Category Archives: Annuals & Perennials

What’s the difference between annuals and perenials? Annuals grow completely in one year; they germinate, produce seeds and flowers, then die. Perennials require more time to grow, and persist for more than one season.

Tip of The Week! What Your Yard Needs This Fall

The growing season is definitely winding down. Still, the glorious weekend ahead will be an ideal time to take an inventory of what still needs to be done in the yard before cold weather sets in. Here are four sustainable … Continue reading

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2016 Top Ten Design Trends for Residential Landscape

ASLA conducted the 2016 survey for the Top Ten Design Trends for Residential Landscape fielding from February 4 through February 18, 2016 with 803 participants.  ASLA, (American Society of Landscape Architects) is a nationwide professional association representing landscape architects with … Continue reading

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Tip of The Week! Time Saving Tips to Plant Spring Flowering Bulbs

We’re seeing pansies and mums – but we should be thinking tulips and daffodils! If you want to enjoy these first signs of spring next season, the time is now to plant spring-flowering bulbs. Here is a checklist to speed … Continue reading

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Cherry Hills Land Preservation Barn Party & Farmers Market Tours

Designscapes Colorado President, Philip Steinhauer and Residential Landscape Designer Brian Breed were proud participants at this year’s 6th Annual Cherry Hills Land Preserve Barn Party and Farmers Market Tour held September 17-18, 2016 at 1305 East Quincy Avenue in Cherry … Continue reading

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World’s Longest Table Charity Event – Evergreen Colorado

Designscape Colorado Employees had the pleasure of attending the 2016 World’s Longest Picnic Table Community picnic, charity event and an attempt to break the Guinness World Record. The current Guinness record for the World’s Largest Picnic Table is 211.82m (694 … Continue reading

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Tip of The Week! Flowering Plants & Herbs for The Indoors

The health effects of keeping plants indoors is well proven. They clear away pollutants such as household VOC’s, provide oxygen and with their beauty add to our sense of peace and tranquility. And now that the growing season is waning, … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! 6 Hardy Trees for Small Spaces

With Saturday, September 10 being National Planting Day, this weekend could be a good time to shop for hardy trees that can spiff up your landscape. Plant Select® has 3 small deciduous trees suitable for tough sites plus 3 conifers … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! Make A Pet Friendly Yard

It’s August 26 when dog lovers celebrate National Dog Day! While we’re feeling the love for man’s best friend, we should also make sure our landscapes love our pets so they stay happy and healthy when they are outdoors. If … Continue reading

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Red Idea Alley Festival

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

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Lettuce on the Run Means Fall

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

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