Colorado Landscape Design Blog

Welcome to the Designscapes Colorado news and blog. We will discuss landscaping news as well as sharing insider tips from our landscaping experts. You can leave a comment or question and communicate directly with our professional staff.

Make Room for Our State Flower

April 29th, 2016

As the hiking season gets underway, we’ll stroll past Columbine growing entirely on their own in the high country without support from any humans. It’s a miracle of nature that a spec of a seed matures to this stately and … Continue reading

Resident Hawk – Welcoming Mr. & Mrs. Swany

April 28th, 2016

  Designscapes Colorado has the pleasure of having two Swainson Hawks take residency on our property after their record breaking yearly migration.   Every year these raptors migrate in large flocks, called kettles, which contain thousands of birds traveling approximately … Continue reading

What are the Benefits of Hiring a Professional Landscape Design Company?

April 26th, 2016

    Landscaping is a unique balance of enhancing the natural features outside your home to create an environment that is both attractive and functional.   Trying to self-create these features can generate a multitude of pitfalls you initially might … Continue reading

2016 Day of Service – ALCC

April 21st, 2016

2016 DAY OF SERVICE Friday, April 22, 2016   Get involved with ALCC’s 2016 Day of Service projects. This is one time we come together to give back within our communities – and everyone leaves at the end of the … Continue reading

Which Lawn Care Myths Do You Believe?

April 15th, 2016

What Americans think they know – and really don’t know – about lawn care might surprise you. Up to 64% of Americans who have a landscape believe faulty information about lawn care. And since about 81% of us do most … Continue reading

How Steinhauer Tied Leadership to Community Service

April 13th, 2016

It took a lot of planning for Phil Steinhauer, CEO of Designscapes Colorado, to pull off the leadership training event for his entire management team one afternoon last December and keep the details of what followed a secret from all … Continue reading

Colorado Gardening – Pros & Cons

April 11th, 2016

Colorado has earned the nickname of “Colorful Colorado” due to its splendid scenery of mountains, rivers, plains, wildlife and lavish landscaping. Don’t underestimate the significance of its beauty because gardening in Colorado can tend to be problematic and present many … Continue reading

Protect Plants During the Weekend Storm

April 8th, 2016

Today’s spring beauty may be gone tomorrow. A major spring snowstorm is on the way to Colorado’s Front Range and this is not welcome news if you love your landscape. Spring snows are wet and clingy.  Rather than powdery flakes … Continue reading

Consider Dog Tuff™ Turf

April 4th, 2016

Looking for an easy care turf grass that requires minimal water, mowing, and fertilizing? This new selection could be something to consider if you’re shopping for a new lawn this season. Here are some of the benefits of the new … Continue reading

Bright Ideas with Outdoor Lighting

April 1st, 2016

You’ve trimmed and pruned all your plantings, aerated your lawn, installed all the new age landscape features known to man and now what??  You’ve worked diligently to cultivate and refine your magnificent landscape so there is no reason why it should be masked … Continue reading