Landscaping Your Hell Strip

The rectangular piece of lawn between the sidewalk and the street was historically known as the tree lawn but has also been referred to as the median strip, parking strip, right of way, boulevard and “hell strip.” Colorado horticulturist and author Lauren Springer said in a 2010 New York Times article, “It’s a strip and … Continue reading “Landscaping Your Hell Strip”

Affordable Home Services

If the question is “How to turn an unattractive yard or an unfinished basement into an exciting new living space that adds to the value and enjoyment of a home,” Stapleton residents Gregg Schulman, Geoff Seale and Sarah Christian, ASLA, have the answers with their affordable home services. Gregg started Affordable Home Services in July … Continue reading “Affordable Home Services”

Fall Bulb Planting Tips

By Sarah Christian, ASLA, Landscape Architect September 2004 Front Porch newspaper www.stapletondenver.com When is the best time to plant? – Fall is the time to purchase and plant spring flowering bulbs such as crocuses, daffodils, and tulips. Bulbs should be planted from late September through October so they can root well before the ground freezes. … Continue reading “Fall Bulb Planting Tips”