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The Fall Equinox has Arrived

September 23, 2014
For all of you Fall lovers, it’s time to unpack your sweaters and boots and get in the festive mood! Today marks the annual Fall Equinox, where there is an equal amount of day and...

Fall is for Planting

September 22, 2014
Many people don’t think of Fall as a planting season. However, contrary to popular belief the Fall season is an excellent season for the planting and growing of beautiful and lush...

Plant Pansies, Mums and More

September 22, 2014
  Trees turning color remind us that the time has come to refurbish patio and porch containers with the bright colors of fall.  And that goes for bed areas too. Now that...

Congratulations Phil Steinhauer, Newman Award Winner 2014

September 18, 2014
Designscapes Colorado’s owner and founder Phil Steinhauer was awarded the prestigious Newman Award for Landscape Architecture last night, September 17th. This was the second annual...

Attend the Fall Plant and Bulb Sale this Weekend

September 17, 2014
The beginning of the Fall season is right around the corner and there is no better time to purchase your Fall bulbs than this weekend. This weekend, September 19th- 20th the Denver...

How to Fight the Frost

September 16, 2014
The last two days of cool weather have been a wake-up call that summer is fading and fall is almost here. Many of us want to hang on to our colorful pots of annuals and the fresh basil...

Storing your Summer Crops

September 11, 2014
After a bountiful summer harvest you and your green thumb may be overwhelmed by the mass quantity of vegetables and fruit that your garden has produced. You may be wondering exactly just what...

DIY: Creating the Perfect Fall Pots

September 10, 2014
Glimpses of the Fall season seem to keep appearing as the season draws nearer. Brisk Autumn breezes, the siren call of Starbucks seasonal drinks, and the promise of festivities hang in the...

Fall Decorations

September 09, 2014
Fall is right around the corner and there is no better time than the present to begin decorating for this festive and fun season. Outdoor decor and fall pots can really spruce up your home...

Is Wildlife Chomping on Your Garden?

September 08, 2014
Just like Mr. McGregor, many gardeners are plagued with the likes of Peter Rabbit and other critters who are intent on feasting on their ripening gardens.  As the corn and tomatoes...

Chihuly Nights at the Denver Botanic Gardens

September 05, 2014
The Denver Botanic Gardens has a multitude of special events going on right now. The Botanic Gardens are hosting one of the first Rocky Mountain exhibitions of the American Artist, Dale...

It’s Corn Maze Time!

September 04, 2014
This year the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is hosting a corn maze for the Fall season. This 8 acre corn maze is sure to excite and thrill your children. The maze is shaped like a...