Category Archives: Holiday Lighting & Decor

Take New Year’s Resolutions Outdoors

We’re all making resolutions about what we want to be and do in 2016. So remember to include your own gardening/outdoor experience.  It’s not on our minds now, but when spring hits, it will be. Whether we get our hands in the … Continue reading

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Add More Light and Still See the Stars

Brighten the sky without hiding the stars We’re still in the long, dark days of winter. In the morning when we pull out of the driveway, it’s dark – and often the same when we pull back in at night. … Continue reading

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Denver’s Lighting Up for the Holidays

As the holidays approach us, there are many things Denver has to offer for those looking for something fun to do this holiday season. Blossoms of Light The first light exhibit that is being featured is the Blossoms of Light. … Continue reading

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How Green Do You Deck the Halls?

It’s traditional to deck the halls during the holidays with greenery dressed up with bows and lights.   There are also green paybacks to be had in your wallet and the environment based on how “green” you want to go. … Continue reading

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Time to Tuck Your Garden in For Winter

Veggie growth in most edible gardens is about done because of the cooler night-time temps and fewer hours of daylight.  With less going on, it’s time to think about fall clean-up. There may still be a few green tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Winter Safety is a Top Priority at Designscapes Colorado

  Safety is always a top priority for us here at Designscapes Colorado. Last week our Lighting Department head, Jeremy Sanders put on a 2 part safety demonstration for the 2014 lighting office workers and crews. Jeremy put together a … Continue reading

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DIY: Creating the Perfect Fall Pots

Glimpses of the Fall season seem to keep appearing as the season draws nearer. Brisk Autumn breezes, the siren call of Starbucks seasonal drinks, and the promise of festivities hang in the air. With the Summer season drawing to a … Continue reading

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What’s dressing up your front porch after the holidays?

Use containers to create quick winter décor The porch containers and planters of summer can be re-purposed for holiday and winter interest.  Fill them with evergreens and other natural materials to create a focal point in the same spots where … Continue reading

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Holiday Plants & Pet Safety

Getting a puppy – or have a pet that that loves to chew?  If you are getting a new puppy for Christmas – or have pets that like to chew – it’s a good idea to know which common holiday … Continue reading

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Holiday Lighting, Why Hire a Professional?

Why should I hire a professional to install landscape lighting this holiday season?  This is a question you may be asking yourself as the traditional holiday season draws near.  There a few reasons why home owners should take advantage of … Continue reading

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