Colorado Landscape Design Blog

Welcome to the Designscapes Colorado news and blog. We will discuss landscaping news as well as sharing insider tips from our landscaping experts. You can leave a comment or question and communicate directly with our professional staff.

Tip of the Week! What Do Your Plants Need Now?

March 10th, 2017

Here’s another Colorado conundrum: the snow pack is at 142% of average and reservoirs are at 106% of normal–but at least 52% of our state is experiencing some level of drought. Temps in February have been well above normal statewide–as … Continue reading

Student Career Fairs – Maximize Your Success

March 8th, 2017

Residential Construction Team Manager, Charlene Chacon and Senior Landscape Designer, Brian Breed were proud to represent Designscapes Colorado at this year’s career fair at Colorado State University on February 14th, 2017.   This event is a great way to reach … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! Is your Crocus Showing?

March 3rd, 2017

During this warm weekend, take a minute to poke around where you planted bulbs last fall. We’re almost on the brink of bulb season and you may soon see some signs of emerging growth in the warmest and sunniest areas … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! Get Ready for the Growing Season

February 24th, 2017

February isn’t exactly the growing season in Colorado, but the season is just around the corner. Here are three things you can do right now to get our soon-to-be growing season off to a great start.   #1 – Get … Continue reading

1st Annual Subcontractor Appreciation Award Ceremony

February 20th, 2017

We are delighted to have been selected to attend the 1st annual Subcontractor Appreciation Award Ceremony and be honored as an Outstanding Partner in Construction by W.E. O’Neil Construction Company of Colorado.  

Tip of the Week! 2017 Color of the Year

February 17th, 2017

It’s “Greenery”–a yellow–green hue that links with the concept of “environment”–Color of the Year for 2017 named by the Pantone Color Institute. According to Pantone, Greenery is nature’s neutral that will remind us of those first, fresh days of spring. … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! Top Plants in 2017

February 13th, 2017

Just like 2017 is the year of the rooster in the Chinese calendar, 2017 also has a designated bulb, perennial, annual and edible. While a national designation, these “2017 Year of” plants offer noteworthy advantages for Colorado gardeners. Read on … Continue reading

2016 Face of Landscape Architecture & Construction – 5280 Home

January 16th, 2017

For 24 years, Designscapes Colorado has been Denver’s face of landscape architecture and construction integrating landscape design, construction and maintenance. Designscapes Colorado creates environments that capture the imagination, shaping a beautiful outdoor sanctuary perfect for the outdoor Colorado lifestyle. Owner … Continue reading

Tip Of The Week! How To Get Beyond Humdrum

January 13th, 2017

Even in the cold, snow and dreariness of January, there’s actually a lot of seasonal color and interest to capture the eye outside. It may not be in your yard – but it could be! Take time to look around … Continue reading

Tip of the Week! Think Spring…Even If It’s 5 Below Zero

January 6th, 2017

We may be knee deep in snow, but it’s a New Year and not too soon to think about what’s just a few months ahead in the growing season. This deep freeze reminds us there are things we need to … Continue reading