Category Archives: Parks

Tip of the Week: Fight Crime with Daisies

Whether we recognize it or not, simply being around greenery has a calming effect that helps people relax and will even deter crimes and acts of violence. Researchers have found that in densely populated areas such as inner city public … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! Top Plants in 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

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2016 Face of Landscape Architecture & Construction – 5280 Home

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

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

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

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Christmas Blessing – Spiritual Landcapes

  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

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Innovative Water Features – H2O Will Never Look the Same

Powered then by gravitational forces and animals to provide pumping of water… Powered by steam engines… Powered by electricity… Powered now by alternate solar… Engineering technical advancements of water features have proven too cultivated into something we can only dream of. … Continue reading

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Tip Of The Week! 3 Gifts That Are Actually Useful

Living smaller and getting to a simpler lifestyle resonates with many people these days. And when we think about the gifts we share with those we love at the holidays, being simple and practical shows we are thoughtful about what … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! Where Do Your Leaves End Up?

The leaves have been falling like a downpour and a mild weekend ahead means there may be a lot of leaf raking and bagging in most neighborhoods. But before you rake, bag and stash those leaves on the curb to … Continue reading

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Landscaping Industry – Growing & Growing & Growing …

Business is blooming for the landscape industry! Being a professional in the landscape industry gives you the ability to touch lives in many profound ways. You take a leadership role in creating the world we live in by designing and … Continue reading

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Tip Of The Week! Help Your Yard Cope with A Warm, Dry October!

  At mid-week, Colorado was tied for the fifth warmest October on record and poised to move higher in the ratings the last few days of the month. What does this warm/dry weather mean for our yards?     Lawns … Continue reading

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