The Value of Hiring a Landscape Professional

Coloradans love their outdoor spaces, and it shows; the attention we pay to our outdoor patios, kitchens, water features and landscaping can rival the interiors of our homes. With that in mind, you should turn to a professional when it’s time to remodel or build that dream environment.

Hiring a professional to design, build and maintain your home’s landscape can save both time and money, along with being environmentally friendly.  What to consider:

  • A landscape architect often collaborates with an architect, interior designer and general contractor; this shared process typically results in a better design and fewer unplanned expenses. The synergy between the various groups helps create a cohesive, well-planned design, with smooth implementation and fewer cost overruns.
  • Professionals have access to the latest high-grade materials, which means your project is crafted with quality, long-lasting resources.
  • A landscape professional will be there long after the initial work is done to provide long-term maintenance and stand behind his or her products. Look for a well-established organization that carries industry certifications. An award-winning company has a proven track record of excellence.
  • A trained, experienced design team will consider the local climate, changing conditions and be able to select the right plant for the right place. Using proper construction techniques, mindful product sourcing and cutting-edge water management methods, sustainable design is at the heart of their work.


Michael Hupf is the owner and president of Lifescape Colorado, a Denver-based landscape architecture, construction and maintenance firm. View his profile or contact him at (303) 831-8310.


Content for this article provided by Lifescape Colorado.

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