We just completed our latest residential project in Arvada and I thought I would share some photos of the project:
Notice the overgrown and poorly placed shrubs that the builder had originally put in (in the “before” slides). Not much thought went into the original plant selection. I can’t blame the builder entirely, as they typically hire a landscape company to knock out a bunch of inexpensive landscapes in one fell swoop. But this goes to show that a poor landscape design can have a negative lasting impact on a builder/developer’s image. It may have looked OK the day it was installed, but they chose plants that were too large for the space- not to mention downright boring. A couple of rows of 4 shrubs of the same species doesn’t cut it if you want to be competitive today with buyers and homeowners.
With our help, the owners now have a well thought-out landscape that will also require less maintenance and water. No more mowing and trimming all that sod right up against the back fence- instead they can enjoy plantings and a water feature to look at out their back window and from their deck!
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