If you like having a garden in your backyard or you just like to relax on your back patio, then keeping bugs and pests out of your yard is important to you. A privacy fence of at least six feet in height is important in helping you keep the critters out of your yard. There is not a lot you can do about birds and other pests with wings. But there are things that you can do with your backyard to help ensure that the bugs and pests common to the Roaring Fork Valley area do not intrude on your privacy and ruin your outdoor ejoyment.
Colorado is known for its wet weather, which means that there tends to be spots with a lot of standing water. When it comes to attracting mosquitoes and other bugs, nothing does the job quite like puddles of standing water. The best way to prevent standing water in your yard is to have your yard rolled when it is wet to work out all of the depressions and bumps.