Green Landscape

Tip of the Week: Want More Drama in Your Yard?

August 25, 2017
Perennials never go out of style They show up in sensational shapes-from spikes and mounds to petals delicate and demur. Perennials offer ever-changing colors and...

Tip of the Week: Help Veggies Beat the Heat

July 08, 2017
These past weeks have had scorching temperatures – and there will be more hot days ahead. Each successive heat wave threatens the health of our veggies. It’s up to us as...

The Importance of Hiring the Right Landscape Company

July 06, 2017
The Choices Just a quick google search will show you the countless options of landscape designers that work in our local area. But aren’t they all really the same? What makes...

The Journey of a Plant: Where did those Beautiful Flowers Come From?

May 25, 2017
  Designscapes Colorado is fortunate enough to have a plant acquisition expert who knows a thing or two about getting you the right kind of annuals. Armed with years of experience, and...

Crazy Colorado Weather: Taking Care of 6,000 Flowers

May 19, 2017
Here at Designscapes Colorado, we know that the crazy Colorado weather can change at just a moments notice. We have seen exactly that this week, but after being in business for 25 years, we...

Read Soup Can Labels?

May 18, 2017
If you count carbs, fat, sodium content or total calories, you’ve read the label on everything you bring home from the grocery store. Are you equally as diligent when it...

Tip of the Week: Undo Post Storm Plant Damage

May 11, 2017
Late spring snows, that occur after plants have sent up flowers or leafed out, generally leave damage or destruction in their wake. Heavy snows that cling to leaves and weigh down branches...

Tip of the Week: Plant When Conditions are Right

May 04, 2017
The bare root plants starting to show up now in warehouse and some hardware stores are common perennials we grow in Colorado – such as Echinacea, daisies, liatris and daylilies....

Tip of the Week: Emerald Ash Borer

April 27, 2017
Emerald Ash Borer Too much of a good thing is usually bad and it’s no different with trees. The outbreak of Emerald Ash Borer in...

Tip of the Week: Rabbits are more Foe than Friend

April 20, 2017
That little bunny sitting out in your yard with the cute cotton tail and twitching nose could be a dangerous foe if he and his kids and cousins like the buffet served up in your landscape....

A Deal too Good to be True: Watch Out for the Word “Free”

April 17, 2017
Everyone loves a good deal, but the well known adage often holds some truth to it. “If it looks to be too good to be true, it probably is.” Right now, landscaping season is...

Start Planning Your Landscape Now – The Denver Post

March 24, 2017
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...