Category Archives: Outdoor Living Spaces

Cherry Hills Land Preservation Barn Party & Farmers Market Tours

Designscapes Colorado President, Philip Steinhauer and Residential Landscape Designer Brian Breed were proud participants at this year’s 6th Annual Cherry Hills Land Preserve Barn Party and Farmers Market Tour held September 17-18, 2016 at 1305 East Quincy Avenue in Cherry … Continue reading

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The Green Industries of Colorado and Supportive Legislation Needs Your Help

The Green Industries of Colorado is an alliance of seven trade associates representing all facets of horticulture and landscape industries. GreenCo members are committed to water conservation and industry-wide best management practices as being the ideal way of doing business.  The … 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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Shape and Prune for Winter Protection

When we’re still hovering around the 90-degree range, it’s hard to think about the chilly days of winter when snow and winds ravage our plants. But now is the time to get plants in shape before the storms of winter. … Continue reading

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Urban Landscape Technology – A Glimpse into Tomorrow

Technologist and urban planners have been diligently working on transforming landscape technology for the past several decades.  These metamorphosis will forever change the way we undertake urban living. Smart Cities The concept for smart cites is simply phenomenal.  The objective … 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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Getting to Know Designscapes

  Designscapes Colorado, Inc. was incorporated in 1992 and owned by Phil Steinhauer — and today is regionally recognized as a premiere design, construction, and maintenance firm serving both residential and commercial properties. Today, Designscapes Colorado is operating in a … Continue reading

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Make Room for Our State Flower

As the hiking season gets underway, we’ll stroll past Columbine growing entirely on their own in the high country without support from any humans. It’s a miracle of nature that a spec of a seed matures to this stately and … Continue reading

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What are the Benefits of Hiring a Professional Landscape Design Company?

    Landscaping is a unique balance of enhancing the natural features outside your home to create an environment that is both attractive and functional.   Trying to self-create these features can generate a multitude of pitfalls you initially might … Continue reading

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Bright Ideas with Outdoor Lighting

You’ve trimmed and pruned all your plantings, aerated your lawn, installed all the new age landscape features known to man and now what??  You’ve worked diligently to cultivate and refine your magnificent landscape so there is no reason why it should be masked … Continue reading

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