Category Archives: Outdoor Fireplaces & Fire Pits

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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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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Christmas Blessing – Spiritual Landcapes

  Christmas is here and it is time to give thanks for all the absolution we received in the year 2016.  Never forgetting the essence of the holidays and always giving back to those in need; that is the spirit … Continue reading

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Designscapes World of How To (DWTH)…Vol. V – Outdoor Stone Fireplace

                                  Welcome to the fifth edition of Designscapes World of How To… (DWHT)  We will be providing you with a collaboration of weekly instructions … Continue reading

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Landscaping Industry – Growing & Growing & Growing …

Business is blooming for the landscape industry! Being a professional in the landscape industry gives you the ability to touch lives in many profound ways. You take a leadership role in creating the world we live in by designing and … Continue reading

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Frost on The Pumpkin – End of A Season

Freezing temps along the Front Range this week mark the end of Colorado’s growing season. Time has come to wrap things up and tuck the yard in for its long winter’s nap. Here are some tips for harvesting veggies post-freeze … 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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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! Beware: Insects are Invading

                Our run of sunny days hitting 90 degrees and higher plus rainy evenings has created an explosion of insects in our gardens and landscapes. Many gardeners along the Front Range and higher … Continue reading

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Is Your Landscaping Tax Deductible?

                              Tax time is generally everyone’s favorite time of the year!  Running down the checklist; acquiring W-2s, various 1099 forms, income from state and local income … Continue reading

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