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Steinhauer is the 2021 ALCC President

January 04, 2021
The Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) has announced its 2021 Board of Directors and our Owner and Landscape Architect, Phil Steinhauer was named this year's...

2021 Plants of the Year | Tip of the Week

January 01, 2021
The National Garden Bureau once again chose five plants of the year. For 2021, they have chosen hibiscus (shrub), monarda or bee balm (perennial), hyacinth (bulb crop), garden bean...

Winter Plant Care | Tip of the Week

December 25, 2020
Plants are a great living gift during the holidays. Be sure you know how to adjust indoor plant care during the winter, and your houseplants will bring you joy well into the new year....

4 Holiday Plants to avoid if you have curious kids or pets | Tip of the Week

December 18, 2020
Live plants are a beautiful addition to your holiday decor. Wreaths of evergreen, eucalyptus, or herbs add a touch of nature and fragrance to your home, and the scent of a fresh...

Designscapes Colorado's "STEP UP" Program adds 18 new members via Zoom

December 11, 2020
Since 2018, the Designscapes Colorado "STEP UP" Program was established to assist some of our legal H2B visa employees to become legal U.S. Permanent Residents. This year,...

How to incorporate 2021's Pantone Color of the year into your landscape | Tip of the Week

December 11, 2020
This week, Pantone announced that it had chosen two colors for 2021 Color of the Year . Pantone chose them as colors of a solid foundation (Ultimate Gray, reminiscent of rocks or...

Tips on how to safely install holiday lighting

December 04, 2020
Some households are celebrating the end of a challenging year by putting on spectacular light displays for the holidays. If you're planning your own holiday light show, keep safety...

How to relieve bloating by exercising in your yard | Tip of the Week

November 27, 2020
Feeling full after a Thanksgiving meal? Your yard and garden can be part of your overindulgence recovery. Two top tips for reliving bloat are: 1. Get Moving Exercise is a...

Designscapes Colorado Ranks No. 38 on ColoradoBiz's Top 200 Private Companies List

November 23, 2020
Based on self-reported revenue in 2019, Designscapes Colorado ranked No. 38 on ColoradoBiz's Top 200 Private Companies in Colorado list.  "It's an honor to make...

DIY Holiday Decorations from your Yard | Tip of the Week

November 20, 2020
Before you go shopping for holiday bric-a-brac, check out what Mother Nature has left in your yard. Yesterday's pruning debris can quickly be transformed into today's seasonal...

How to Garden Indoors | Tip of the Week

November 13, 2020
The backyard garden may be finished for the season, but you can keep your green thumb in shape with an indoor herb garden this fall and winter.  If you choose the right...

Why you should wrap and water your trees | Tip of the Week

November 06, 2020
November is a good time to think about wrapping your vulnerable trees for the winter. If you planted a new tree this fall or have a young tree in your landscape, wrapping it can protect...