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What are plant hardiness zones | Tip of the Week

January 29, 2021
It's often said that the key to successful, sustainable plants is putting the right plant in the right place. But first, you need to know your place. In this blog post we will tell you...

How to Keep your Trees Healthy this Winter | Tip of the Week

January 22, 2021
Trees are one of the most valuable assets in a landscape. With the ongoing drought in Colorado, winter watering is more important than ever to preserve your investment. It's a good...

Why you should plan your spring garden now | Tip of the Week

January 15, 2021
Winter officially began just a few weeks ago, but it's already time to think about what you want in your garden this summer. In this post, we will tell you why you should start...

A Letter from the ALCC President

January 11, 2021
Happy New Year! Our owner was named the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) 2021 president. ALCC spoke with him about his background and his hopes for the future. ...

Why Winter Watering is Important

January 08, 2021
Dry conditions across Colorado means you 'll need to drag out the hose and sprinkler and water your landscape this winter. Snowfall usually provides far less moisture than rain,...

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...