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April is lawn care month

April 15, 2019
Want a beautiful lawn? Start your landscape off right this spring. Proper maintenance will keep your personal green space in tip-top shape for relaxing or entertaining....

Plan and plant a more sustainable garden

April 01, 2019
It's too soon to plant the tender annual varieties -- tomatoes, peppers, etc. But now is the time to prep and plan the garden you will soon enjoy. To make your garden even...

Designscapes Colorado is an HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Award Finalist

March 29, 2019
Designscapes Colorado's Phil Steinhauer's project, "An Evergreen Residence" is a finalist for the HGTV Ultimate Outdoor awards under the Outdoor Oasis...

Landscape designer, Holly wins ALCC ELITE award for landscape construction

March 19, 2019
Landscape Designer, Holly Terry,  was awarded Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) ELITE award in the landscape construction category for her "Eclectic...

When is the best time to trim your trees? Now is the time.

March 11, 2019
These late-winter days can be a good time to prune most trees. At the close of the dormant season--just before spring growth begins—is a prime time for pruning. Unless...

Steinhauer awarded Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Circle of Excellence Award

March 04, 2019
Designscapes Colorado's owner and landscape architect, Phil Steinhauer was awarded Colorado Homes & Lifestyles 2019 Circle of Excellence award. This award recognizes design...

Have you started your 2019 landscape plans?

February 18, 2019
  Here in Colorado, we are fortunate to have plenty of sunshine, which allows us to enjoy our outdoor spaces often. If you enjoy digging in the dirt of your garden,...

Soil is key to a successful landscape

February 04, 2019
  Not all soil is created equal. Soil serves many important functions in an ecosystem. In your landscape, soil is the medium in which your plants grow....

Commercial Team Recognized for 2018 Mayor's Design Awards

January 28, 2019
  The Mayor’s Design Awards recognizes excellence in architecture, design and place-making in the city of Denver. Our Commercial Construction team was honored for...

No local workers, Designscapes Colorado turns to the H-2B visa program

January 15, 2019
    Even at a 2.4% unemployment rate in the Denver metro area, many landscape businesses struggle to find seasonal help. Due to the nature of landscaping...

It's not debris, it's decor

November 19, 2018
  The holidays are upon us and 'tis the season for decorating around our homes and businesses. Craft stores abound with real and artificial pine cones, branches,...

Leave your leaves for your mower

November 05, 2018
                    If you mow your leaves and leave them on top of...