Gardens

Landscape Maintenance for Fall

October 05, 2012
Landscape maintenance in Colorado is really important this time of year.  Here at Designscapes Colorado we have put together a quick and easy guide to fall maintenance.  Plants are...

Planting Bulbs in the Fall

October 04, 2012
Bulb planting season is officially here!  September through November is the ideal time of year to plant bulbs for spring.  Temperatures this time of year are in the 40 degree range which is...

Time to Water Your Trees!

September 11, 2012
Just a reminder to our friends and clients – please deep root water your trees now! Arborists are recommending that all trees in the Denver Metro area (Cherry Hills Village, Greenwood...

Got Scorch?

August 23, 2012
Leaf scorch is showing up on the tree leaves of aspen, maple, linden pears and evergreens.  The leaves will look spotted of burned along the leaf margins.  The plant simply cannot take up...

Glamorous Grasses

July 27, 2012
You have probably noticed by driving around town that the use of ornamental grasses has been an increasingly popular choice incorporated in both residential and commercial landscapes.  ...

Homemade Remedies

July 13, 2012
5 Simple Garden Pest Remedies    Phil and Bertha Lynn of Channel 7 (thedenverchannel.com) will demonstrate to the viewers of some simple recipes you can make with ingredients...

Perennials That Bloom Forever

June 20, 2012
Perennials That Bloom Forever…         Well, maybe not forever but, I am always challenged by having color as much as possible in a landscape design and installation. ...

Edible Potted Gardens 2012

June 04, 2012
How about growing your own vegetables and herbs this season?  This is a convenient and cost saving way to enjoy your own fresh foods.  Salad greens and edible flowers provide beauty and...

Plant Select Plants 2012

May 18, 2012
Looking For Something New in the Garden? After our industry’s trade show, the ProGreen Expo (progreen.com) every winter, I always look forward to using some of the new Plant Select...

Container Gardening 101

May 14, 2012
I know that most of you probably planted up your flower pots and your seasonal color beds this weekend if it wasn’t too muddy in your lawn from the nice bit of moisture we just...

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Feature

May 11, 2012
Wow!  Have you seen the cover of May’s issue of Colorado Homes & Lifestyles yet?  I am so honored and proud as an owner of Designscapes Colorado to see one of...

What’s New for 2012 Color?

April 30, 2012
One of the things I love about my job the most as a Landscape Designer in Denver is designing seasonal color for my client’s flower pots and planting beds.  On my TV segment with Bertha...