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What About Snow and Seeds?

January 24, 2014
There’s snow on the ground, but it’s not too early to think about this year’s garden. Seed catalogs were mailed long ago and the online business is already...

Sustainability Training 2014

January 17, 2014
Yesterday, members of the ALCC’s Sustainability Partners met for their annual training & education seminar.  Designscapes Colorado is proud to be a member of this program again...

What Do Plants Need Now?

January 17, 2014
A bit of winter-time TLC is good for the landscape During the growing season our plants do talk back.  The length of the grass says, “It’s time to mow” and flowers with...

Does Ice Melt Harm Plants?

January 10, 2014
The ice melt season is officially here It’s that time of year when the weekend errands could include a trip to the hardware store for ice melt.  It’s a fact of...

Columns & Coffee with ICAA

January 08, 2014
  ICAA – RM Columns & Coffee tour This Saturday, Phil Steinhauer, Holly Terry and Char Farley (front row bottom from immediate left to right) with Designscapes Colorado was...

What’s dressing up your front porch after the holidays?

December 20, 2013
Use containers to create quick winter décor The porch containers and planters of summer can be re-purposed for holiday and winter interest.  Fill them with evergreens and other...

Holiday Plants & Pet Safety

December 16, 2013
Getting a puppy – or have a pet that that loves to chew?  If you are getting a new puppy for Christmas – or have pets that like to chew – it’s a good idea to...

Need Sustainable Shopping Tips?

December 09, 2013
Garden centers are a festive place to shop Have you thought about plants and gardening-related gifts for people on your shopping list this year?   Stopping by the local garden...

Holiday Lighting, Why Hire a Professional?

December 05, 2013
Why should I hire a professional to install landscape lighting this holiday season?  This is a question you may be asking yourself as the traditional holiday season draws near.  There a few...

How Green is Your Holiday Tree?

November 25, 2013
Tips for sustainable décor This year, the gap between Thanksgiving and traditional Christmas is a narrow one.  Many of us will be hauling out the...

Lighting Up Winter’s Long, Dark Nights

November 15, 2013
The recent time change is the final reminder that the dark days of winter are upon us. Many of us pull out of the driveway in the morning in partial darkness and pull back into it at...

Time to Hang Your Holiday Lights!

November 08, 2013
Make your home shimmer Holiday lighting is a top trend in seasonal holiday décor.   Lighting makes any home festive and the process doesn’t have to be complicated.  Stand...