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Pumpkins, the Quintessential Fall Vegetable

October 17, 2014
When many people think of the Fall season they think of carving pumpkins, spooky Halloween costumes, and brightly colored trees. Pumpkins are an essential part of the Fall season. Besides...

The Great Pumpkin Haul

October 13, 2014
Picture this: It’s a brisk, beautiful fall morning, you have your best running gear on and you are feeling great. You can feel the earth beneath your feet and can taste ….....

Trim up your Fruit Trees for Fall

October 10, 2014
Winter storms and snow accumulation can wreak havoc on your fruit bearing trees. The Fall season is a great time to prepare to trim your fruit trees. You want to trim fruit trees after...

Time to Tuck Your Garden in For Winter

October 10, 2014
Veggie growth in most edible gardens is about done because of the cooler night-time temps and fewer hours of daylight.   With less going on, it’s time to think about fall clean-up....

Fall Composting

October 08, 2014
With the Fall season well underway many people are setting aside their weekends to clean up their gardens and prepare their home for cooler weather. When you are cleaning up your garden it...

Dip, Duck, Doge, and Divide!

October 07, 2014
The Fall season is a great time to divide the beautiful perennials in your garden. Dividing your perennials is a great way to revive older plants while at the same time creating brand new...

Plant Bulbs for Early Spring Color

October 06, 2014
Now is the best time to plant tulips, daffodils and other bulbs that will be the first sign of spring next season.  Planting now gives them time to develop roots before the ground...

Remembering Pamela Breese, Friend and Co-Worker

October 01, 2014
This week the Designscapes Colorado family was deeply saddened to hear that one of its own, Pamela Breese had suddenly passed away. Pam as many of us knew her was a wonderful woman with a...

How to Plant Bulbs in Containers during the Winter

September 30, 2014
Spring may seem like it is ages away, but it may be closer than you think. Many people’s favorite part of Spring is seeing all of the colorful flowers bloom and grow, bringing color...

The Grass Doesn’t Always Have to be Greener

September 26, 2014
 Colorful ornamental grasses can be a great addition to any garden. Grasses add texture as well as color. If you plant and plan correctly you can have colorful grasses blooming at...

Fall is When you Need to Love Your Lawn

September 26, 2014
                    Our bare feet enjoy it.  The dog rolls around on it.  The soccer kids kick it.  But as...

Winter Safety is a Top Priority at Designscapes Colorado

September 24, 2014
  Safety is always a top priority for us here at Designscapes Colorado. Last week our Lighting Department head, Jeremy Sanders put on a 2 part safety demonstration for the 2014...