Colorado Landscape Design Blog

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Tip of the Week! Get Ready for the Growing Season

February 24th, 2017

February isn’t exactly the growing season in Colorado, but the season is just around the corner. Here are three things you can do right now to get our soon-to-be growing season off to a great start.   #1 – Get … Continue reading

1st Annual Subcontractor Appreciation Award Ceremony

February 20th, 2017

We are delighted to have been selected to attend the 1st annual Subcontractor Appreciation Award Ceremony and be honored as an Outstanding Partner in Construction by W.E. O’Neil Construction Company of Colorado.  

Tip of the Week! 2017 Color of the Year

February 17th, 2017

It’s “Greenery”–a yellow–green hue that links with the concept of “environment”–Color of the Year for 2017 named by the Pantone Color Institute. According to Pantone, Greenery is nature’s neutral that will remind us of those first, fresh days of spring. … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! Top Plants in 2017

February 13th, 2017

Just like 2017 is the year of the rooster in the Chinese calendar, 2017 also has a designated bulb, perennial, annual and edible. While a national designation, these “2017 Year of” plants offer noteworthy advantages for Colorado gardeners. Read on … Continue reading

2016 Face of Landscape Architecture & Construction – 5280 Home

January 16th, 2017

For 24 years, Designscapes Colorado has been Denver’s face of landscape architecture and construction integrating landscape design, construction and maintenance. Designscapes Colorado creates environments that capture the imagination, shaping a beautiful outdoor sanctuary perfect for the outdoor Colorado lifestyle. Owner … Continue reading

Tip Of The Week! How To Get Beyond Humdrum

January 13th, 2017

Even in the cold, snow and dreariness of January, there’s actually a lot of seasonal color and interest to capture the eye outside. It may not be in your yard – but it could be! Take time to look around … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! Think Spring…Even If It’s 5 Below Zero

January 6th, 2017

We may be knee deep in snow, but it’s a New Year and not too soon to think about what’s just a few months ahead in the growing season. This deep freeze reminds us there are things we need to … Continue reading

Christmas Blessing – Spiritual Landcapes

December 23rd, 2016

  Christmas is here and it is time to give thanks for all the absolution we received in the year 2016.  Never forgetting the essence of the holidays and always giving back to those in need; that is the spirit … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! Do 1 Thing To Save Plants From Deep Freeze

December 19th, 2016

Colorado’s temps are about to take a polar deep dive to hit digits below zero. Do you know the one quick measure you can take to protect them today while it’s still balmy? And did you know houseplants may need … Continue reading

American Workers – The Health of the Labor Market

December 14th, 2016

The current labor participation rate is at 62.6 percent with a continuous decline of unemployment since 2010. The private section has added 12.8 million jobs over 64 straight months which is the longest streak of private section job creation on … Continue reading