Category Archives: Outdoor Living Spaces

Easter Lilies 101

March is the month for Easter and all of its oodles of festivities.  There is nothing more traditional to the Easter holiday then egg decorating and hunts, gift baskets, chocolate bunnies, parades and Easter Lilies.  But do you know how … Continue reading

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And the 2016 Elite Elevating Excellence Award Goes To…

We are proud to announce our Designscapes Colorado Residential Divisional Manager, Charlene Farley Chacon has won the 2016 Elite (Elevating the Landscape Industry through Excellence) Award from the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC).  She was presented with the People’s … Continue reading

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Have You Looked At Your Yard Lately?

Today, we require more of our landscapes than ever before.  Back in the day, they were more like a window dressing around a building. They had a token tree or two, a few evergreen shrubs, maybe some perennials for color … Continue reading

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2016 Popular Trendy Garden Ideas

Garden and Landscape Designers shaping our industry has provided an unfolding report on 2016 Gardening Trends.  The Garden Media Group released the 2016 Gardening Trends Report “Syncing with Nature”. Become a modernist and get involved in the conservation movement to … Continue reading

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A Healthy Environment Starts in Your Yard

  We generally use our yard as a place for relaxation, children and pet play areas, family gatherings and for some, a blissful seclusion from the busy world we live in.  But were you aware that your lawn provides a host of impressive environmental … Continue reading

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Take New Year’s Resolutions Outdoors

We’re all making resolutions about what we want to be and do in 2016. So remember to include your own gardening/outdoor experience.  It’s not on our minds now, but when spring hits, it will be. Whether we get our hands in the … Continue reading

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Extend your Outdoor Living Season

Nice weather this week has been a reminder that fall can be glorious in Colorado.  There are many great days ahead to enjoy outdoor living even when there’s a chill in the air. The key to extending outdoor enjoyment beyond … Continue reading

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Fall is When you Need to Love Your Lawn

                    Our bare feet enjoy it.  The dog rolls around on it.  The soccer kids kick it.  But as long as the lawn stays pretty much green and mowed, we’d rather … Continue reading

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Fall Decorations

Fall is right around the corner and there is no better time than the present to begin decorating for this festive and fun season. Outdoor decor and fall pots can really spruce up your home and give your entryway some … Continue reading

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Help your Landscape Love your Pet

While we enjoy the outdoor ambiance in our yards, we sometimes lose track of the fact that plants we love can be downright toxic to dogs and cats.   A few plant adjustments and other pet-friendly accommodations can make the … Continue reading

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