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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.

Live Chat with Expert Gardeners

August 26th, 2014

There is a great opportunity for you to have your gardening questions answered by master gardeners every Monday throughout the Summer. CBC radio station is hosting on air live chats with Master Gardeners. Master Gardeners have studied horticulture extensively and have completed … Continue reading

The Emerald Ash Borer: Coming Soon to a Community Near You

August 25th, 2014

The Emerald Ash Borer is a small insect that is native to Russia and China. The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive species that has the ability to move quickly through a population of trees. Over the last 12 years … Continue reading

Help your Landscape Love your Pet

August 25th, 2014

While we enjoy the outdoor ambiance in our yards, we sometimes lose track of the fact that plants we love can be downright toxic to dogs and cats.   A few plant adjustments and other pet-friendly accommodations can make the … Continue reading

Gardening in August

August 21st, 2014

As August winds down and cooler weather begins to sink in you may be thinking that gardening season is over. But don’t give up on gardening just yet. It is bulb planting season. August is a great time of year … Continue reading

Fires in the Fall

August 20th, 2014

                      As the summer winds down and the weather turns cooler, many people search for a way to enjoy their outdoor living space. One great way to enjoy the outdoors … Continue reading

Dedication and Commitment is Abundant at Designscapes

August 19th, 2014

This past Saturday two of Designscapes Colorado’s employees were tested for softscape installation. The two employees tested were Gabriel Leon and Chris Stone. The testing was for PLANET, the Professional Landcare Network. Planet is a nationwide trade association that has … Continue reading

Columns & Coffee

August 19th, 2014

The Institute of Classical Art and Architecture promotes and advocates for the classical traditions of architecture and its allied arts. The ICAA promotes the education of students, professionals, and the general public in classical architecture. The ICAA hosts classes, lectures, … Continue reading

There’s Still Time to Plant

August 18th, 2014

Mid-August when many plants are mature and looking their best is a great time to explore nearby gardens and take stock of plants you might want to add to your yard before the growing season ends. Once the hottest days … Continue reading

Get your Herb Garden Going

August 14th, 2014

Almost nothing can compare to a fresh summer meal with freshly picked herbs from the garden topping it. Fresh homegrown herbs are a great way to increase the taste of your food. Not only are herbs tasty but they can … Continue reading

With Kids/Pets, Deal with Mushrooms

August 11th, 2014

Have you found mushrooms popping up in the lawn or other areas in your yard? If so, you may be wondering what, if anything you should do with them.  If you have children or pets, it’s wise to eradicate the … Continue reading