Colorado Landscape Design Blog

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Tip of the Week: Ready for the Fall Chill?

October 6th, 2017

Extend your outdoor living season The chill in the air these last few days reminds us much cooler days – and more of them – are ahead. Still, there will be many great days to enjoy outdoor living even when … Continue reading

Designscapes Colorado Celebrates 25 Years

October 2nd, 2017

On Monday, September 25th, Designscapes Colorado hosted our 25th anniversary. With our team slowly growing from just the founders and a pickup truck, we have grown to a full service landscape design, install, and maintenance company. With 4 teams focusing … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Ready to Pitch Petunias?

September 18th, 2017

As we feel fall in the air, we see some of our summer annuals looking tired. With the changes in season, it’s time to switch out the annuals and enjoy the colors of fall.   The warm days that are … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Late-Season Lawn Care Pays Off

September 8th, 2017

The calendar may still say summer. But in Colorado, the thermometer will soon be saying fall-ish. Daily highs will be getting cooler as daylight hours get even shorter.Have you noticed the cooler nights? Right now, average night-time low temps are … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: What Should I Plant Now?

August 31st, 2017

Toward the end of August and early September, conditions are prime to plant leafy greens, herbs, broccoli and root crops for fall harvest. These plants aren’t made for the long and intensely hot days of summer. The late-summer with cooling … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Want More Drama in Your Yard?

August 25th, 2017

Perennials never go out of style They show up in sensational shapes-from spikes and mounds to petals delicate and demur. Perennials offer ever-changing colors and textures. Some live in the sun, others like the shade. Consequently, many people are relying … Continue reading

How Do New Flowers Go from Idea to You?

August 21st, 2017

          Every year, growers around the country compete against one another to come up with the next colorful flower breed, that will hopefully one day end up in your yard. Thanks to our Designscapes Colorado flower … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Are Your Trees Ready for Winter?

August 14th, 2017

We often take trees for granted. We forget they are the most expensive part of our landscapes. And if we’re not caring for them properly, we’re not protecting our long-term investment. Many mature trees are worth thousands of dollars. As … Continue reading

Designscapes Colorado Gives Back

August 8th, 2017

Designscapes Colorado, as part of our 25th anniversary celebration, has partnered with Clayton Early Learning to bring a community garden to those who otherwise would not have access to fresh produce. Our team truly believes in giving back to the … Continue reading

Colorado Faces Construction Worker Shortage: Landscape Companies are Feeling the Impact

August 2nd, 2017

Colorado, specifically the Denver area, is facing a huge shortage of construction workers, and the green industry is feeling the impact. With more cranes in the sky than most major cities, we are expanding rapidly, and everyone is building. With … Continue reading