Category Archives: Maintenance

Tip of The Week: The Ultimate in Simple

Do you know someone near and dear to you who is just too busy to hang the holiday lights and has fall landscape chores still undone?¬†Or is there a grandma or another older person in your life who can no … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Are Your Trees Ready for Winter?

We often take trees for granted. We forget they are the most expensive part of our landscapes. And if we’re not caring for them properly, we’re not protecting our long-term investment. Many mature trees are worth thousands of dollars. As … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Fight Crime with Daisies

Whether we recognize it or not, simply being around greenery has a calming effect that helps people relax and will even deter crimes and acts of violence. Researchers have found that in densely populated areas such as inner city public … 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: Help Veggies Beat the Heat

These past weeks have had scorching temperatures – and there will be more hot days ahead. Each successive heat wave threatens the health of our veggies. It’s up to us as plant-loving gardeners to help our veggies beat the heat. … 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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Tip of the Week: Toss Your Salad When You Plant

Make your salad tasty from the day you plant Bibb lettuce – burpee seed If you grow your own favorite salad ingredients, you might want to consider a new planting pattern this season that lets you toss the salad when … 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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