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Helpful Koi Fish Care Tips In Denver Winters

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Today, we discuss how to winterize your pond to ensure your water feature and your fish are protected. Now, the best indication of when it’s time to begin winterization is water temperature. An easy way to keep track of your water temperature is to tie a thermometer to a string and hang it in your…
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Koi Ponds Add So Much To Your Yard

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Beautiful Koi fish add so much to a garden. They seem to live at a pace of their own and can add a wonderful level of tranquility and style to any outdoor area. Might this be your garden project for 2020? If so, you’ll want to spend time considering the design and location possibilities, such…
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Natural Stone Garden Paths Make A Walk Enjoyable

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When you, your family, or guests are walking around your garden, there are a couple of ways you can help them stroll or dash as comfortably as possible. Both involve the use of natural stone. Firstly, for general pathways or patios, you may have noticed that, in Colorado, our summer days can be absolutely sizzling…
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Working with a landscape design team

Art of The Yard in Denver offers a few tips on what to do before getting started with a landscape designer. When designing your home’s new landscaping, having a good idea of what you want ahead of time can help make the process go a lot smoother for everyone involved. Read on to learn how…
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So, you want a backyard water feature

Is a backyard fountain right for you? To help you answer this question, Art of the Yard in Denver provides some tips and suggestions. There are many benefits to installing a water feature in your garden, which is why we are here to help you understand what it can do for your outdoor space. Centerpiece…
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Designing your backyard kitchen

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Art of the Yard in Denver has information about your outdoor kitchen area. What are we talking about? We are talking about setting up your outdoor space so that you don’t have to spend time working indoors when everyone else is out to play. By using this clever design concept, joining the party is easy.…
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Koi ponds in the winter

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While you could haul all your fish to an indoor tank for the winter or buy expensive pond heaters to keep your pond warm, neither may be the right option for you. Today, our experts at Art of the Yard in Denver, Colorado will present a variety of economical ways for keeping your koi pond…
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Backyard firepit or fireplace

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Art of the Yard in Denver would like to talk to you about fireplaces and fire pits. Here, you will be able to see the differences, benefits, and drawbacks of each, so read on to learn more. Fireplace vs Fire Pit: Safety Codes Fireplace Wood burning fireplaces produce a significant amount of smoke. Whereas gas…
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Factors to Consider Before Adding Outdoor Water Fountains

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An outdoor water fountain is a beautiful and exciting addition to any landscaping. Before you purchase a new fountain, though, there are some things you should consider. Price Outdoor water fountains can range in price greatly e. You should probably set a budget for your new water fountain up front and then use that to…
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Add a backyard water feature

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If you’ve added lush landscaping to your property and still feel like it’s missing some pizazz, get in touch with Art of the Yard in Denver to discuss installing a water feature. You don’t need a huge estate to put in a gigantic fountain out front or koi pond in the backyard. In fact, we’ve…
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