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How to save money on your irrigation system| Tip of the Week

July 16, 2021
Water-efficient sprinklers, smart controllers and low-maintenance plants help you conserve water and save time on maintaining your landscape. Using less water can save you money, too, after...

How to care for your plants in the Colorado heat | Tip of the Week

July 09, 2021
The Front Range is hot right now, and your plants might be feeling it a little too much. In this blog, we will give you a few tips for helping your landscape cope with high temperatures and...

How Smart Technology can save you money and water | Tip of the Week

July 02, 2021
Smart technology can help you save money, conserve water, and keep your landscape looking great. As we kick off Smart Irrigation Month , in this blog post, we will give you a tip for using...

A Letter From the ALCC President | July

July 01, 2021
Do we ever get a break? With record rainfall this past spring and now going into summer, with record consecutive hundred-degree days, we continue to work through these challenges and provide...

How to incoporate native grasses | Tip of the Week

June 25, 2021
Turf serves an important purpose: it provides recreation areas for adults, kids, and pets alike. But native grasses bring a character all their own, with the added bonus of being low-water...

Designscapes Colorado Ranked No. 74 on LM150 List of Largest Landscape Companies

June 18, 2021
The LM150 list , published by national trade publication Landscape Management,    represents approximately the top 1% of landscape industry companies. CLEVELAND - June 18,...

Celebrate Pollinator Week | Tip of the Week

June 18, 2021
Next week is Pollinator Week,  when we celebrate all that the many types of pollinators -- bees, butterflies, birds, bats, flies and more -- do for us. Remember that when it's hot...

What is the cycle-and-soak watering method | Tip of the Week

June 11, 2021
As temperatures rise, you may be tempted to run your sprinkler system longer. But resist that temptation, and instead practice cycle-and-soak watering. It's an efficient way to keep your...

5 Benefits of Mulch | Tip of the Week

June 04, 2021
It's getting warmer across Colorado, and our plants will need more water. But just because the drought is over on the Front Range -- for now -- doesn't mean we shouldn't still try...

A Letter From the ALCC President | June

June 01, 2021
Great news - most counties in Colorado are in blue with many going to the clear category in the last few weeks. With COVID cases down and restrictions being lifted, we in the green industry...

Sunflower Facts | Tip of the Week

May 28, 2021
There's still time to plant some sunflowers in your landscape. The National Garden Bureau named   2021 the Year of the Sunflower, and with good reason. This cheerful plant is...

How to prepare for hail | Tip of the Week

May 21, 2021
Late spring is hail season in Colorado. In this blog post, we will share with you what precautions you can take ahead of time and what you can do for plants after hail has dealt its...