Gardens

Tip of the Week! Sometimes it’s OK to Break the Rules

May 26, 2016
We’ve pined away all winter long to see green grass and smell the petunias – and our moment is finally here. We passed the date of last frost a few days ago and now we can get...

Tip of the Week! Be Inspired by Small Spaces

May 17, 2016
Rock and miniature gardening has become extremely popular and there are  new, fresh ideas worth trying – even if your growing area is a small one. For our high altitude...

Native and Non-Native Plantings

May 13, 2016
The difference between a native plant and non-native plant is quite simple yet imperative to any given environment. Native Plants  Found in “communities of growth” meaning...

Getting to Know Designscapes

May 02, 2016
  Designscapes Colorado, Inc. was incorporated in 1992 and owned by Phil Steinhauer — and today is regionally recognized as a premiere design, construction, and maintenance firm...

Make Room for Our State Flower

April 29, 2016
As the hiking season gets underway, we’ll stroll past Columbine growing entirely on their own in the high country without support from any humans. It’s a miracle of nature...

What are the Benefits of Hiring a Professional Landscape Design Company?

April 26, 2016
    Landscaping is a unique balance of enhancing the natural features outside your home to create an environment that is both attractive and functional.   Trying...

Colorado Gardening – Pros & Cons

April 11, 2016
Colorado has earned the nickname of “Colorful Colorado” due to its splendid scenery of mountains, rivers, plains, wildlife and lavish landscaping. Don’t underestimate the...

Bright Ideas with Outdoor Lighting

April 01, 2016
You’ve trimmed and pruned all your plantings, aerated your lawn, installed all the new age landscape features known to man and now what??  You’ve worked diligently to cultivate and...

Easter Lilies 101

March 24, 2016
Courtesy of Lady Day Dreams March is the month for Easter and all of its oodles of festivities.  There is nothing more traditional to the Easter holiday then egg decorating and...

And the 2016 Elite Elevating Excellence Award Goes To…

March 17, 2016
PARADISE FOUND – 2016 Elite Award Winner We are proud to announce our Designscapes Colorado Residential Divisional Manager, Charlene Farley Chacon has won the 2016 Elite...

Have You Looked At Your Yard Lately?

March 14, 2016
Today, we require more of our landscapes than ever before.   Back in the day, they were more like a window dressing around a building. They had a token tree or two, a few evergreen...

England in Your Own Back Yard

March 11, 2016
Going to England might not be in the plans this year but creating a garden designed to signify its beautiful gardens and country sides are a “must have.” English gardens evoke a natural...