Category Archives: Pots & Planters

Tip of the Week: Ready to Pitch Petunias?

As we feel fall in the air, we see some of our summer annuals looking tired. With the changes in season, it’s time to switch out the annuals and enjoy the colors of fall.   The warm days that are … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Want More Drama in Your Yard?

Perennials never go out of style They show up in sensational shapes-from spikes and mounds to petals delicate and demur. Perennials offer ever-changing colors and textures. Some live in the sun, others like the shade. Consequently, many people are relying … Continue reading

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How Do New Flowers Go from Idea to You?

          Every year, growers around the country compete against one another to come up with the next colorful flower breed, that will hopefully one day end up in your yard. Thanks to our Designscapes Colorado flower … Continue reading

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

Mid-season fix-ups for flowers on the fritz¬† 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: 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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The Journey of a Plant: Where did those Beautiful Flowers Come From?

¬† Designscapes Colorado is fortunate enough to have a plant acquisition expert who knows a thing or two about getting you the right kind of annuals. Armed with years of experience, and the ability to find just about any plant … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Undo Post Storm Plant Damage

Late spring snows, that occur after plants have sent up flowers or leafed out, generally leave damage or destruction in their wake. Heavy snows that cling to leaves and weigh down branches cause limbs to break, push tulips to the … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! Is your Crocus Showing?

During this warm weekend, take a minute to poke around where you planted bulbs last fall. We’re almost on the brink of bulb season and you may soon see some signs of emerging growth in the warmest and sunniest areas … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! Get Ready for the Growing Season

February isn’t exactly the growing season in Colorado, but the season is just around the corner. Here are three things you can do right now to get our soon-to-be growing season off to a great start.   #1 – Get … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! 2017 Color of the Year

It’s “Greenery”–a yellow–green hue that links with the concept of “environment”–Color of the Year for 2017 named by the Pantone Color Institute. According to Pantone, Greenery is nature’s neutral that will remind us of those first, fresh days of spring. … Continue reading

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