Colorado Landscape Design Blog

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Tip of the Week: The Grass is Always Greener

April 10th, 2017

Have you ever wondered how your neighbor got his lawn so green this season? Have you wondered why golf courses in Cherry Hills, Greenwood Village, and Evergreen have such a lush color? Or why does the park down the street … Continue reading

Start Planning Your Landscape Now – The Denver Post

March 24th, 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 the next word should be thinking is: “landscaping.” That … Continue reading

Proud to be New Members of AIA Colorado

March 17th, 2017

Who is AIA Colorado? “AIA Colorado is a state-wide Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. We are the voice of the architectural profession in Colorado. As a membership organization for architects, designers, those working towards licensure and allied industry … Continue reading

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