Colorado Landscape Design Blog

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Designscapes Colorado: ALCC’s Annual Day of Service

April 24th, 2017

Designscapes Colorado has a strong commitment to staying involved with the local community. With that, we are big believers in charitably giving back to the community, and fostering growth among a younger generation. This Thursday, April 27th, we will be … Continue reading

Landscape Industry: Involving a New Generation

April 21st, 2017

The landscape industry is facing a huge shortage of skilled labor, not only here in Colorado, but across the nation. The problem can be attributed a majority of things and every industry professional will have a different reason as to … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Rabbits are more Foe than Friend

April 20th, 2017

That little bunny sitting out in your yard with the cute cotton tail and twitching nose could be a dangerous foe if he and his kids and cousins like the buffet served up in your landscape. Got clover? They love … Continue reading

A Deal too Good to be True: Watch Out for the Word “Free”

April 17th, 2017

Everyone loves a good deal, but the well known adage often holds some truth to it. “If it looks to be too good to be true, it probably is.” Right now, landscaping season is going into full swing. As the … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: 5 Ways to Love Your Landscape this Weekend

April 13th, 2017

With the snowfall behind us and nice weather ahead, the weekend offers a great time to launch the landscape season in your yard. Everything you do now will bring a great ROI for your efforts the rest of the growing … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: The Grass is Always Greener

April 10th, 2017

Have you ever wondered how your neighbor got his lawn so green this season? Have you wondered why golf courses in Cherry Hills, Greenwood Village, and Evergreen have such a lush color? Or why does the park down the street … Continue reading

Start Planning Your Landscape Now – The Denver Post

March 24th, 2017

Start planning your landscaping projects now. Here’s how. “Blah.” Does that word or something like it come into your mind when you gaze out at your yard? If it does, perhaps the next word should be thinking is: “landscaping.” That … Continue reading

Proud to be New Members of AIA Colorado

March 17th, 2017

Who is AIA Colorado? “AIA Colorado is a state-wide Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. We are the voice of the architectural profession in Colorado. As a membership organization for architects, designers, those working towards licensure and allied industry … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! What Do Your Plants Need Now?

March 10th, 2017

Here’s another Colorado conundrum: the snow pack is at 142% of average and reservoirs are at 106% of normal–but at least 52% of our state is experiencing some level of drought. Temps in February have been well above normal statewide–as … Continue reading

Student Career Fairs – Maximize Your Success

March 8th, 2017

Residential Construction Team Manager, Charlene Chacon and Senior Landscape Designer, Brian Breed were proud to represent Designscapes Colorado at this year’s career fair at Colorado State University on February 14th, 2017.   This event is a great way to reach … Continue reading