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When you should water your plants in the fall and winter | Tip of the Week

October 30, 2020
Fall is a critical time for lawn care and moisture. Hopefully, you shut down your irrigation system prior to the hard freeze and snow we just had, but your landscape still needs care....

How Fabulous is this? Designscapes Colorado makes CH&L's Fabulous list

October 27, 2020
We are honored to be recognized alongside our industry peers on the 2020 Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Fabulous List! Each year, the Fabulous List recognizes architects,...

Tip of the Week: How to Prepare your Landscape for Snow

October 23, 2020
Along the Front Range, snow is in the weekend forecast. We've already seen temperatures dipping pretty low at night this week, so you should already have prepared your irrigation...

Tip of the Week: Did you plant your spring bulbs yet? Here are some bulb planting tips.

October 16, 2020
This fall's mild temperatures gives us an opportunity to plant now for a beautiful landscape next year. It's a good time to get bulbs into the ground for spring color. Choose...

Designscapes Colorado Renovates Commerce City's First All-inclusive Playground

October 12, 2020
Veterans Memorial Park is now Commerce City's first all-inclusive playground. The 2.6-acre site includes a nature play area and all-inclusive playground areas for 2-5 year-olds and...

Tip of the Week: Turn on the Lights

October 09, 2020
The days are getting shorter, but it's still warm enough to enjoy our outdoor living areas. Fewer hours of daylight shouldn't keep you from enjoying your landscape. Outdoor lighting...

Tip of the Week: Why you should compost your yard waste

October 02, 2020
As the growing season winds down and you prepare your landscape for winter, you may find yourself with a lot of yard waste. Instead of bagging it and tossing it into the garbage, why...

Designscapes Colorado Commercial Team Receives a National Award of Excellence

October 01, 2020
Photo: In this play area, a sensory path, nest and sandblasted totem pole furnish the foreground, while salvaged logs give children the opportunity to feel various textures. ...

4 things you should do to prepare for Denver's temperature shift on Tuesday, September 8

September 04, 2020
Denver's weather officials are calling for an extreme weather shift starting Tuesday, September 8. In some areas, lows are expected to be in the upper 20's. This 60...

How to Manage Those Pesky Japanese Beetles

August 07, 2020
Japanese beetles have descended upon many Front Range communities. These exotic pests love many of our favorite plants, including roses, Virginia creepers, sunflowers, and green bean...

Planting Mid-summer in Colorado

July 31, 2020
Now is a good time to refresh those annuals that have likely begun to fade. For the hot days still ahead, choose perennials that will tolerate the heat and bring color to your harden...

6 reasons why you should not over-react to the brown spots in your lawn

July 24, 2020
This heat wave in the 90-degree range looks like it will be with us for at least another week and many are concerned about what this means for their lawns. Some are showing signs of...