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Get a head start on Spring

August 13, 2018
  Plant now to give plants a head start next spring. Late summer and early fall provide us with a great time to add plants in our yards. Most of the real heat...

Refresh your garden with mid-season color

August 08, 2018
By early August, some annual flowers have lost their luster and you may also find a gap in perennials that are in bloom. Now is a prime time to refresh garden areas with...

Need a landscaper? 5 things to look for in a landscape company

July 30, 2018
Photo by David Lauer Photography Landscapes are an extension of your home to be enjoyed throughout the seasons. Though it adds value, it is a big investment. It is important...

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...