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Designscapes Colorado Celebrates 25 Years

On Monday, September 25th, Designscapes Colorado hosted our 25th anniversary. With our team slowly growing from just the founders and a pickup truck, we have grown to a full service landscape design, install, and maintenance company. With 4 teams focusing … Continue reading

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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: What Should I Plant Now?

Toward the end of August and early September, conditions are prime to plant leafy greens, herbs, broccoli and root crops for fall harvest. These plants aren’t made for the long and intensely hot days of summer. The late-summer with cooling … 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: Are Your Containers Losing Their Luster?

Mid-season fix-ups for flowers on the fritz¬† By early July, it’s common to have patio containers that are a mix of thriving flowers and foliage and some stragglers that are less than lush. Maybe you were on a trip or … 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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Will your plants survive?

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

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Denver Watering Rules: Are You Following Them?

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

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