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A Letter From the ALCC President | December

December 01, 2021
Please allow me to take this time during the holiday season to offer my sincere thanks and gratitude to everyone who is working on behalf of our association and industry. You play an important...

The benefits of an outdoor living space| Tip of the Week

November 26, 2021
Over the last couple of years, many of us have spent more time than ever in our yards. When you were giving thanks yesterday, we hope that you spent a moment appreciating all that your...

Why you need to wrap young trees | Tip of the Week

November 05, 2021
Were you one of the many people who planted new trees during the pandemic? If you've got a young tree with thin bark, you should consider wrapping it for the winter. In this blog post we...

A Letter From the ALCC President | November

November 01, 2021
Last month the leadership and future leadership of our industry came together for our annual Fall Forum in Golden, Colorado. Although our group was smaller, we had a very productive day that...

Tips on planting spring bulbs | Tip of the Week

October 29, 2021
If you haven't planted bulbs yet for next spring, there may still be time. Planting now gives them time to develop roots before the ground freezes. It's an easy project as long as you...

How to prepare for frost in Colorado | Tip of the Week

October 22, 2021
Its been warm this week, but along the Front Range another frost like we had last week could come with little notice at any time. If you haven't yet winterized your sprinkler system, do...

Preparing your trees for winter | Tip of the Week

October 15, 2021
It takes a little effort to help your landscape ease into the fall and winter. Hopefully you've already winterized your irrigation system or schedule your sprinkler blowout. If not, take...

How to Compost now for spring | Tip of the Week things you need to know about composting

October 08, 2021
If you took a cue from last week's tip and mulched your leaves, you might have some extra leaf mulch in your yard. Or maybe you cleaned up your garden and have some plant material left...

10 more members added to Designscapes Colorado's "STEP UP" Program

October 04, 2021
Photo The recipients of the 2021 "STEP UP" Program pictured from left to right: (Top row) David Lopez Cerda, Jorge Gutierrez Sanchez, Hector Flores Pina, Fabian Vargas Leon,...

A Letter From the ALCC President | October

October 01, 2021
As I write this letter and reflect on the past summer, since today is the first day of fall, I am proud of all the work our industry has done in keeping their teams safe and adapting their...

How to mulch leaves | Tip of the Week

October 01, 2021
Forget the dreaded feeling of dragging out the rake and trash bags to clock in some hours to get rid of those crunchy fallen leaves. What if we told you that the leaves will improve your...

Why you need landscape lighting | Tip of the Week

September 24, 2021
Imagine yourself relaxing on the terrace with a mug of tea or apple cider as you enjoy the cooler nights of autumn in Colorado. But fumbling in the dark with a mug of hot liquid is not a...