Gardens

Time to Tuck Your Garden in For Winter

October 10, 2014
Veggie growth in most edible gardens is about done because of the cooler night-time temps and fewer hours of daylight.   With less going on, it’s time to think about fall clean-up....

Fall Composting

October 08, 2014
With the Fall season well underway many people are setting aside their weekends to clean up their gardens and prepare their home for cooler weather. When you are cleaning up your garden it...

Dip, Duck, Doge, and Divide!

October 07, 2014
The Fall season is a great time to divide the beautiful perennials in your garden. Dividing your perennials is a great way to revive older plants while at the same time creating brand new...

Plant Bulbs for Early Spring Color

October 06, 2014
Now is the best time to plant tulips, daffodils and other bulbs that will be the first sign of spring next season.  Planting now gives them time to develop roots before the ground...

How to Plant Bulbs in Containers during the Winter

September 30, 2014
Spring may seem like it is ages away, but it may be closer than you think. Many people’s favorite part of Spring is seeing all of the colorful flowers bloom and grow, bringing color...

The Grass Doesn’t Always Have to be Greener

September 26, 2014
 Colorful ornamental grasses can be a great addition to any garden. Grasses add texture as well as color. If you plant and plan correctly you can have colorful grasses blooming at different...

Fall is for Planting

September 22, 2014
Many people don’t think of Fall as a planting season. However, contrary to popular belief the Fall season is an excellent season for the planting and growing of beautiful and lush...

Plant Pansies, Mums and More

September 22, 2014
  Trees turning color remind us that the time has come to refurbish patio and porch containers with the bright colors of fall.  And that goes for bed areas too. Now that...

Congratulations Phil Steinhauer, Newman Award Winner 2014

September 18, 2014
Designscapes Colorado’s owner and founder Phil Steinhauer was awarded the prestigious Newman Award for Landscape Architecture last night, September 17th. This was the second annual...

Attend the Fall Plant and Bulb Sale this Weekend

September 17, 2014
The beginning of the Fall season is right around the corner and there is no better time to purchase your Fall bulbs than this weekend. This weekend, September 19th- 20th the Denver...

How to Fight the Frost

September 16, 2014
The last two days of cool weather have been a wake-up call that summer is fading and fall is almost here. Many of us want to hang on to our colorful pots of annuals and the fresh basil...

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...