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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...

Need Sustainable Shopping Tips?

December 09, 2013
Garden centers are a festive place to shop Have you thought about plants and gardening-related gifts for people on your shopping list this year?   Stopping by the local garden...

How Green is Your Holiday Tree?

November 25, 2013
Tips for sustainable décor This year, the gap between Thanksgiving and traditional Christmas is a narrow one.  Many of us will be hauling out the...

October is About Fall Color

October 04, 2013
October is about fall color  Do you have to look across the street to see the bright and earthy colors that say it’s fall?  If your yard is missing fall color, take note of...

ALCC Sustainable Partner Press Release

June 17, 2013
For Immediate Release:  June 10, 2013 Contact: Designscapes Colorado (303) 721-9003  email: info@designscapes.org                                              ...

Pretty Low-Water Perennials

May 25, 2013
Why we love perennials – they keep coming back!   Perennials are user friendly for the gardener who wants to scale back on annual planting chores.  You plant perennials once...

What’s a Waffle Garden?

May 17, 2013
ALCC’s Tip of the Week has me wondering – what is a WAFFLE GARDEN? Warm days, and especially warming soil conditions, make this a prime weekend for planting those seasonal...

Landscaping with Water Restrictions

May 17, 2013
As a leader in the Green Industry, Colorado Designscapes is proud to integrate Green CO’s  Best Management Practices in the landscape work we do.  The Green Industries of Colorado,...

Per Square Foot Gardening

May 06, 2013
This Monday, May 6th, Bertha Lynn ( denverchannel.com ) and I will discuss and demonstrate how to plan and construct a Square Foot Garden. Square foot gardening is the practice of planning...

Landscape Improvements Return on Your Investment

April 15, 2013
Here in Colorado we are looking at drought conditions this summer and you may be wondering if landscape improvements are really worth it this year.  Here are some points that address this...

Air Plants Are a Unique Addition

April 09, 2013
Air plants (also known as Tillandsia) make a unique addition to any home or landscape (during the right temperatures). These are great plants for anyone, especially those that might not...