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Our Response to COVID-19

The past few weeks have brought tremendous change to our country as we all work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In these times of uncertainty, the expectations placed on each one of you are constantly changing and increasing in magnitude, which can be stressful and confusing.  Here at Jake’s Designs, we understand the […]

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Planning Your Homes Landscaping in Phases

How to set up a landscaping in phases to work within a budget and timeline Have you ever gone sightseeing in your town or city and longed for the kind of yards you see that are exquisitely well-kept, lush, inviting, and gorgeous? If you’re like many other homeowners, you probably would love to have landscaping […]

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Patios and Walkways in Colorado

Patios and Walkways in Colorado  – Pavers, Flagstone or Concrete? There are a few different ways to establish and build a nice patio or walkway in your backyard or outdoor living space.  The most commonly used materials include pavers, flagstone or concrete. This blog will dive into the pluses and minuses of each material so […]

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ZEROSCAPING? NO!!! Its XERISCAPING, and this is what it is.

We hear the term “Xeriscaping” thrown around a lot here in Colorado Springs.  So what is xeriscaping?  Xeriscaping is defined as landscaping of an area that requires minimal irrigation.  Basically, low water landscaping. Does this mean you spread rock across your entire yard with no plants as you often see here in the Colorado Springs […]

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Do I need to water my Colorado landscape plants in the winter

YES! You certainly do! Colorado is known as an arid climate with times of minimal moisture year round, including winter. All your landscape plants can greatly benefit from winter watering twice a month from October-March. Not only will winter watering reduce the risk of losing plants through the winter, but it will also help them […]

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How much does an average landscape cost

Your homes landscaping is an extension of the inside of your home and contributes greatly to your home’s value. It gives the outside of your home personality. Landscapes can cost anywhere from $5,000 to over $100,000 and there are many different factors which dictate the cost. As a good starting point, a general rule of […]

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Colorado Springs, CO Outdoor Lighting & Landscape Lighting

How Much Does the Installation of Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Cost?

How Much Does the Installation of Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Cost? During our consultations with clients and discussing with them their dream landscape, quite often on that list will be landscape lighting. However, often times once we discuss what the cost of a nicely planned lighting design will cost, it is the first item the […]

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