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The perfect addition to your landscape in 2016? A natural, private oasis, of course!

Imagine a swimming pool in Colorado that provides fun and beauty all year. Wait, all year?!? It is absolutely possible and Outdoor Craftsmen can design and build it for you...

Winter.

Outdoor Craftsmen doesn’t slow the pace in winter (tempting though that may be). Winter is one of our busiest and favorite seasons...

The beauty of curves.

The very essence of Outdoor Craftsmen’s handiwork in nature begins with curves; those gradual, smooth, hopeful , meandering lines that lie at the core of life’s first principle: growth. Our designs are imaginative concepts that are always growing, yet never quite covering the same ground.

Our landscape designs invite you to sit for awhile...

Many of the plants and trees we use when designing are intended to create a space that is easy to enjoy, but difficult to leave. No matter how beautiful a garden, it must first entice you to pause, relax and reflect. We don’t want you or your visitors feeling distracted or unsettled...

Connecting to the land.

Human beings energetically interact with the objects and people in their environments, and eliminating and purging sources of stagnant energy and negativity creates space for new experience and inspiration to enter and flow into life.

A sense of place.

What we strive for. We craft more than landscapes, we craft lifestyles where appreciation for the land you live on gives you a sense of place, and sets a pace...

Ecotherapy.

The best benefits of having a beautiful outdoors right outside your door. Six amazing things that happen when you spend time in nature...

Well hello lovely.

Many of our clients tell us that one of the things they enjoy most about their Outdoor Craftsmen landscape is strolling along the paths of their landscape and gardens for no other reason than to ‘see what’s new’...

Artists who love the land.

A landscape artist is a sort of magician who creates a whole world on a piece of land. Trees thick with foliage; water that soothes, splashes, cools; grasses that bend to full ethereal effect in a gentle breeze...

Ruminations.

“...There is a symbolic as well as actual beauty in the migration of the birds, the ebb and flow of the tides, the folded bud ready for the spring...

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