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How Steinhauer Tied Leadership to Community Service

It took a lot of planning for Phil Steinhauer, CEO of Designscapes Colorado, to pull off the leadership training event for his entire management team one afternoon last December and keep the details of what followed a secret from all … Continue reading

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Easter Lilies 101

March is the month for Easter and all of its oodles of festivities.  There is nothing more traditional to the Easter holiday then egg decorating and hunts, gift baskets, chocolate bunnies, parades and Easter Lilies.  But do you know how … Continue reading

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And the 2016 Elite Elevating Excellence Award Goes To…

We are proud to announce our Designscapes Colorado Residential Divisional Manager, Charlene Farley Chacon has won the 2016 Elite (Elevating the Landscape Industry through Excellence) Award from the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC).  She was presented with the People’s … Continue reading

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England in Your Own Back Yard

Going to England might not be in the plans this year but creating a garden designed to signify its beautiful gardens and country sides are a “must have.” English gardens evoke a natural feeling of tranquility and romance while bringing … Continue reading

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Zone Rules

Ozone, time zone, plant zone.  Do you know which zone you’re in?   We’ll soon be buying seeds, flowers, perennials and more, so it’s important to know the plant zone where you live – especially if you are ordering seeds … Continue reading

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Fire Risk – Is Your Property in Danger?

Drought seems to be affecting our society in numerous regions across the country.  Even those who do not reside in rural areas are still at a high risk of being afflicted by wild fires.  Proven methods can be practiced to … Continue reading

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Saving Energy with Simple Landscape Amenities

One of the most critical conversations of our generation seems to be all about energy conservation and environmental quality. Our current state of awareness to the environment surrounding us shows how far we have come as a community to help … Continue reading

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Fungus Growing in Your Lawn? And We Don’t Mean Mushrooms…

Along Colorado’s Front Range, snow mold may be more of an issue this year than in the recent past. Conditions have been ideal for this unsightly turf problem to develop. Turf damage shows up as circular patches of matted and straw-colored … Continue reading

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Designscapes Stars

Designscapes Colorado supports continuing education and training for all team members in every division of our organization. We feel that a well trained and highly educated work force is key to the success of the company and most beneficial to … Continue reading

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Game Plan “ Sustainable Landscape”

As the population increases people use more resources and generate more waste which consequently leads to legal restriction being enforced on landscape design and maintenance.  Having the ability to define the indefinite behavior for environmental quality, restoration habits, and energy … Continue reading

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