Colorado Landscape Design Blog

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Red Idea Alley Festival

August 25th, 2016

As a thank you to the amazing community of entrepreneurs, businesses, and others who help make Boulder such a great place to do business in the Natural Products industry, we’re excited to announce the 3rd Annual Alley Festival! As always, … Continue reading

Lettuce on the Run Means Fall

August 24th, 2016

Bolting lettuce is flowering lettuce – but in a sense, that lettuce is also running away. It’s bolting from the growing season when we pick and enjoy it in our salads – and running off to produce seed. The long … Continue reading

All About the Curb Appeal

August 19th, 2016

The Denver Business Journal highlighted Designscapes Colorado Owner Philip Steinhauer in their 2016 June Luxury Homes edition. This article covered the ever changing world of landscape architecture and the evolution of outdoor spaces as it relates to modern demands. Check out … Continue reading

Shape and Prune for Winter Protection

August 12th, 2016

When we’re still hovering around the 90-degree range, it’s hard to think about the chilly days of winter when snow and winds ravage our plants. But now is the time to get plants in shape before the storms of winter. … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! Time to Prune Tomatoes

August 4th, 2016

Zucchini and peas are pick-able in our gardens now. But otherwise, we’re in the summer stall – waiting for the majority of our plants to ripen for the harvest. Besides watering and weeding, there are a few things we can … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! Perennials That Are More Than Pretty

July 29th, 2016

In the heat of the summer, we’re very aware that some plants take the heat better than others – and that some need more water than others to stay perky. Mother Nature reminds us through soaring temps that we need … Continue reading

Urban Landscape Technology – A Glimpse into Tomorrow

July 21st, 2016

Technologist and urban planners have been diligently working on transforming landscape technology for the past several decades.  These metamorphosis will forever change the way we undertake urban living. Smart Cities The concept for smart cites is simply phenomenal.  The objective … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! 3 Smart Ways to Cut Summer Water Bills

July 19th, 2016

If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer. With much of Colorado still hovering in the 90s, the heat wave drives up water used for showers, washing clothes and keeping … Continue reading

Japanese Beetles – The New Plant Invader

July 12th, 2016

Close encounter of the most destructive kinds.  The Japanese Beetle was first found in the United Stated in 1916 near Riverton, New Jersey.  They are known to be one of the most highly destructive mutilator of turf grass and landscape … Continue reading