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What Is The "Step-up" Program?

September 20, 2022
WHAT IS THE “STEP-UP” PROGRAM? Since 2018, the Designscapes Colorado "STEP UP" program was established to assist some of our legal H2B visa...

Freshen up those tired looking flower pots for fall | Tip of the Week

September 16, 2022
Freshen Up Those Tired Looking Flowerpots for Fall It seems like summer does not want to end, but it is going to be fall in 6 days. Everyone likes to decorate their...

Extend your evenings with landscape lighting | Tip of the Week

August 19, 2022
Extend Your Evenings with L andscape Lighting With days getting shorter, now is a great time to be thinking about how lighting can help you make the most of...

Identify Problems and Protect the Trees | Tip of the Week

August 05, 2022
Learn what is damaging your tree, and how to stop it. Distinguish between plant damage brought on by diseases, insects, or a nutrient deficiency. Learn to identify these pests and how...

Manage Japanese Beetles | Tip of the Week

July 29, 2022
Japanese beetles have descended upon many Front Range communities. These exotic pests love many of our favorite plants, including roses, Virginia creeper, sunflowers, and green bean...

Monitor and Improve Efficiency of your Landscape Irrigation Systems | Tip of the Week

July 22, 2022
Determine the efficiency of your sprinkler system by looking for: Runoff on sidewalks and streets.  Pooling or puddling of water...

Time for a mid-summer makeover | Tip of the Week

July 15, 2022
Now is a good time to refresh garden areas, as some annuals have likely begun to fade. Choose some perennials that will tolerate the hot days still ahead and bring color to your garden...

Helping Plants Through a Heat Wave and Saving Water at the Same Time | Tip of the Week

July 08, 2022
Even in our high plain's region, the higher the normal heat, dryness, and extreme temperature swings of our summers can cause stress and potential damage to the garden. Even plants...

Designscapes Colorado Plants Garden Beds at Clayton Early Learning 2022

June 27, 2022
On June 8, 2022, Designscapes Colorado was able to partner with Clayton Early Learning and Hardy Boy Plants again, to help refresh the garden beds. This is the sixth year Designscapes...

Pollinator Waterers and Shelters | Tip of the Week

June 24, 2022
Pollinators need sources of water for many purposes, including drinking. Butterflies, for example will gather and sip at shallow pools, mud puddles or even birdbaths. You can easily create one...

2022 Plants of the year | Tip of the Week

December 31, 2021
Each year, the National Garden Bureau (NGB) chooses its plants of the year in several categories: annuals, perennials, bulbs, shrubs, and edible plants. This year they also added a...

Gift ideas for the plant lover | Tip of the Week

December 10, 2021
This Sunday is National Poinsettia Day. Poinsettias are a great gift for this time of year. While they are not edible and could cause mild illness, they aren't poisonous to kids or pets....