DIY

Happy Earth Day! 3 tips to protect the Earth and put money in your pocket

April 22, 2019
  Earth day is only once a year, but these tips are timeless. It is important that we take steps now to reduce our carbon footprint because our environment is the most...

Refresh your garden with mid-season color

August 08, 2018
By early August, some annual flowers have lost their luster and you may also find a gap in perennials that are in bloom. Now is a prime time to refresh garden areas with...

Tip of the Week: What Should I Plant Now?

August 31, 2017
Toward the end of August and early September, conditions are prime to plant leafy greens, herbs, broccoli and root crops for fall harvest. These plants aren’t made for the long and...

Tip of the Week: Tired of the Weeds?

July 17, 2017
Get after the weeds! It seems everywhere we look in our yards, there’s another weed sprouting up – and most of us would rather NOT spend our time down on our hands...

Tip of the Week: Are Your Containers Losing Their Luster?

July 12, 2017
Mid-season fix-ups for flowers on the fritz  By early July, it’s common to have patio containers that are a mix of thriving flowers and foliage and some stragglers that...

Tip of the Week: Distract Bunnies with Weeds

June 13, 2017
Make a bunny buffet to save your lettuce! It’s a banner year for bunnies across much of the metro area. They love to nibble on almost all flowers and veggies and even...

Will your plants survive?

May 22, 2017
How to cope with a wishy-washy spring Last week we were dodging golf-ball hail stones. This week has brought a change-up from sandals to snow boots. The latest weather...

Crazy Colorado Weather: Taking Care of 6,000 Flowers

May 19, 2017
Here at Designscapes Colorado, we know that the crazy Colorado weather can change at just a moments notice. We have seen exactly that this week, but after being in business for 25 years, we...

Read Soup Can Labels?

May 18, 2017
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...

Tip of the Week: 5 Ways to Love Your Landscape this Weekend

April 13, 2017
With the snowfall behind us and nice weather ahead, the weekend offers a great time to launch the landscape season in your yard. Everything you do now will bring a great ROI for your...

Tip of the Week: The Grass is Always Greener

April 10, 2017
Have you ever wondered how your neighbor got his lawn so green this season? Have you wondered why golf courses in Cherry Hills, Greenwood Village, and Evergreen have such a lush color? Or...

Christmas Blessing – Spiritual Landcapes

December 23, 2016
  Christmas is here and it is time to give thanks for all the absolution we received in the year 2016.  Never forgetting the essence of the holidays and always giving...