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What About Those Leaves?

October 24th, 2014

Did you know that leaves really don’t “turn” color per se?   The colors we see in fall leaves have actually been there all season long!    In the fall when the plants stop photosynthesizing, the leaves lose their green chlorophyll.  … Continue reading

Cheering For the Home Team!

October 23rd, 2014

Here at Designscapes Colorado, our company’s blood runs blue and orange! We want to wish our Broncos good luck during their tough season this year! We would like to extend an especially loud cheer to THUNDER the Bronco’s live mascot. … Continue reading

5th Annual DPS 8th Grade Career Fair

October 23rd, 2014

                  This week Designscapes Colorado’s design team participated in the Denver Public Schools 8th grade Career Fair. Companies in many different fields attended to give students more insight into their profession. The … Continue reading

A New Monument for the Quebec Highlands

October 21st, 2014

  Designscapes Colorado has been involved with the construction of a new monument in Thornton, Colorado. The monument is located at 1038th Avenue and Quebec Street in Thornton. This monument was designed for the Quebec Highlands neighborhood as an entrance … Continue reading

Extend your Outdoor Living Season

October 20th, 2014

Nice weather this week has been a reminder that fall can be glorious in Colorado.  There are many great days ahead to enjoy outdoor living even when there’s a chill in the air. The key to extending outdoor enjoyment beyond … Continue reading

Pumpkins, the Quintessential Fall Vegetable

October 17th, 2014

When many people think of the Fall season they think of carving pumpkins, spooky Halloween costumes, and brightly colored trees. Pumpkins are an essential part of the Fall season. Besides going to a local farmer’s pumpkin patch or grocery store … Continue reading

The Great Pumpkin Haul

October 13th, 2014

Picture this: It’s a brisk, beautiful fall morning, you have your best running gear on and you are feeling great. You can feel the earth beneath your feet and can taste ….. pumpkin? Why would you be tasting pumpkin you … Continue reading

Time to Tuck Your Garden in For Winter

October 10th, 2014

Veggie growth in most edible gardens is about done because of the cooler night-time temps and fewer hours of daylight.  With less going on, it’s time to think about fall clean-up. There may still be a few green tomatoes and … Continue reading

Trim up your Fruit Trees for Fall

October 10th, 2014

Winter storms and snow accumulation can wreak havoc on your fruit bearing trees. The Fall season is a great time to prepare to trim your fruit trees. You want to trim fruit trees after they have dropped all of their … Continue reading

Fall Composting

October 8th, 2014

With the Fall season well underway many people are setting aside their weekends to clean up their gardens and prepare their home for cooler weather. When you are cleaning up your garden it may be tempting to throw debris into … Continue reading