Colorado Landscape Design Blog

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Tip of the Week: Distract Bunnies with Weeds

June 13th, 2017

Make a bunny buffet to save your lettuce! It’s a banner year for bunnies across much of the metro area. They love to nibble on almost all flowers and veggies and even lawns. If rabbits are in your yard, you’ve … Continue reading

3 Ways We Can Save You Money (And Water) On Your Irrigation

June 8th, 2017

In order to maintain a healthy landscape here in the hot and dry climate of Denver, Colorado, it is an absolute necessity to irrigate. There are many forms of irrigation, ranging from using a hose that you move around your … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Toss Your Salad When You Plant

June 5th, 2017

Make your salad tasty from the day you plant Bibb lettuce – burpee seed If you grow your own favorite salad ingredients, you might want to consider a new planting pattern this season that lets you toss the salad when … Continue reading

Designscapes Colorado Celebrating 25 Years by Giving Back to the Community

June 2nd, 2017

  On Thursday, June 1st, Designscapes Colorado took action to help serve our community. As a big part of celebrating our 25th anniversary, we partnered with Clayton Early Learning to help plant their 20 Moonbeam Garden Beds. Clayton uses this … Continue reading

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

May 31st, 2017

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

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

May 25th, 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 the ability to find just about any plant … Continue reading

Will your plants survive?

May 22nd, 2017

How to cope with a wishy-washy spring Last week we were dodging golf-ball hail stones. This week has brought a change-up from sandals to snow boots. The latest weather extravaganza along the Front Range has left people and plants confused … Continue reading

Crazy Colorado Weather: Taking Care of 6,000 Flowers

May 19th, 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 know to expect the unexpected. Thankfully … Continue reading

Read Soup Can Labels?

May 18th, 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 comes to labels on lawn and landscape products? They line … Continue reading

Denver Watering Rules: Are You Following Them?

May 15th, 2017

With the crazy Colorado weather starting to show just a little bit of consistency in warm sunny days, one thing is for certain: your landscape needs to be irrigated. One thing that you may not be familiar with is that … Continue reading