Designscapes News

Storing your Summer Crops

September 11, 2014
After a bountiful summer harvest you and your green thumb may be overwhelmed by the mass quantity of vegetables and fruit that your garden has produced. You may be wondering exactly just what...

DIY: Creating the Perfect Fall Pots

September 10, 2014
Glimpses of the Fall season seem to keep appearing as the season draws nearer. Brisk Autumn breezes, the siren call of Starbucks seasonal drinks, and the promise of festivities hang in the...

Fall Decorations

September 09, 2014
Fall is right around the corner and there is no better time than the present to begin decorating for this festive and fun season. Outdoor decor and fall pots can really spruce up your home...

Is Wildlife Chomping on Your Garden?

September 08, 2014
Just like Mr. McGregor, many gardeners are plagued with the likes of Peter Rabbit and other critters who are intent on feasting on their ripening gardens.  As the corn and tomatoes...

Chihuly Nights at the Denver Botanic Gardens

September 05, 2014
The Denver Botanic Gardens has a multitude of special events going on right now. The Botanic Gardens are hosting one of the first Rocky Mountain exhibitions of the American Artist, Dale...

It’s Corn Maze Time!

September 04, 2014
This year the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is hosting a corn maze for the Fall season. This 8 acre corn maze is sure to excite and thrill your children. The maze is shaped like a...

Join Us: Opening of Cuatro Vientos Park

September 02, 2014
Come and enjoy the opening of one of Denver’s newest parks, Cuatro Vientos Park/ Four Winds Park on Saturday, September 6th. The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin promptly at...

Tomatoes Aren’t Ripening as Usual

August 29, 2014
This summer’s weather pattern has definitely caused problems in our gardens. Many gardeners are complaining that their tomatoes are slow to ripen.  And others have spotted...

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...

The Emerald Ash Borer: Coming Soon to a Community Near You

August 25, 2014
The Emerald Ash Borer is a small insect that is native to Russia and China. The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive species that has the ability to move quickly through a population of trees....

Help your Landscape Love your Pet

August 25, 2014
While we enjoy the outdoor ambiance in our yards, we sometimes lose track of the fact that plants we love can be downright toxic to dogs and cats.   A few plant adjustments and other...

Gardening in August

August 21, 2014
As August winds down and cooler weather begins to sink in you may be thinking that gardening season is over. But don’t give up on gardening just yet. It is bulb planting season....