Designscapes News

What’s the Heat Doing to Your Yard?

September 06, 2013
Hot, hot temps well into September aren’t the norm. In a more “normal” year, we would have told you 3 weeks ago that it was time to turn down watering times on the...

Artful Landscape

August 30, 2013
Sometimes the most wonderful spaces are in unexpected places.  Nestled in Greenwood Village Colorado is a spectacularly unique landscape that fuses fine art with the art of landscape...

Pesticide Product Labels are Info-Rich

August 30, 2013
If you count carbs, fat, sodium content or total calories, you’ve read the label on everything you bring home from the grocery store. Are you equally as diligent when it comes to...

Designscapes Colorado is proud to sponsor the inaugural Newman Awards

August 26, 2013
Designscapes Colorado is proud to sponsor the first annual Robert & Judi Newman Awards for excellence in classical and traditional design.  The awards have been established in...

Newman Awards Honorary Gala Last Night

August 23, 2013
Nothin’ like getting ready for a big event!  We are excited for the upcoming Roberty & Judi Newman Awards on September 26, 2013 at the Pondbank House in Cherry Hills. Last night...

How do you call “911” for the outdoors?

August 23, 2013
Responding to Mother Nature Colorado is sometimes a tough place to live and keep things growing. We braced for a serious drought from which much of the state has been (mostly)...

Designscapes Colorado ALCC Member 2013

August 12, 2013
Designscapes Colorado is proud to once again renew our membership with the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado.  Our association with ALCC is important to us because of the...

What does it mean to be a member of ALCC?

August 12, 2013
As a member of The Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, Designscapes Colorado is proud to uphold the best management practices of the landscape industry, and to provide the best...

Embellishing the Outdoors

August 02, 2013
Art – and outdoor art – can be as serious as a commissioned statue or even just plain stuff. A refined bronze eagle obviously qualifies as a work of art, but so does a steel...

Patio Pots Looking a Little Tired?

July 27, 2013
Have you looked closely at the containers on the porch and patio? Some plants may be looking a little straggly and others may have fried in the heat.  If so, take some time this...

Water Bill Too High?

July 12, 2013
  If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer.  That’s when we tend to shower more often, have more clothes to wash due...

Smart Irrigation Controllers

July 05, 2013
You run your life with a Smartphone or similar device.  It saves you time and that often saves you money. If you run your sprinkler system with a device made in the last millennium,...