Urban Gardens, Inc. of Denver Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

  Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World Denver, Colorado, January 19, 2015 – Urban Gardens, Inc. of Denver, Colorado has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Design by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The landscape … Continue reading “Urban Gardens, Inc. of Denver Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award”

Updated Prairie Style

This client wanted to redesign their small front yard and porch with an updated prairie style for their craftsman home. The round columns installed by the builder were the only round element on the front elevation and they disliked the traditional white porch railing and steep, uninteresting composite wood steps with a railing. The round … Continue reading "Updated Prairie Style"

Plants that Repel Mosquitos

With all the rain Stapleton has had last fall and this year, there is a lot of concern about mosquitos.  Don’t spend our short but glorious summers being held captive inside by mosquitos.  Oils found in certain types of plants, especially herbs, are natural mosquito deterrents that will help keep your garden mosquito-free.  You can … Continue reading “Plants that Repel Mosquitos”

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”

WHY PRUNE?

If a plant is planted in the right place, minimal pruning will be required.  People often don’t do their research on a plant’s mature size and plant it in a space that is not big enough.  Windows may become covered or paths or gates may become obstructed by growth.  Furthermore, plants can be placed too … Continue reading “WHY PRUNE?”