Category Archives: Pots & Planters

Tip of the Week! Out With Petunias And In With Pansies!

As our summer days turn into fall days, we need to think about plants that embrace the new season with showy color. Here are some planting ideas and trends that help set the mood for autumn. The mums and other … 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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Tip of The Week! Time Saving Tips to Plant Spring Flowering Bulbs

We’re seeing pansies and mums – but we should be thinking tulips and daffodils! If you want to enjoy these first signs of spring next season, the time is now to plant spring-flowering bulbs. Here is a checklist to speed … Continue reading

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World’s Longest Table Charity Event – Evergreen Colorado

Designscape Colorado Employees had the pleasure of attending the 2016 World’s Longest Picnic Table Community picnic, charity event and an attempt to break the Guinness World Record. The current Guinness record for the World’s Largest Picnic Table is 211.82m (694 … Continue reading

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Tip of The Week! Flowering Plants & Herbs for The Indoors

The health effects of keeping plants indoors is well proven. They clear away pollutants such as household VOC’s, provide oxygen and with their beauty add to our sense of peace and tranquility. And now that the growing season is waning, … Continue reading

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Red Idea Alley Festival

As a thank you to the amazing community of entrepreneurs, businesses, and others who help make Boulder such a great place to do business in the Natural Products industry, we’re excited to announce the 3rd Annual Alley Festival! As always, … Continue reading

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Lettuce on the Run Means Fall

Bolting lettuce is flowering lettuce – but in a sense, that lettuce is also running away. It’s bolting from the growing season when we pick and enjoy it in our salads – and running off to produce seed. The long … 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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Tip of the Week! Time to Prune Tomatoes

Zucchini and peas are pick-able in our gardens now. But otherwise, we’re in the summer stall – waiting for the majority of our plants to ripen for the harvest. Besides watering and weeding, there are a few things we can … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! 3 Smart Ways to Cut Summer Water Bills

If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer. With much of Colorado still hovering in the 90s, the heat wave drives up water used for showers, washing clothes and keeping … Continue reading

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