10 Innovative Ideas To Give Your Patio An Upgrade

A patio with a seating area, a dining table, and an outdoor kitchen.

A patio is a lovely addition to any home, but many homeowners find themselves unsure of what to do with their patio space. Rather than letting a beautiful deck or balcony go to waste, here are just a few patio ideas to finally make the outdoor space you’ve always wanted. From quick fixes like patio […]

Ways to Use Pavers in Your Yard

A contractor lays out pavers to be installed as a pathway.

A beautifully landscaped yard is a mix of soft and hard materials. Vegetation, stone, and wood all come together seamlessly to create visual interest and function for your space. At Cottonwood Landscapes, we focus on landscaping and hardscaping that brings luxury and function together. Pavers are an ideal way to accent your yard’s best features, […]

Find Warmth Outside, This Winter

Winterizing Our Landscaping It never ceases to amaze how quickly the year flies by. At one point, we’re ringing in the first day of summer, and poof! Winter is almost here. With so much rain and snow already making an appearance all over Utah, it is wise to turn one’s attention to winterizing our yard […]

Upgrade Your Home with a Covered Patio

Exterior covered patio

Imagine the tranquility of sitting on the back patio during a rainstorm: the sound of water hitting the overhead roof; the cozy heat from the outdoor fireplace; you, nestled comfortably on the outdoor furniture, a book in your hand. This dreamy scenario is one that we’ve heard about many times over the years, as we […]

7 Elements That Make a Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchen and living space by Cottonwood Landscapes

A mark of luxury living in is an outdoor kitchen. This is an area where you can do more than just grill burgers with friends. It’s an outdoor experience worth investing in, and there are some very talented Salt Lake City landscapers to do the job.  Like any major upgrade, you’ll want a carefully curated […]

Brilliant Summer Backyard Design

friends gather in backyard

We don’t know about you, but we are absolutely psyched for the upcoming summer weather. The sun is setting later each day, and the chillier nights are warming up a bit. Soon backyard barbeques will ensue with the aroma of Texas-style brisket in the smoker, gazebo furniture with cerulean-colored pillows will adorn patio slabs, twinkle […]

Water Feature Ideas for Utah Backyards

water features for utah

Spring is around the corner, so it’s time to consider fresh landscape designs for your yard. If you want to add instant curb appeal, consider adding a water feature to your property. Choosing the right kind can create a welcoming focal point in any garden.

How to Maintain Your Backyard Pond

Pond water feature in backyard

Water features and backyard ponds add beauty to your landscape, provide a focal point for your outdoor living spaces, and increase the value of your home. There’s more to building a backyard pond than digging a hole and filling it with water, but it’s a project you can do yourself with a few installation and […]

How to Make Your Yard Perfect For Summer Parties

The air is warmer, and the days longer. Spring is in full swing, much to our relief. Winter has its moments of beauty and fun, but spring is when life gets just a little bit brighter. It’s also the perfect time to get started on your yard maintenance and outdoor home improvement projects. There’s something […]

Best Water Features For Your Backyard

When it comes to landscape design, one of the most stunning components you can have, is a water feature. Whether it’s for fun, like a pool, or purely just for aesthetics, such as a koi pond, we know that adding a water feature will take your yard from mediocre to the talk of the neighborhood.