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The Butterfly Effect

By Katie Kramer

The definition of Butterfly Effect, as described by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is “a property of chaotic systems (such as the atmosphere) by which small changes in initial conditions can lead to large-scale and unpredictable variation in the future state of the system.” According to the Butterfly Effect, a principle of Chaos Theory, a butterfly flapping its

Lessons in Leadership: The Seattle Project

By Cheri Stringer

When I read an article this weekend about leadership, it resonated so completely with my current growth and passion for leadership. It inspired me to write the essay below about the leaders that influenced me in my life:

I was exposed to amazing leadership in my tenure with the Seattle Project in my early 20’s. As

The Lost Experience

By Cheri Stringer

Almost every week, I take some of my time to explore the English language. I’m fascinated by its effect on our lives, especially words that describe nature and their interminable ability to recharge us, heal us, and ground us in beauty and peace.

In this search I was looking for words to describe and define the

The Unexpected Journey

By Cheri Stringer

When I was growing up, I often wandered outside through the open land around my home. I reveled in the exploration of the simplest things like whittling sticks, brushing the frost from emerging leaves, and making forts out of twigs and brambles. I followed streams of water wherever they would lead, experiencing the sheer joy of discovering

A Reflection on the Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

By Emma Jackson

On Monday, the world watched as the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burned. The media was flooded with video and imagery of the Cathedral aflame, and people around the world paid respects to the tragic loss of the 850-year-old representation of history and tradition. The loss of the iconic spire, the cathedral’s sacred spaces, and

Maroon Bells

TLC is working on the landscape design of a large property in Berthoud, Colorado. The property sits atop a large hill, on Buehler Acres Drive, overlooking swathes of fields to the North, and the magnificent Front Range to the West. The site has substantial grade changes with the North end of the property being far lower than the south,

Profile: She Explores

The Profiles feature of our blog highlights companies we are inspired by. We are excited to feature She Explores, a growing resource for the creative outdoors woman.

She Explores is a non profit website for inquisitive women in the outdoors, on the road, and besides exploring the natural world.

Something happens to us when we step outside.


TLC Gardens featured in Daily Camera

TLC Gardens is thrilled to be featured in the Business section of Daily Camera in an article titled “Reconnecting People to Nature.”

You can read the full article here:


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 Gardens announces new Operations Manager

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Luke Ames as our new Operations Manager. Since starting work at TLC Gardens, he has become an invaluable member of our dynamic team.

Luke has brought new levels of transparency, communication and standards to our construction projects and continues to show an exemplary commitment to his role as an employee and