Gardens

Winter Watering Important Now!

February 01, 2013
With the words of “drought” continually in the headlines, we are faced with another tough season on our landscapes.  What can you do now?   In order to help your plants...

Gardening Trends for 2013

January 11, 2013
Fed up with the stress and complexities of modern life and more accepting of the current economic conditions, trend setters ahve dubbed 2013 “The Year of Bliss”.  Gardening...

How to make a Bird Feeder form a Gourd

October 25, 2012
Making a bird feeder from a gourd is a fun and easy seasonal activity that the Designscapes Colorado team would like to share with you.  To make a bowl feeder, first cut a gourd in two...

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...

Fairy Gardens

October 05, 2012
Are you looking for a fun, whimsical, and easy garden idea this fall?  Why not plant a Fairy garden.  These miniature gardens are great for all ages, are easy to construct, and make great...

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...