Category Archives: Gardens

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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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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Tip of the Week: Plant When Conditions are Right

The bare root plants starting to show up now in warehouse and some hardware stores are common perennials we grow in Colorado – such as Echinacea, daisies, liatris and daylilies. Unfortunately for all of us who want to get outdoors … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Rabbits are more Foe than Friend

That little bunny sitting out in your yard with the cute cotton tail and twitching nose could be a dangerous foe if he and his kids and cousins like the buffet served up in your landscape. Got clover? They love … Continue reading

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A Deal too Good to be True: Watch Out for the Word “Free”

Everyone loves a good deal, but the well known adage often holds some truth to it. “If it looks to be too good to be true, it probably is.” Right now, landscaping season is going into full swing. As 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! Top Plants in 2017

Just like 2017 is the year of the rooster in the Chinese calendar, 2017 also has a designated bulb, perennial, annual and edible. While a national designation, these “2017 Year of” plants offer noteworthy advantages for Colorado gardeners. Read on … Continue reading

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2016 Face of Landscape Architecture & Construction – 5280 Home

For 24 years, Designscapes Colorado has been Denver’s face of landscape architecture and construction integrating landscape design, construction and maintenance. Designscapes Colorado creates environments that capture the imagination, shaping a beautiful outdoor sanctuary perfect for the outdoor Colorado lifestyle. Owner … Continue reading

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