Green Landscape

Metropolis – Global Cites of Tomorrow – Landscape Architects to the Rescue

September 02, 2016
What’s the future of landscape architecture design?  Designing sustainable large cities with emphasis on outdoor spaces.  Neighborhoods of the future will be built in the fashion...

Designscapes on the Green

August 31, 2016
Left to Right – Travis Sommervold, Dirk Gruber, Jim Carpenter, Reggie Cooper Designscapes employees attended the 2016 Colorado Golf Classic held by CPS Distributors, Inc. on...

Red Idea Alley Festival

August 25, 2016
As a thank you to the amazing community of entrepreneurs, businesses, and others who help make Boulder such a great place to do business in the Natural Products industry, we’re excited...

Lettuce on the Run Means Fall

August 24, 2016
Bolting lettuce is flowering lettuce – but in a sense, that lettuce is also running away. It’s bolting from the growing season when we pick and enjoy it in our salads –...

All About the Curb Appeal

August 19, 2016
KATHLEEN LAVINE / DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL The Denver Business Journal highlighted Designscapes Colorado Owner Philip Steinhauer in their 2016 June Luxury Homes edition. This article...

Shape and Prune for Winter Protection

August 12, 2016
Heavy fall snow pushed this tree over. When we’re still hovering around the 90-degree range, it’s hard to think about the chilly days of winter when snow and winds ravage...

Tip of the Week! Time to Prune Tomatoes

August 04, 2016
Zucchini and peas are pick-able in our gardens now. But otherwise, we’re in the summer stall – waiting for the majority of our plants to ripen for the harvest. Besides watering...

Tip of the Week! Perennials That Are More Than Pretty

July 29, 2016
In the heat of the summer, we’re very aware that some plants take the heat better than others – and that some need more water than others to stay perky. Mother Nature reminds...

Urban Landscape Technology – A Glimpse into Tomorrow

July 21, 2016
Technologist and urban planners have been diligently working on transforming landscape technology for the past several decades.  These metamorphosis will forever change the way we...

Tip of the Week! 3 Smart Ways to Cut Summer Water Bills

July 19, 2016
If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer. With much of Colorado still hovering in the 90s, the heat wave drives up water used for...

Japanese Beetles – The New Plant Invader

July 12, 2016
Close encounter of the most destructive kinds.  Courtesy of Herb Gardens The Japanese Beetle was first found in the United Stated in 1916 near Riverton, New Jersey.  They are...