Category Archives: Xeriscape

Tip of The Week! Keep Your Flowers A Few Days Longer

It’s Getting Frosty Outside! Fall is in the air and frost may soon be on the pumpkin. We’re into those glorious crisp and clear days of fall when there could be frost overnight and still many warm days of Indian … 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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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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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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The Green Industries of Colorado and Supportive Legislation Needs Your Help

The Green Industries of Colorado is an alliance of seven trade associates representing all facets of horticulture and landscape industries. GreenCo members are committed to water conservation and industry-wide best management practices as being the ideal way of doing business.  The … Continue reading

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All About the Curb Appeal

The Denver Business Journal highlighted Designscapes Colorado Owner Philip Steinhauer in their 2016 June Luxury Homes edition. This article covered the ever changing world of landscape architecture and the evolution of outdoor spaces as it relates to modern demands. Check out … Continue reading

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Shape and Prune for Winter Protection

When we’re still hovering around the 90-degree range, it’s hard to think about the chilly days of winter when snow and winds ravage our plants. But now is the time to get plants in shape before the storms of winter. … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! Perennials That Are More Than Pretty

In the heat of the summer, we’re very aware that some plants take the heat better than others – and that some need more water than others to stay perky. Mother Nature reminds us through soaring temps that we need … Continue reading

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Urban Landscape Technology – A Glimpse into Tomorrow

Technologist and urban planners have been diligently working on transforming landscape technology for the past several decades.  These metamorphosis will forever change the way we undertake urban living. Smart Cities The concept for smart cites is simply phenomenal.  The objective … Continue reading

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