Colorado Landscape Design Blog

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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

Tip of the Week: Undo Post Storm Plant Damage

May 11th, 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 cause limbs to break, push tulips to the … Continue reading

Outdoor Landscape Lighting Installer Denver: The Designscapes Difference

May 8th, 2017

Have you ever wanted to improve the night time functionality and beauty of your home and landscape? Lucky for you, there is a solution. Nightscaping, which is the process of illuminating your landscape at night, is gaining popularity. At Designscapes … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Plant When Conditions are Right

May 4th, 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. Unfortunately for all of us who want to get outdoors … Continue reading