Art of the Yard Blog

Within the pages of our landscaping blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to landscaping.

The Benefits of a Water Feature

Your backyard is almost perfect, but there’s something missing. A custom water feature could be just the thing to turn your space into a relaxing retreat. A water feature can help reduce stress, block unwanted noises such as traffic sounds or noisy neighbors, and raise your property value. Art of the Yard water feature contractors…
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Solving your pond’s dirty water problems

Art of the Yard provides the best landscaping designs, but today we want to discuss the reasons for dirty pond water in custom water features. These include: 1. Debris tea: When the pine needles and leaves fall, they release tannin which turns the water an unpleasant shade of brown. 2. Sediment stew: This is wet…
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6 fish that are ideal for your koi pond

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Custom water features like a Koi pond are a great way to set your yard apart. It’s important to make sure your pond is appropriate for your climate and that you choose fish that will do well in this setting. Goldfish and exotic goldfish are two great choices for this, because they have a classic…
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How Do I Get Started with Fire Feature Design?

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Here’s a bit of information from Art of the Yard in Denver, Colorado about the basics of fire feature design. In modern outdoor living, fire features are consistently turning up as one of the top “must haves.” In the beginning, most trends focused on moveable features like a freestanding metal fire bowl or a ceramic…
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Spring Koi Pond Care in 8 Super Easy Steps

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Art of the Yard in Denver wants to remind you that it’s time for Spring koi pond care. It’s not too difficult, and you can do it yourself if you want to tackle the job. Just follow these easy steps provided by our friendly experts and you’ll be ready to go. Winter is coming to…
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The Benefit of Outdoor Wall Fountains: Beauty and Bliss

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Home and garden renovations can be an expensive undertaking, so choosing the right decor for your renovation is a big deal. Whether it’s for your home, a guest house or business, investing in your outdoor decor is almost as important as your indoor aesthetic. If you’re looking to make a splash with a beautiful showpiece…
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How to Maintain a Koi Pond in Winter

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With the arrival of fall in Denver comes the need for sprinkler blowouts, adding weather stripping and other home preparations for the cold weather. So, what about your koi pond? At Art of the Yard, we typically install koi ponds during warmer months, so when the temperature starts dropping, our customers naturally have questions about…
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2018 Atlantic Professional Contractors of The Year

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Art of the Yard owners, Shane Hemphill and Heath Webb, are honored to have been named the 2018 Atlantic Professional Contractors of the Year. They were on-hand to receive this amazing award while attending the Second Annual Atlantic Professional Conference in Cleveland, Ohio earlier this month. This accolade truly reflects our commitment to providing clients…
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