Annuals & Perennials

Invite Pollinators Into Your Yard

June 19, 2020
Next week is Pollinator Week. To celebrate, invite pollinators into your landscape. It's good for them, and it's good for your garden.  What do pollinators do for us?...

Your Guide to Conquering Spring

March 17, 2020
Ah! Let's take a moment and breath in the fresh, spring air. Kick off spring with these recommendations from our maintenance pros to enjoy your outdoor living all season long....

Plant Varieties That Are Pollinator-Friendly

March 13, 2020
While there may be bulbs blooming, it is still too early to plant in Colorado. Use this time to plan your spring and summer landscape. While doing so, consider planting for pollinators....

Designscapes Colorado Featured in Landscape Management's "The Big One: Keepin' it Classic"

February 20, 2020
Photo by Derek Johnson Visuals In October, our Maintenance team won the  National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Award of Excellence for Residential Landscape...

We Can Plant 4 Months From Today! Take these 3 Steps to Prep Your Garden.

February 03, 2020
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,...

Tip of the week: The National Garden Bureau (NGB) names the 5 "Year of the" crops

January 03, 2020
The National Garden Bureau (NGB) has announced their "Year of the"crops for 2020. For you Colorado gardeners, you will be happy to learn that several of the plants can grow...

3 quick tips to prepare for Denver's frost this week

October 08, 2019
Fall has officially arrived.  While the forecast still shows several nice days ahead, that first plant-startling night of frost is here. If you love your heirloom tomatoes,...

Tip of the week: 3 benefits of planting perennials

September 13, 2019
Perennials are a solid, sustainable option for ongoing seasonal color. Late summer and early fall are great times to plant and divide plants that keep giving. Here are the 3 benefits of...

Tip of the Week: Help your plants beat the heat

July 15, 2019
The summer heat started later this year, but July is finally earning its reputation as the hottest month of the year. if your plants have been thriving as a result of early summer...

Save your dahlias for next season

October 22, 2018
  Those beautiful dinner-plate-sized flowers we enjoy until frost need to be rescued before cold weather is here to stay. Take an hour or so during the warm weekend...

Plant bulbs now for next season

September 24, 2018
Bulb planting is an easy-to-ignore fall chore because we don't see the results right away. Nevertheless, if you want to enjoy the first flowers of spring next season, now is...

How you can refresh your patio for the holiday weekend

August 29, 2018
                    If you're gearing up for Labor Day...