Category Archives: Lawn & Garden Care

Tip of the Week: Late-Season Lawn Care Pays Off

The calendar may still say summer. But in Colorado, the thermometer will soon be saying fall-ish. Daily highs will be getting cooler as daylight hours get even shorter.Have you noticed the cooler nights? Right now, average night-time low temps are … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: What Should I Plant Now?

Toward the end of August and early September, conditions are prime to plant leafy greens, herbs, broccoli and root crops for fall harvest. These plants aren’t made for the long and intensely hot days of summer. The late-summer with cooling … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Tired of the Weeds?

Get after the weeds! It seems everywhere we look in our yards, there’s another weed sprouting up – and most of us would rather NOT spend our time down on our hands and knees pulling them! Here are tips to … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Are Your Containers Losing Their Luster?

Mid-season fix-ups for flowers on the fritzĀ  By early July, it’s common to have patio containers that are a mix of thriving flowers and foliage and some stragglers that are less than lush. Maybe you were on a trip or … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: How’s your Ash?

Tiny insect threatens countless Colorado trees A strange pest has killed billions of dollars of ash trees in 30 states and 2 Canadian provinces. Since 2013 with its detection in Boulder, Colorado’s trees are now on the hit list. If … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Distract Bunnies with Weeds

Make a bunny buffet to save your lettuce! It’s a banner year for bunnies across much of the metro area. They love to nibble on almost all flowers and veggies and even lawns. If rabbits are in your yard, you’ve … Continue reading

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3 Ways We Can Save You Money (And Water) On Your Irrigation

In order to maintain a healthy landscape here in the hot and dry climate of Denver, Colorado, it is an absolute necessity to irrigate. There are many forms of irrigation, ranging from using a hose that you move around your … Continue reading

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Will your plants survive?

How to cope with a wishy-washy spring Last week we were dodging golf-ball hail stones. This week has brought a change-up from sandals to snow boots. The latest weather extravaganza along the Front Range has left people and plants confused … Continue reading

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Crazy Colorado Weather: Taking Care of 6,000 Flowers

Here at Designscapes Colorado, we know that the crazy Colorado weather can change at just a moments notice. We have seen exactly that this week, but after being in business for 25 years, we know to expect the unexpected. Thankfully … Continue reading

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Read Soup Can Labels?

If you count carbs, fat, sodium content or total calories, you’ve read the label on everything you bring home from the grocery store. Are you equally as diligent when it comes to labels on lawn and landscape products? They line … Continue reading

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