Winter Watering for Healthy Spring Growth

High altitude plantings are susceptible to drought injury even in the middle of winter. Summit County's winter climate consists of low-moisture content, high winds, and minimal sunlight. The snow is also very dry, only providing 1" of water per every 12" of snow. This creates the ultimate combination for exposure to winter drought. Winter watering to supplement natural precipitation ensures healthy spring growth and combats drought injury to landscapes. Winter drought injury can sometimes damage parts of the tree or kill the tree. If the injured planting survives, it will then be more susceptible to disease and insect infestations. Determine if Winter Watering is Necessary: Determine landsca

Understanding the Neils Lunceford Design Process

When a landscape architect designs a landscape for its clients – taking a vision and developing it through to construction – it is known as the design process. Understanding the various steps in the design process can help you understand how a professionally designed landscape brings all the elements, from the house to the driveway to garden, together into one seamless product. The design process begins when the landscape architect meets with its clients to understand their needs and desires. This includes gathering information about their lifestyles, activities, goals and their budget. It also determines what time commitment – if any – the clients are willing to put toward maintaining their

Neils Lunceford is based in Silverthorne Colorado, with a full service office in Tabernash. We are committed to serving the landscaping needs of Summit County, Grand County, and Eagle County.  


Contact us for a free landscape consultation.

Silverthorne   970.468.0340                  Tabernash     970.887.3977

Mailing Address: PO Box 2130

Silverthorne, CO 80498

Physical Address: 740 Blue River Pkwy Silverthorne, CO 80498

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