Design

The Grass Doesn’t Always Have to be Greener

September 26, 2014
 Colorful ornamental grasses can be a great addition to any garden. Grasses add texture as well as color. If you plant and plan correctly you can have colorful grasses blooming at different...

Attend the Fall Plant and Bulb Sale this Weekend

September 17, 2014
The beginning of the Fall season is right around the corner and there is no better time to purchase your Fall bulbs than this weekend. This weekend, September 19th- 20th the Denver...

Live Chat with Expert Gardeners

August 26, 2014
There is a great opportunity for you to have your gardening questions answered by master gardeners every Monday throughout the Summer. CBC radio station is hosting on air live chats...

There’s Still Time to Plant

August 18, 2014
Mid-August when many plants are mature and looking their best is a great time to explore nearby gardens and take stock of plants you might want to add to your yard before the growing season...

We Want Your Feedback

August 07, 2014
  Phil & Betha give Channel 7 viewers gift ideas Here at Colorado Designscapes we are committed to helping you achieve the home, lawn, and garden of your dreams. Our blog is...

Pet-Friendly Tips for Water Features

August 01, 2014
Many people think it wouldn’t be wise to put man’s best friend in the same back yard with a water feature.  Dogs being dogs, after all, there could be some damage. Yet, it is...

Water Conservation in Colorado

August 01, 2014
Colorado is considered to be a dry and arid climate, despite the increase in rainfall that the Denver area has been experiencing. Water is considered a limited resource in Colorado....

Is Your Landscape a Wildscape?

June 18, 2014
You might not want to coax a bumblebee onto your finger like you would a ladybug --> – but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invite Mrs. Bumblebee into your yard....

Are you tossing your salad when you plant?

June 06, 2014
Take the same basic ingredients as always – basil, tomatoes and lettuce – but this year, toss the salad plants and herbs into a different growing pattern.    Plant...

Tips and Checklist for Tree Planting and Care

April 10, 2014
Pick the right tree for your area. There are many regional differences and specific microclimates within your property – that’s where our expert designers and tree care professionals...

What About Snow and Seeds?

January 24, 2014
There’s snow on the ground, but it’s not too early to think about this year’s garden. Seed catalogs were mailed long ago and the online business is already...

Sustainability Training 2014

January 17, 2014
Yesterday, members of the ALCC’s Sustainability Partners met for their annual training & education seminar.  Designscapes Colorado is proud to be a member of this program again...