Lawn & Garden Care

GRO-LOW SUMAC: Our Favorite Colorado Plant Featured in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles

May 11, 2020
Our owner and Landscape Architect, Phil Steinhauer, along with 39 other landscape design experts chimed in to tell CH&L their favorite low-maintenance plant. One of our...

5 Tips to start a garden this season

May 01, 2020
Happy May! Successful gardening doesn't have to be complicated or exotic. As with many endeavors, keeping the process simple and grounded in the basics pays off. This week we are...

How to Promote Healthy Spring Lawn Growth

April 24, 2020
If you're spending more time at home and in your yard, you might be tempted to water the lawn often -- but don't. Spring is the time when your grass grows its feeder roots that...

How to Apply Fertilizer for a Healthy Lawn - Lawn Care Month

April 03, 2020
April is Lawn Care Month. Take some time over the next few weeks to learn how to give your lawn some love. It will return the favor by providing you a place to reenergize during this...

Your Guide to Conquering Spring

March 17, 2020
Ah! Let's take a moment and breath in the fresh, spring air. Kick off spring with these recommendations from our maintenance pros to enjoy your outdoor living all season long....

Plant Varieties That Are Pollinator-Friendly

March 13, 2020
While there may be bulbs blooming, it is still too early to plant in Colorado. Use this time to plan your spring and summer landscape. While doing so, consider planting for pollinators....

Designscapes Colorado Featured in Landscape Management's "The Big One: Keepin' it Classic"

February 20, 2020
Photo by Derek Johnson Visuals In October, our Maintenance team won the  National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Award of Excellence for Residential Landscape...

Why Winter Watering is Important

January 24, 2020
Whoo! Along the Front Range, this weekends weather forecast will be in the mild 50's. In addition to your weekend ventures and festivities, it is a great time to drag out the hose...

3 ways to bring home texture, color and movement to your yard during the winter

January 21, 2020
Even in the cold, snow and dreariness of January, there’s actually a lot of seasonal color and interest to capture the eye outside. It may not be in your yard – but it could be!...

Tip of the week: A New Year's Resolution to try for 2020

January 20, 2020
While you're making lists and setting goals for 2020, why not make some outdoor plans as well? Is there an outdoor living space you want to create or a dreary corner you want...

Tip of the week: Leave your leaves alone

October 25, 2019
Forget the dreaded feeling of dragging out the rake and trash bags to clock in some hours to get rid of those crunchy fallen leaves. What if we told you that the leaves will improve your...

Tip of the week: 3 tips to get your trees ready for winter

October 11, 2019
As the growing season winds down, it's time to take care of some fall landscaping chores. One chore you may not of added to your list is preparing your trees for winters. Here are...