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Are some flowers ok to plant now?

April 16, 2012
Yes.  You can definitely plant some flowers now!  Wow! Today’s weather sure is different than last week’s nice, warm and summer-like weather.  It’s chilly today and...

Early Blooming Shrubs

April 02, 2012
It has been a spectacular spring so far!  I am enjoying all the color popping out in the Cherry Hills, Greenwood Village and Centennial landscapes.  There are fruit trees in bloom and so...

Spring Landscape Tips

March 28, 2012
Watching your spring bulbs come to life and your trees leaf out again are some of the joys of this season.  Here at Designscapes Colorado, we want your landscape to looks its best this...

Happy 1st Day of Spring!

March 20, 2012
It’s the first day of spring.  Time to schedule your maintenance services! Finally, it’s official.  It’s the first day of spring – even though it really has felt like spring for...

Elk Ridge Park Featured in Landscape Architect & Specifier News

March 20, 2012
Elk Ridge Park was just featured in the Landscape Architect and Specifier News in the March 2012 edition!  This seven page spread looks incredible.  You should read it – it highlights...

Sustainable Landscaping

March 19, 2012
So, you’ve probably heard the term “sustainable landscaping” but, do you know what it means?  Simply put, sustainable landscaping considers the environment with the goal to reduce air,...

Spring Landscape Maintenance

March 15, 2012
Our spring landscape maintenance newsletter is about to go out and is full of really important information that you should be doing in your yard now ! I love this time of year when the...

What a great day for the park!

March 14, 2012
I was thinking – why not take the kids to the park today?  In fact, I know a great new park that opened last year in Castle Pines called Elk Ridge Park.  Elk Ridge Park covers 15 acres of...

Time to Start Seeds Indoors

March 06, 2012
It’s the first week in March already!  Typically, the last frost date is Mother’s Day, the second Sunday in May each year.  This year, it is on May 13 th .  So, this is the ideal time...

Have you thought about building a terrarium?

March 06, 2012
I have been noticing terrariums everywhere I turn.  It seems that lately their in stores, in catalogs and I see them as props in TV shows.  Terrariums are very hot and trendy right now. ...

2011 ALCC Excellence in Landscape Awards

February 22, 2012
Designscapes Colorado receives 8 Excellence in Landscaping Awards by the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) for 2011, including 2 Grand Awards. This is a large...

Designscapes Colorado wins Contractor of the Year!

December 16, 2011
We are very proud to announce that on December 1, Designscapes Colorado was awarded two awards from ASLA Colorado, including the prestigious ‘ Contractor of the Year ‘ award. This...