Category Archives: Water Features

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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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! 3 Smart Ways to Cut Summer Water Bills

If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer. With much of Colorado still hovering in the 90s, the heat wave drives up water used for showers, washing clothes and keeping … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! How to Get Your Lawn Through The Heat Wave

We’re in the middle of another long stint of 90+ degree days and many lawns are definitely showing signs of stress. But before you pour on more water, make sure you are not already over-watering your lawn. As many landscape … 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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Tip of the Week! Coming Soon Rain Barrels in Your Garden

Rain barrels will soon be legal in Colorado thanks to a bill Governor Hickenlooper signed earlier this month. Following are the 5 W’s about rain barrels and a little more: What is a rain barrel? The law defines “rain barrel” … 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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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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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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England in Your Own Back Yard

Going to England might not be in the plans this year but creating a garden designed to signify its beautiful gardens and country sides are a “must have.” English gardens evoke a natural feeling of tranquility and romance while bringing … Continue reading

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