Backyard firepit or fireplace

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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Add a backyard water feature

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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Repair Your Backyard Before the Winter

If something in your backyard has been broken during the summer, and it isn’t fixed yet, you need to get it fixed before the winter. It’s necessary to do repair work before the winter because the cold temperatures will not only destroy your chances of getting to the problem—the cold will also kill and freeze…
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All about water features

At Art of the Yard in Denver, we know that there are many factors to consider when choosing a water feature for your garden. Water features add interest, beauty, tranquility, and calm to any outdoor area. To find the right type for your space, you must consider the location, style, materials, and maintenance of it…
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Water feature benefits

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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Springtime pond maintenance

The benefits of having a pond or other water feature in your yard or garden are obvious.  The tranquility and grace of flowing water adds a peaceful sanctuary to your home and watching the koi in your pond can provide hours of unwinding and relaxing.  But it always seems as though the cleaning and maintenance…
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So you think you want a Koi pond

With these koi pond design tips from Art of the Yard, you’ll be well on your way to creating the perfect water feature for your backyard. Koi are relatively easy to care for, which has helped further their popularity. However, there are a few things you can do that will better ensure that they thrive.…

Fireplace or fire pit

Today, Art of the Yard in Denver discusses having a fireplace vs fire pit, as a lot of our clients want to know what the best choice for their backyards is. Here, you will be able to see the differences, benefits, and drawbacks of each, so read on to learn more. Fireplace Wood burning fireplaces…
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Keep your Koi fish happy in the winter

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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Do you have a house on a hill

If the answer is ‘yes’ then we know that this can make gardening a bit more difficult. It can also mean that creating a stunning stand-out impression can have you racking your brains. So, how about adding a retaining wall? Of course, it can help counter erosion problems by adding a level of stability. But…
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