Colorado Landscape Design Blog

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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

A.L.C.C. Day of Service: Designscapes Colorado Giving Back to the Community

May 1st, 2017

On Thursday, April 27th, a community of landscapers gathered at Green Mountain High School to give back to the community. The event, directed by the A.L.C.C. (Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado), was a huge success. Several companies participated and brought … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Emerald Ash Borer

April 27th, 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 Boulder in 2013 and detection last summer in nearby Longmont makes the point.  Already, this … Continue reading

Designscapes Colorado: ALCC’s Annual Day of Service

April 24th, 2017

Designscapes Colorado has a strong commitment to staying involved with the local community. With that, we are big believers in charitably giving back to the community, and fostering growth among a younger generation. This Thursday, April 27th, we will be … Continue reading

Landscape Industry: Involving a New Generation

April 21st, 2017

The landscape industry is facing a huge shortage of skilled labor, not only here in Colorado, but across the nation. The problem can be attributed a majority of things and every industry professional will have a different reason as to … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Rabbits are more Foe than Friend

April 20th, 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. Got clover? They love … Continue reading

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

April 17th, 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 going into full swing. As the … Continue reading

Tip of the Week: 5 Ways to Love Your Landscape this Weekend

April 13th, 2017

With the snowfall behind us and nice weather ahead, the weekend offers a great time to launch the landscape season in your yard. Everything you do now will bring a great ROI for your efforts the rest of the growing … Continue reading