Gardens

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...

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...

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...

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 mildew...

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...

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...

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....

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. August...

Columns & Coffee

August 19, 2014
The Institute of Classical Art and Architecture promotes and advocates for the classical traditions of architecture and its allied arts. The ICAA promotes the education of students,...