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A Letter From the ALCC President | April

April 01, 2021
As we all gear up for the spring rush, everyone is probably getting a little rest from the last two weeks of snow, including one of Denver's top 5 storms. (Several of our staff worked 36...

How to garden without pain | Tip of the Week

March 26, 2021
Gardening and landscape care can be a healthy hobby that helps us get outdoors and moving around. But proper form is important to avoid discomfort or injury.  Vary activities and...

3 Tips on Planning a Water-wise Landscape | Tip of the Week

March 19, 2021
It's too early to start planting, but it's a good time to make a plan for a successful landscape this year. Recent heavy snowfall was much-needed, but it has not eliminated drought in...

How to prepare for a spring snowstorm | Tip of the Week

March 12, 2021
It's still winter - spring officially begins March 20 - and heavy snowfall predicted this weekend is a reminder that despite the change in season, March is historically...

Designscapes Colorado is a two time HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Award Finalist

March 11, 2021
For a second year, Designscapes Colorado's work has been recognized on a national level.  Our landscape designer, Alex Ostblom's design for "A Sense of Place"...

The benefits of teaching children to garden | Tip of the Week

March 05, 2021
Children who grow their own vegetables are five times more likely to eat them according to a 2015 study. Whether it's at school or at home, gardening can benefit their health and...

A Letter From the ALCC President | March

March 01, 2021
I can't believe that spring will be here in less than a month (March 20th)! I'm sure a lot of you are thinking, "We never got a break this year. " With the unseasonably warm...

3 Ice Melt Safety Tips | Tip of the Week

February 26, 2021
Snow and ice can wreak havoc on our sidewalks and pathways. The Front Range's heavy snowfall can melt as the day warms up, then freeze in overnight temperatures, leaving you with a...

Have you started your 2021 landscape plans? | Tip of the Week

February 19, 2021
After the recent deep freeze, it's hard to believe that spring is just at month away. If you enjoy digging in the dirt of your garden, cooking with friends and family on the patio...

5 Tips on how to protect your plants in a deep freeze | Tip of the week

February 12, 2021
The forecast predicts overnight temperatures in the single digits this weekend. Are your plants protected? In this blog, we will share tips on how to protect your indoor and outdoor plants...

What you need to know about soil | Tip of the Week

February 05, 2021
If you're building a house, you need a solid foundation. The same goes for building a landscape. Soil serves as the foundation, so it pays to focus on creating a quality foundation...

A Letter from the ALCC President | February

February 01, 2021
First off, I would like to wish everyone a happy New Year! My hope is that 2021 will be a better year for each and every one of you. The optimism and sense of renewal is especially significant...