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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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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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Let’s Get Ready for Spring

We are now about 2 weeks out from springing forward to longer days with later daylight hours and about 3 weeks from the first day of spring.  With days getting longer and warmer, it’s time to ramp up for the … Continue reading

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Make the Most of Garden Shows

The opening of the Colorado Garden & Home Show in Denver this weekend begins the season of garden and home shows statewide.  Throughout February and March, garden shows will deliver a one-stop opportunity to get fresh ideas to make outdoor spaces more … Continue reading

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Game Plan “ Sustainable Landscape”

As the population increases people use more resources and generate more waste which consequently leads to legal restriction being enforced on landscape design and maintenance.  Having the ability to define the indefinite behavior for environmental quality, restoration habits, and energy … Continue reading

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A Busy Winter for Rodents

There can often be a lot of nibbling going on beneath the serene snowscape in your yard.  Snow hides hungry rodents such as voles, mice and even rabbits who spend the winter chewing away the bark from shrubs and even … Continue reading

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Dealing with rain

Because of extended rains, most planting beds are full of mud, muk and yuk.  Even if you are willing to take a shovel to these super-saturated soils, is it worth the effort? The short answer is probably not. Even if … Continue reading

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Pumpkins, the Quintessential Fall Vegetable

When many people think of the Fall season they think of carving pumpkins, spooky Halloween costumes, and brightly colored trees. Pumpkins are an essential part of the Fall season. Besides going to a local farmer’s pumpkin patch or grocery store … Continue reading

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The Great Pumpkin Haul

Picture this: It’s a brisk, beautiful fall morning, you have your best running gear on and you are feeling great. You can feel the earth beneath your feet and can taste ….. pumpkin? Why would you be tasting pumpkin you … Continue reading

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Trim up your Fruit Trees for Fall

Winter storms and snow accumulation can wreak havoc on your fruit bearing trees. The Fall season is a great time to prepare to trim your fruit trees. You want to trim fruit trees after they have dropped all of their … Continue reading

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