Category Archives: Residential

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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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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The Importance of Hiring the Right Landscape Company

The Choices Just a quick google search will show you the countless options of landscape designers that work in our local area. But aren’t they all really the same? What makes companies different? Which Colorado landscape designer is the best … 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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