Annuals & Perennials

Get a head start on Spring

August 13, 2018
  Plant now to give plants a head start next spring. Late summer and early fall provide us with a great time to add plants in our yards. Most of the real heat...

Refresh your garden with mid-season color

August 08, 2018
By early August, some annual flowers have lost their luster and you may also find a gap in perennials that are in bloom. Now is a prime time to refresh garden areas with...

Dress up your patio for the holiday

July 02, 2018
  By the 4th of July, we're into the backyard grilling and entertaining season and we want our decks and patios to look nice when we entertain. A tried-and-true way...

Happy Pollinator Week

June 19, 2018
Once again, Governor Hickenlooper has officially proclaimed the third week of June - next week - to be Pollinator Week in Colorado. If you would like to make your yard more inviting to...

Tip of the Week: Pretty plants that don't guzzle water

June 04, 2018
In Colorado, we love our landscapes and we are spending more time outdoors where we can enjoy them. With so much of our state in drought conditions and under water restrictions,...

Tip of the Week: Give Mom flowers in 2018's trending colors

May 13, 2018
  Frost appears to be out of the forecast which makes Mother's Day a great time to give mom plants she can enjoy outside beginning right now. Hot 2018 trends in...

Tip of the Week: We Can Plant 4 Months From Today

February 02, 2018
Gar dening in Colorado is a tough job. We can’t plant until mid-May due to frost, plants may be hailed out in June and it could snow in September. Still, we plant, water,...

Tip of the Week: Ready to Pitch Petunias?

September 18, 2017
As we feel fall in the air, we see some of our summer annuals looking tired. With the changes in season, it’s time to switch out the annuals and enjoy the colors of fall....

Tip of the Week: Want More Drama in Your Yard?

August 25, 2017
Perennials never go out of style They show up in sensational shapes-from spikes and mounds to petals delicate and demur. Perennials offer ever-changing colors and...

How Do New Flowers Go from Idea to You?

August 21, 2017
          Every year, growers around the country compete against one another to come up with the next colorful flower breed, that will hopefully one day...

Tip of the Week: Are Your Containers Losing Their Luster?

July 12, 2017
Mid-season fix-ups for flowers on the fritz¬† By early July, it’s common to have patio containers that are a mix of thriving flowers and foliage and some stragglers that...

The Journey of a Plant: Where did those Beautiful Flowers Come From?

May 25, 2017
  Designscapes Colorado is fortunate enough to have a plant acquisition expert who knows a thing or two about getting you the right kind of annuals. Armed with years of experience, and...