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Polaris Escape

Last fall, TLC Gardens began working on an exciting residential project in Boulder: Polaris Escape. The aim was to give the clients just that: an escape outside. The shape and position of the outdoor spaces were designed to create a connection to the native areas in the landscape.

The primary goal for the client in Polaris Escape was to

TLC Gardens completes “Tennis Portico”

A creative work of art, “Tennis Portico” showcases a custom firepit, flowing curved beds that wrap around the tennis court, and accents which elevate the space – such as the custom steel gate off the main patio.

TLC Gardens breaks ground on “Mesa Fire”

We’re excited to begin work on our “Mesa Fire” project. This project is a modern design with a twist of fire and barn wood. Barnwood and pipe screens frame a modern fire pit and casual seating area for the small family.

Here’s the before photo:

 

And here is our vision! Check back in a few months for photos

We are passionate about our National Parks!

TLC Gardens is proud to support and will donate a % of our profits to the National Parks. For every Design/Build contract, TLC Gardens will donate $500 to Glacier, Yellowstone, Rocky Mountain or Redwood National Parks.

We love giving back to nature!

Now is the time to begin planning your spring landscape – contact us to start a dialogue

TLC embraces sustainability! 

One of our company values is ecological stewardship and we integrate this into our design/build process through the use of re-purposed and recycled materials, proper site drainage to protect our watershed, sustainable use of our natural resources, plant material suited to our region, and low water irrigation systems with integrated technology.

TLC Gardens announces new Foreman

We are pleased to announce Shane Curley as our new Foreman. Shane comes to TLC Gardens with ten years of experience in design build craftsmanship.

Shane has a passion for building quality crafted outdoor spaces. Shane adds a positive upbeat attitude to our construction project sites. His background in landscape construction, carpentry and steel work allow him to add

TLC embraces transparency!

Our clients value our up-front design/build contracts, weekly reporting on project status, and daily site photos. They see their project’s progress and our easy to read Schedule of Values means no surprises when progress payments are due. 

Featured Project: Western Exposure

Our Western Exposure project won a Bronze Award in the 2016 International Landscape Design Awards from the Association for Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) for the category “Residential Projects over $100,000”.  The clients were doing a complete remodel for this modern home concurrent with developing an integrated landscape plan.

Design solutions needed to meet the client goals were developed with

TLC wins 2017 APLD Landscape Design Awards

The Association for Professional Landscape Designer’s (APLD) International Landscape Design Award winners have been announced for 2017 and TLC Gardens is excited to announce that 2 of our projects have won awards (Silver and Bronze)! These awards honor the best in Landscape Design by APLD members. Our winning designs will be featured in the association’s annual award issue

In the Press: Spring Gardening Ideas from Garden Design

A recent article in the Spring 2017 issue of Garden Design magazine features advice from Cheri on how to “Personalize with Customizable Landscape Materials”. See the full article on Spring Gardening Ideas here!