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Tip of the Week: Ready for the Fall Chill?

Extend your outdoor living season The chill in the air these last few days reminds us much cooler days – and more of them – are ahead. Still, there will be many great days to enjoy outdoor living even when … Continue reading

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Designscapes Colorado Gives Back

Designscapes Colorado, as part of our 25th anniversary celebration, has partnered with Clayton Early Learning to bring a community garden to those who otherwise would not have access to fresh produce. Our team truly believes in giving back to the … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Want More Butterflies?

Welcome pollinators with your plants Through ongoing development, Colorado lost the equivalent of one football field of open space every 2 ½ minutes during a recent decade, per researchers at Colorado State University. Natural habitat being lost for many types … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Plant a lot of Love in your Garden

Have you got companion plants in your garden? If not, you might want to consider it. Many plants thrive on being planted close to one another. Take tomatoes and basil, for example. They’re a marriage made in heaven even before … Continue reading

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Start Planning Your Landscape Now – The Denver Post

Start planning your landscaping projects now. Here’s how. “Blah.” Does that word or something like it come into your mind when you gaze out at your yard? If it does, perhaps the next word should be thinking is: “landscaping.” That … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week! 6 Hardy Trees for Small Spaces

With Saturday, September 10 being National Planting Day, this weekend could be a good time to shop for hardy trees that can spiff up your landscape. Plant Select® has 3 small deciduous trees suitable for tough sites plus 3 conifers … 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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Metropolis – Global Cites of Tomorrow – Landscape Architects to the Rescue

What’s the future of landscape architecture design?  Designing sustainable large cities with emphasis on outdoor spaces.  Neighborhoods of the future will be built in the fashion of a Metropolis.  A Metropolis is a large city which is a significant economic, … Continue reading

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2016 Annual Employee Appreciation Bar B Que

It is that time of the year again.  The sun is warming, the birds are soaring and the smell of the outdoor grill is alluring.  Nothing like an employee appreciation day to get the team motivated and apt for the … Continue reading

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