Annuals & Perennials

Fairy Gardens

October 05, 2012
Are you looking for a fun, whimsical, and easy garden idea this fall?  Why not plant a Fairy garden.  These miniature gardens are great for all ages, are easy to construct, and make great...

Landscape Maintenance for Fall

October 05, 2012
Landscape maintenance in Colorado is really important this time of year.  Here at Designscapes Colorado we have put together a quick and easy guide to fall maintenance.  Plants are...

Planting Bulbs in the Fall

October 04, 2012
Bulb planting season is officially here!  September through November is the ideal time of year to plant bulbs for spring.  Temperatures this time of year are in the 40 degree range which is...

Glamorous Grasses

July 27, 2012
You have probably noticed by driving around town that the use of ornamental grasses has been an increasingly popular choice incorporated in both residential and commercial landscapes.  ...

Perennials That Bloom Forever

June 20, 2012
Perennials That Bloom Forever…         Well, maybe not forever but, I am always challenged by having color as much as possible in a landscape design and installation. ...

Container Gardening 101

May 14, 2012
I know that most of you probably planted up your flower pots and your seasonal color beds this weekend if it wasn’t too muddy in your lawn from the nice bit of moisture we just...

What’s New for 2012 Color?

April 30, 2012
One of the things I love about my job the most as a Landscape Designer in Denver is designing seasonal color for my client’s flower pots and planting beds.  On my TV segment with Bertha...

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...

Planting Fall Bulbs for Spring Color

September 27, 2010
Now is the time to plant your bulbs for dramatic spring color! You want to do this when temperatures are cooler and before the ground freezes so this adds to October’s gardening list of...

Dividing Perennials

August 23, 2010
As we’re approaching the fall season, this is a great time to divide some of your perennials in your garden.  Dividing perennials is an easy, inexpensive, reliable way to propogate...

Patriotic Flowers

June 28, 2010
With the 4th of July holiday just around the corner, Phil is excited to talk about how to get your landscape ready for the holiday! He will have beautiful plant selections, both annual and...

Pretty Penstemons

June 21, 2010
Monday is the 1st day of summer and what better day than to talk about a beautiful perennial that thrives here in Colorado! In fact, most of the species are native to the western states....