Designscapes News

ALCC Awards are Tonight!

March 14, 2013
I wanted to take a moment to wish one of our very talented Landscape Designers, Holly Terry an early congratulations!  Holly is honored with receiving one of the Green Industry’s...

More Snow!

March 12, 2013
I was surprised last night when I was driving through Greenwood Village and Cherry Hills to see snowflakes falling.  I was more surprised to wake up with some accumulation on the grass and...

Time to Start Seeds Indoors!

March 04, 2013
It’s the first week in March already!  Typically, the last frost date is Mother’s Day, the second Sunday in May each year.  This year, it is on May 12 th .  So, this is the ideal time...

Horticulture & Landscape Architecture Career Day at CSU

February 07, 2013
Just wanted to take a moment today to reach out and thank everyone that participated in the Horticulture & Landscape Architecture ( http://www.hla.colostate.edu/ ) Career Day at...

Houseplant Care Basics

February 04, 2013
Houseplant Display on Channel 7 The topic today on Channel 7 at 11:30 (denverchannel.com) with Bertha Lynn and I is:  Houseplant Care Basics       While...

Winter Watering Important Now!

February 01, 2013
With the words of “drought” continually in the headlines, we are faced with another tough season on our landscapes.  What can you do now?   In order to help your plants survive...

Easy Houseplants

January 28, 2013
Now that the weather is unfavorable for planting outdoors , we can turn our attention to planting design indoors .  House plants are a great way to improve the aesthetics and comfort of...

Gardening Trends for 2013

January 11, 2013
Fed up with the stress and complexities of modern life and more accepting of the current economic conditions, trend setters ahve dubbed 2013 “The Year of Bliss”.  Gardening...

Caring for Holiday Blooming Plants

December 18, 2012
‘Tis the season to give and receive blooming plants during the holidays.  If you receive a blooming plant as a gift, relax and enjoy its beauty.  I thought I would share 6 common...

Terrariums

December 18, 2012
Terrariums are great way to bring nature indoors by displaying plants in an artistic environment.  Terrariums are also a terrific gift idea for a gardener or nature lover this holiday...

Decorating With Pinecones

December 18, 2012
‘Tis the season for decorating for the holidays!  There are so many fun, creative and expensive ways to decorate using pinecones from your own yard. One idea is to hot glue...

Holiday Lighting…LED’s

November 30, 2012
The holidays are upon us, so lets talk about lighting, specifically LED lights.  The LED (Light Emitting Diode) systems have some significant advantages over traditional holiday lights....