Design

Easter Lilies 101

March 24, 2016
Courtesy of Lady Day Dreams March is the month for Easter and all of its oodles of festivities.  There is nothing more traditional to the Easter holiday then egg decorating and...

And the 2016 Elite Elevating Excellence Award Goes To…

March 17, 2016
PARADISE FOUND – 2016 Elite Award Winner We are proud to announce our Designscapes Colorado Residential Divisional Manager, Charlene Farley Chacon has won the 2016 Elite...

Have You Looked At Your Yard Lately?

March 14, 2016
Today, we require more of our landscapes than ever before.   Back in the day, they were more like a window dressing around a building. They had a token tree or two, a few evergreen...

England in Your Own Back Yard

March 11, 2016
Going to England might not be in the plans this year but creating a garden designed to signify its beautiful gardens and country sides are a “must have.” English gardens evoke a natural...

2016 Popular Trendy Garden Ideas

January 29, 2016
Garden and Landscape Designers shaping our industry has provided an unfolding report on 2016 Gardening Trends.  The Garden Media Group released the 2016 Gardening Trends Report “Syncing...

A Healthy Environment Starts in Your Yard

January 26, 2016
  We generally use our yard as a place for relaxation, children and pet play areas, family gatherings and for some, a blissful seclusion from the busy world we live in.  But...

Take New Year’s Resolutions Outdoors

January 18, 2016
We’re all making resolutions about what we want to be and do in 2016. So  remember to include your own gardening/outdoor experience.  It’s not on  our minds now, but...

Insects: Beneficial vs Harmful

January 15, 2016
Spring and summer is right around the corner and your landscape is desiring attention.  Make sure and keep it healthy by following a few tips that may surprise you.  Beneficial and harmful...

Use hardy ice plants to bring low-growing color

June 03, 2015
Colorado is fortunate to have a wide assortment of plants introduced by Denver Botanic Gardens’ Senior Curator, Panayoti Kelaidis. Among his finds are  South African ice plants...

Giving Your Lawn Tough Love?

April 24, 2015
In the spring, don’t spoil your lawn In the spring, don’t spoil your lawn. Kids who are spoiled keep asking for more. And turf grass that is spoiled by over-watering will also...

Reducing Landfill Waste

March 30, 2015
Reducing landfill waste This year, the Scott paper company introduced its no-tube toilet paper product. The full-page ads that launched this product announced that each year 17 billion TP...

How to Plant Bulbs in Containers during the Winter

September 30, 2014
Spring may seem like it is ages away, but it may be closer than you think. Many people’s favorite part of Spring is seeing all of the colorful flowers bloom and grow, bringing color...