Outdoor spaces are wonderful for gathering, relaxing, reflecting and dining. This modern space in the Stapleton neighborhood of Denver intergrates the architecture of the home, its clean lines and acute angles help the area become an extension of the home. The custom wood and metal screen adds privacy and sets off the space with its contemporary look. The decorative concrete wall with Ipe bench is a perfect place to gather around the fire pit to rest, recharge and converse with family and friends after a long day.
Raised planters are a perfect addition to any landscape, they add vertical interest, help define the space and can even act as extra seating. The raised planter in this central Denver landscape was constructed using Arizona Buff strip stone with thick capstone on top. We also placed a Camapnia Girona water feature that is simple yet elegant visualy, it also adds the soothing ambiance of trickling water to the space. We then topped it all of by adding in a mix of annuals surrounding the water feature, some LED lighting and whala a beautiful raised planter for your enjoyment.
Pathways help create interest in the landscape as well as creating physical links between one part of the landscape to the other. The pathway in this Denver landscape was made using dimensional flagstone steppers that create a sinuous passageway through the lush plantings and into the yard beyond. The custom iron pergola with entry gate makes the path through this side yard inviting and the Hydrangea tree acts as a focal point that draws you into the space. The lush plantings of Hosta, Cranesbill and Iris give the path visual texture and the LED lighting adds a subtle glow not only to the path but to landscape as well.
This contemporary court yard located in Denver Colorado is a wonderful place to sit and enjoy your favorite book or to entertain friends around the cast stone fire pit. The paver patio adds interest to the area with a blend of colors and the strip stone walls that make up the raised planter can also be used for extra seating. The hand carved Travertine water feature not only looks unique but also adds a nice sense of tranquility with the sound of the water splashing off the rocks below. We added in some low voltage LED lighting so you can enjoy the space not only during the day but at night as well.
This modern delight located in Denver is a quaint and cozy courtyard that provides a wonderful space to sit and contemplate or have a nice glass of wine with a friend. The 3form panels provide a modern yet unique flair that helps create this outdoor living space. The led outdoor lighting highlights these focal points along with the bio-ethanol fire pits and annual flower pots that help bring in color and warmth to this amazing space.
The Colorado Garden and Home Show is getting ready to kick off this weekend at the Colorado Convention Center February 15th – 23rd. Stop by Mile High Landscaping and Creative Living’s booth where we will be showcasing our fire features, water features, custom benches, plate art and pots. You can come by and discuss your upcoming landscaping needs with us at our brand new booth which will be highlighting some of the different landscape design features that Mile High landscaping offers such as paver patios, seat walls, outdoor kitchens, arbors and low voltage lighting. The Colorado Garden and Home Show is a spectacular nine-day event with 14 professionally landscaped gardens and more than 650 companies who can help you learn about innovative gardening and home improvement ideas. So grab the family and come on down to the show and don’t forget to stop by and say hello!
Please stop by Creative Living’s booth at the Progreen Expo, Located at the Colorado Convention Center Feb. 11-14th. We will be showcasing our different lines of water features, fire pits, pots and outdoor furniture as well as some of our outdoor art. Progreen offers more than 300 exhibits and 100 education sessions where you can learn from leading landscape industry experts. So stop on by and discover some new products, services and network with others in the landscape industry. See you there!
We created this wonderful modern oasis in Denver with a little bit of everything , from a custom water feature that wraps around the entire upper patio, to floating concrete stairs that connect the two patios together. The beautiful gas driven fire feature can be seen from several rooms inside the house as well as the led lighting that highlights all of the custom features this landscape has to offer.
This masterpiece of a water fountain was custom made for our client. The back of the house faces a busy street and we wanted to do something special to screen out the traffic and create some privacy for our clients to relax and enjoy their outdoor living space. The rustic and elegant design for the wall thought to create a private nook with small arched windows to let light into the space and create interest beyond the wall. A simple but elegant fountain has water falling out of a copper pipe into a basin that cascades down into a larger fluted basin where water trickles out to a patio level pool. The water falling creates an orchestra of relaxing bubbling sound. The browns and tans of the background tile contrast in color and texture with the strong balance of the stucco wall. As mists of water coats the flagstone patio, a shiny sheen appears and gives the flagstone a golden color. Glazed ceramic garden pots from Creative Living give life to plants and add smooth shapes to the corner making for a balanced view.
This is a landscape project Mile High Landscaping installed and jumped at the opportunity to work with local Landscape Architects at Elevate by Designs. The project aligned with Mile High’s landscape style and we enjoyed installing this modern contemporary outdoor living space. The modern arbor was built out of steel beams and gives the space a strong anchor point for the family dining area with rustic wooden patio furniture. The space was divided up and a separate area was created for family and guests to relax by the cozy natural gas fire pit. The crushed glass reflects the warmth of the flames and adds additional sparkles. The high concrete and stuccoed seat wall lets visitors sit and enjoy conversation on the exotic tiger-wood bench. Elements of nature were brought in closer by adding large decorative landscape boulders that give extra texture and natural color to this modern patio. The yard offers plenty of greenery and privacy from nearby neighbors. Simply a fantastic space to relax, have a cook out and enjoy family and friends.