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Tip of the Week: Late-Season Lawn Care Pays Off

The calendar may still say summer. But in Colorado, the thermometer will soon be saying fall-ish. Daily highs will be getting cooler as daylight hours get even shorter.Have you noticed the cooler nights? Right now, average night-time low temps are … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Want More Drama in Your Yard?

Perennials never go out of style They show up in sensational shapes-from spikes and mounds to petals delicate and demur. Perennials offer ever-changing colors and textures. Some live in the sun, others like the shade. Consequently, many people are relying … Continue reading

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How Do New Flowers Go from Idea to You?

          Every year, growers around the country compete against one another to come up with the next colorful flower breed, that will hopefully one day end up in your yard. Thanks to our Designscapes Colorado flower … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Are Your Trees Ready for Winter?

We often take trees for granted. We forget they are the most expensive part of our landscapes. And if we’re not caring for them properly, we’re not protecting our long-term investment. Many mature trees are worth thousands of dollars. As … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Tired of the Weeds?

Get after the weeds! It seems everywhere we look in our yards, there’s another weed sprouting up – and most of us would rather NOT spend our time down on our hands and knees pulling them! Here are tips to … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Help Veggies Beat the Heat

These past weeks have had scorching temperatures – and there will be more hot days ahead. Each successive heat wave threatens the health of our veggies. It’s up to us as plant-loving gardeners to help our veggies beat the heat. … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Distract Bunnies with Weeds

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

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

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

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Tip of the Week: Toss Your Salad When You Plant

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

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

  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

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