Category Archives: Xeriscape

Start Planning Your Landscape Now – The Denver Post

Start planning your landscaping projects now. Here’s how. “Blah.” Does that word or something like it come into your mind when you gaze out at your yard? If it does, perhaps the next word should be thinking is: “landscaping.” That … 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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Designscapes World of How To (DWTH)…Vol. V – Outdoor Stone Fireplace

                                  Welcome to the fifth edition of Designscapes World of How To… (DWHT)  We will be providing you with a collaboration of weekly instructions … Continue reading

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Tip Of The Week! What To Expect When Temps Drop So Drastically

In typical Colorado style, an 80-degree day gets slammed by the big chill overnight. This heads-up wink from winter has sent Indian summer on its way. Though we don’t like to think about it, it’s really life as usual along … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! We Need Moisture

Did you know that 8 of first measurable snowfalls in Denver during the last 10 years took place in October? And we’ve already passed all but one of the November first-snow dates. Lack of moisture isn’t just a Front Range … 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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Rural Landscape Planning – Taking a Proactive Approach

According to current statistics, Colorado’s population is expected to grow in excess of over 3 million by year 2050.  The US Department of Agriculture reports that rural areas contain 21% of the population and comprise 97% of its land area. … Continue reading

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