Green Landscape

Got the Scoop on Dirt?

January 31, 2014
Pre-season garden work that pays off “Dirt,” “soil” – whatever you call it, some of us like to dig in with our own hands and others would rather have...

What About Snow and Seeds?

January 24, 2014
There’s snow on the ground, but it’s not too early to think about this year’s garden. Seed catalogs were mailed long ago and the online business is already...

What Do Plants Need Now?

January 17, 2014
A bit of winter-time TLC is good for the landscape During the growing season our plants do talk back.  The length of the grass says, “It’s time to mow” and flowers with...

Sustainability Training 2014

January 17, 2014
Yesterday, members of the ALCC’s Sustainability Partners met for their annual training & education seminar.  Designscapes Colorado is proud to be a member of this program again...

Need Sustainable Shopping Tips?

December 09, 2013
Garden centers are a festive place to shop Have you thought about plants and gardening-related gifts for people on your shopping list this year?   Stopping by the local garden...

How Green is Your Holiday Tree?

November 25, 2013
Tips for sustainable décor This year, the gap between Thanksgiving and traditional Christmas is a narrow one.  Many of us will be hauling out the...

Time to Hang Your Holiday Lights!

November 08, 2013
Make your home shimmer Holiday lighting is a top trend in seasonal holiday décor.   Lighting makes any home festive and the process doesn’t have to be complicated.  Stand...

What does it mean to be a member of ALCC?

August 12, 2013
As a member of The Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, Designscapes Colorado is proud to uphold the best management practices of the landscape industry, and to provide the best...

Protecting Your Landscape Investment During a Drought

July 03, 2013
A major financial investment for property owners is their landscape.  With all of the hot and dry weather lately, there has been a lot of talk of water restrictions.  We know that...

ALCC Sustainable Partner Press Release

June 17, 2013
For Immediate Release:  June 10, 2013 Contact: Designscapes Colorado (303) 721-9003  email: info@designscapes.org                                              ...

2013 CSU PLANET Student Career Days

June 13, 2013
Designscapes Colorado would like to congratulate the CSU team for a strong finish in the 2013 PLANET Student Career Days! Colorado State University finished 6th among 62 universities and...

What’s a Waffle Garden?

May 17, 2013
ALCC’s Tip of the Week has me wondering – what is a WAFFLE GARDEN? Warm days, and especially warming soil conditions, make this a prime weekend for planting those seasonal...