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Do You Like Hummingbirds?

August 10, 2013
Flashy, low-water plants attract fly-ins!  I was just walking one of our client’s homes in Cherry Hills where we do the estate maintenance and I saw two hummingbirds flying above me!...

Embellishing the Outdoors

August 02, 2013
Art – and outdoor art – can be as serious as a commissioned statue or even just plain stuff. A refined bronze eagle obviously qualifies as a work of art, but so does a steel...

Patio Pots Looking a Little Tired?

July 27, 2013
Have you looked closely at the containers on the porch and patio? Some plants may be looking a little straggly and others may have fried in the heat.  If so, take some time this...

Is Your Yard Safe?

July 19, 2013
We think of our yards as the safe haven.     It’s where the dog romps and the kids can run barefoot in the sheer delight of summer.  But the places where little feet and paws step...

Water Bill Too High?

July 12, 2013
  If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer.  That’s when we tend to shower more often, have more clothes to wash due...

Smart Irrigation Controllers

July 05, 2013
You run your life with a Smartphone or similar device.  It saves you time and that often saves you money. If you run your sprinkler system with a device made in the last millennium,...

Protecting Your Landscape Investment During a Drought

July 03, 2013
A major financial investment for property owners is their landscape.  With all of the hot and dry weather lately, there has been a lot of talk of water restrictions.  We know that...

What’s eating your trees?

July 01, 2013
If you’re the lucky person who gets to sit under that one spot of shade at the longest red light in town, you might give thanks for the tree that kept you cool.    Except...

Summer Garden Projects for Children

July 01, 2013
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/as-seen-on/seen-on-monday/summer-garden-projects-for-children-from-designscapes-colorado Now that school is out and Summer is here, Phil has...

Plant a Moon Garden

June 29, 2013
With the recent “Super Moon” last weekend the upcoming holiday festivities – why not plant a “Moonlit Garden” in a Pot?   If you enjoy spending Summer...

City of Castle Pines Red, White & Boom!

June 20, 2013
Designscapes Colorado is happy to announce our sponsorship of the Castle Pines community event “Red, White & Boom” (weather dependent).  Celebrating Independence Day, this...

ALCC Sustainable Partner Press Release

June 17, 2013
For Immediate Release:  June 10, 2013 Contact: Designscapes Colorado (303) 721-9003  email: info@designscapes.org                                              ...