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Mowing Native Grass in Colorado

Mowing Native Grasses
in Denver, Colorado

Horizon Landscaping provides mowing of native grasses and fields in Denver and throughout Colorado. While mowing of native grasses and fields is not needed as frequently as traditional grasses, in order to maintain a beautiful looking property, cutting the grass is still needed from time to time. Let Horizon Landscaping take care of mowing your native grass and fields on your property to keep it looking its best.

Increased Use of Native Grasses and Fields in Colorado

In an effort to reduce the management of grass, businesses and HOAs in the Denver Metro and surrounding areas often consider the replacement of mowed, irrigated turf (bluegrass, fescues) with grass species that should require less maintenance (less/no water, infrequent mowing, no fertilizer, few pesticides). These areas are often referred to as “native grass” areas because their un-mowed (or less frequently mowed) appearance sometimes looks like that of an unmanaged, native prairie. High altitude grasses such as Indian Rice, Mountain Brome, Blue Gama Grass, Blue wild rye, Wheatgrasses, Arizona Fescue, Junegrass, Mountain Muhly, Little Bluestem, and Wester Wheatgrass grow natively throughout Colorado.

Why Cut Your Native Grasses?

The impact and management of these low maintenance/”native” areas can be a point of contention within HOA communities – especially for those who live adjacent to them and are most affected by their appearance and other potential impacts. Besides making your property look better, there are a variety of other reasons why you should mow these areas, including:

  • Avoid fines. Denver, Aurora, Lakewood, and many other cities in Colorado have ordinances requiring regular maintenance (cutting) of grass on private property.

  • Native grasses are weedy and can invade lawns and gardens.

  • Tall grass attracts unwanted wildlife (snakes, rodents, predators).

  • Provide safe access to water wells and other places on your property.

  • Native areas turn dormant during dry weather, becoming a fire hazard.

If you are unsure about what height you need to cut your grass, a good rule of thumb is that grass and weeds cannot exceed a height of six inches on residential or commercial property; however, you can look it up with your local government's website.

Do You Need the Native Areas of Your Property Cut Back and Cleaned Up?

Horizon Landscaping provides one time or regular native mowing of large properties. We are a full-service commercial landscaping contractor serving Denver Metro since 1983.

Call us today: 303.750.7868

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Your Trusted Commercial Landscaper in Denver, CO since 1983

The Horizon Property Services Process 

Get in Touch

Contact us by filling out one of our forms online or by giving us a call to schedule a complimentary estimate. By providing us with some details about your project, we will be more prepared to discus your project when we meet with you.  

Site Survey

One of our landscaping specialist will meet you on site to access your project. We want to understand you vision for the property and past pain points. We'll take measurements and notes in order to provide you with a quote for landscaping, enhancements, irrigation or snow removal.

Digital Plan

Once we understand your vision, we will use satellite imagery to get the most accurate measurements of each area of the property.  We then  put a proposal together and present it to you.  Modifications  are made until it perfectly meets your needs.


Once we have an agreement in place, we schedule a site walk with our Production Managers to ensure our field crews understand your expectations.  Then we  get to work to ensure that you have a well-maintained property that your clients, employees, and tenants will find attractive.  

Denver Area Clients We Love To Serve

Landscaping for Health Facilities such as hospitals and doctors offices
Landscaping For Museums and Entertainment
Landscaping for Resturants
Landscaping for Corporate offices
Landscaping for hosipitality, hotels, casinos, spas, and resorts
Landscaping for Libraries
Hotels for Entertainment and hospitality
Landscaping for Resturants and Franchisees

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