountain stream complete with splashing waterfalls or pools to attract birds and wildlife to your yard. The possibilities for adding water to your yard are endless!
Creating Your Black Forest Getaway in Your Own Backyard!
Cozying up to a fire pit extends the amount of time you can spend enjoying the beautiful outdoors. A fire pit is especially welcome in Black Forest, where our 7,369' elevation can make even summer evenings chilly. Of course, if you want to spend time outdoors at night, you'll need proper lighting. Custom outdoor lighting solutions will let you appreciate your landscaping while enjoying your outdoor living space.
One of the most popular aspects of outdoor living involves eating food cooked over the grill. Food always seems to taste better when it's cooked outdoors! Whether you're looking for a custom pizza oven or a high-end full outdoor kitchen, Jake's Designs can accommodate your outdoor cooking needs.
Our Unique Design Process
- We start with a careful and thorough plan that combines your needs and desires with the realities of your property. These realities include the size of the property, drainage patterns, circulation patterns, sun azimuths, views, and your desire for privacy. We welcome pictures or ideas of design elements you would like to incorporate, too!
- Our preliminary site plan will combine all of these factors into a scaled drawing showing one cohesive design. We will discuss the various options in plants and natural materials that are available and help you choose your favorites based on their visual appeal, suitability for your site, and cost-effectiveness. We will then provide you with a cost estimate based on the site plan and the plants and materials you chose.
- We draw up a final plan showing a comprehensive planting layout and final budget. Upon your approval, we enter into a contract showing what you expect and what we will deliver!
- The exciting installation process begins with assigning a dedicated project manager and doing a Utility Locate, followed by soil prep, planting, and installation.
Your project is finished to your complete satisfaction and delight. Let the fun begin!
Why Choose Jake's Designs for Your Custom Outdoor Space?
We are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate in outdoor living spaces. Our design team will ensure that your new Black Forest, CO outdoor space meets or even exceeds your expectations. We will custom design a unique and beautiful space where you'll love spending your free time relaxing and unwinding from the stresses of your day. If you want the perfect outdoor entertaining area, we can design and install that, too.
There is no dream too big or desire too luxurious for Jake's Designs to handle. If you live in Black Forest, the Broadmoor area, Chipita Park, Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado Springs, Flying Horse, Monument, Rockrimmon, or surrounding areas, contact us today. Let us help you with the outdoor living space you deserve!
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See why our customers trust us with their outdoor living spaces and professional landscape design.
Landscaping Jobs at Jake’s Designs in Colorado Springs, CO
At Jake’s Designs, we're committed to delivering the highest quality services for homeowners in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area and surrounding neighborhoods. If you are looking for landscaping jobs and can commit to the highest quality and customer-focused culture, consider applying for one of our many opportunities!
To learn more, visit our careers page or contact us at (719) 271-2584.