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Four Elements Landscape

Your Resource For Creating Your Own Outdoor Oasis

I love my cozy home, but I adore my backyard---especially in the summertime! It’s my oasis, my haven for serenity, birdwatching, barbecuing, gardening, entertaining, fire sitting, stargazing---you name it. To say I love my backyard is an understatement. So when I was asked to write this article featuring Four Elements Landscape & Outdoor Living (, in Littleton, Colorado, I was thrilled. John Van, its President, and his team are the perfect resource for creating a sanctuary of your own.

John and the Four Elements team have curated and developed a “strong passion for nature’s beauty,” as well as “a determination to reflect the elements of that beauty” in its clients’ landscapes. This is priority one for John. “Our clients... enjoy spending time outdoors all year round... so whether it’s a small patio with a fire pit or a covered patio with an outdoor kitchen and pool, [our clients] view the outdoors as an extension of their home.”

Commitment to innovativeness and quality workmanship are also top priorities, which are clearly reflected in client reviews. For example, client Marcia Littleton loves recommending Four Elements to all of her friends. “When I purchased this house,” she shares, “the yard was completely out of control—overgrown. It was horrible, and overwhelming.

“John designed an oasis for me... he transformed the yard into a mountain scene unlike anything I have ever seen... The neighbors couldn’t believe what he was able to do in just a few days... His crew comes in and removes all existing landscape and transforms it before your eyes. They work hard, clean up after themselves, and are always very polite...”

Rick Kimble, Association President of Glenn Oaks Townhouse Owners Association couldn’t agree more. “As a small HOA, finding the best contractor to replace timber walls, brick retaining walls, railing and steps in our complex was a challenge... We could not be more pleased with the price and workmanship... Four Elements... has completed several projects for the association since 2010... They have now taken over our landscaping maintenance and snow removal.”

Ready to create that backyard oasis or refresh your curb appeal? Visit Four Elements Landscape & Outdoor Living at 8177 W. Carder Court, Littleton, CO 80125, or call them at (303) 346-0837 to take the first steps.

Outdoor projects are intimidating. Let John and his team put you at ease!

The Four Elements team prides itself on understanding the most minute project details since beginning as a small family business. “We have firsthand knowledge [of] what materials work best for the project—and hands-on experience on [creating] high-quality projects that meet the client's needs and wants—and still stay within budget.” Plus, John shares:

  • "With our quality workmanship, our patios last for years without any issues.
  • We have a team of artisans [who] can craft any retaining wall out of various types of materials.
  • We are Coloradans, so we understand the weather here. We can design outdoor kitchens that can be used all year round."