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Dress up your patio for the holiday

July 02, 2018
  By the 4th of July, we're into the backyard grilling and entertaining season and we want our decks and patios to look nice when we entertain. A tried-and-true way...

Designscapes Colorado featured in The New York Times

June 27, 2018
Our CEO, Phil Steinhauer, spoke to The New York Times about the problems and challenges with relying on the H-2B visa program lottery system for our seasonal team members....

Happy Pollinator Week

June 19, 2018
Once again, Governor Hickenlooper has officially proclaimed the third week of June - next week - to be Pollinator Week in Colorado. If you would like to make your yard more inviting to...

6 reasons why you should not over-react to the brown spots in your lawn

June 11, 2018
This heat wave in the 90-degree range looks like it will be with us for at least another week and many are concerned about what this means for their lawns. Some are showing signs...

Tip of the Week: Pretty plants that don't guzzle water

June 04, 2018
In Colorado, we love our landscapes and we are spending more time outdoors where we can enjoy them. With so much of our state in drought conditions and under water restrictions,...

Tip of the Week: Lawn problems?

May 29, 2018
Many property owners are wondering if their lawns just didn't wake up this spring from their long winter nap - and many lawns did not. Patches of dead lawn are prevalent along...

Tip of the Week: Info to know before you mow

May 22, 2018
Lawn mowing and outdoor maintenance season is upon us and that means getting equipment in good running order. If you have not yet started the mower or are teaching a young family...

Tip of the Week: Give Mom flowers in 2018's trending colors

May 13, 2018
  Frost appears to be out of the forecast which makes Mother's Day a great time to give mom plants she can enjoy outside beginning right now. Hot 2018 trends in...

Tip of the Week: Mail-order mite kills bindweed

May 09, 2018
  If you've gardened for even a few weeks in Colorado, you probably have a serious dislike for bindweed. It looks like a miniature version of morning glory that...

Tip of the Week: 10 Things to do to get a great garden

May 01, 2018
  Successful veggie gardens don't have to be complicated or exotic. A great garden grows, is harvested and enjoyed by a gardener who knows and follows 10 basic...

Tip of the Week: Go for Diversity

April 23, 2018
Spring is prime time for planting new trees. It gives them a long growing season to get settled into their new home. But before you select a tree or two and start...

Tip of the Week: Light pollution hurts more than the view

April 16, 2018
Did you know 80% of Americans can no longer see the Milky Way? Why? The cause is light pollution. Light pollution is not just an issue up in the sky for...