Annuals & Perennials

Tip of the Week: We Can Plant 4 Months From Today

February 02, 2018
Gar dening in Colorado is a tough job. We can’t plant until mid-May due to frost, plants may be hailed out in June and it could snow in September. Still, we plant, water,...

Tip of the Week: Ready to Pitch Petunias?

September 18, 2017
As we feel fall in the air, we see some of our summer annuals looking tired. With the changes in season, it’s time to switch out the annuals and enjoy the colors of fall.  ...

Tip of the Week: Want More Drama in Your Yard?

August 25, 2017
Perennials never go out of style They show up in sensational shapes-from spikes and mounds to petals delicate and demur. Perennials offer ever-changing colors and...

How Do New Flowers Go from Idea to You?

August 21, 2017
          Every year, growers around the country compete against one another to come up with the next colorful flower breed, that will hopefully one day...

Tip of the Week: Are Your Containers Losing Their Luster?

July 12, 2017
Mid-season fix-ups for flowers on the fritz  By early July, it’s common to have patio containers that are a mix of thriving flowers and foliage and some stragglers that...

The Journey of a Plant: Where did those Beautiful Flowers Come From?

May 25, 2017
  Designscapes Colorado is fortunate enough to have a plant acquisition expert who knows a thing or two about getting you the right kind of annuals. Armed with years of experience, and...

Crazy Colorado Weather: Taking Care of 6,000 Flowers

May 19, 2017
Here at Designscapes Colorado, we know that the crazy Colorado weather can change at just a moments notice. We have seen exactly that this week, but after being in business for 25 years, we...

Tip of the Week: Plant When Conditions are Right

May 04, 2017
The bare root plants starting to show up now in warehouse and some hardware stores are common perennials we grow in Colorado – such as Echinacea, daisies, liatris and daylilies....

Tip of the Week: Rabbits are more Foe than Friend

April 20, 2017
That little bunny sitting out in your yard with the cute cotton tail and twitching nose could be a dangerous foe if he and his kids and cousins like the buffet served up in your landscape....

Tip of the Week: 5 Ways to Love Your Landscape this Weekend

April 13, 2017
With the snowfall behind us and nice weather ahead, the weekend offers a great time to launch the landscape season in your yard. Everything you do now will bring a great ROI...

Start Planning Your Landscape Now – The Denver Post

March 24, 2017
Start planning your landscaping projects now. Here’s how. “Blah.” Does that word or something like it come into your mind when you gaze out at your yard? If it does, perhaps the...

Tip of the Week! What Do Your Plants Need Now?

March 10, 2017
Here’s another Colorado conundrum: the snow pack is at 142% of average and reservoirs are at 106% of normal–but at least 52% of our state is experiencing some level of...