Lawn & Garden Care

Will the Lilacs Bloom?

May 06, 2013
This is a reprint of the ALCC’s Tip of the Week published on Friday, May 3rd: Along the Front Range, snowfall on May 1st feels late for the last blast of winter.  Yet, do you...

Per Square Foot Gardening

May 06, 2013
This Monday, May 6th, Bertha Lynn ( denverchannel.com ) and I will discuss and demonstrate how to plan and construct a Square Foot Garden. Square foot gardening is the practice of planning...

Fertilizer 101

April 27, 2013
The following is the Tip of the Week by ALCC: With good weather back in Colorado , you may have a hankering to get outside this weekend and make something happen in the yard.  But if...

Landscape Improvements Return on Your Investment

April 15, 2013
Here in Colorado we are looking at drought conditions this summer and you may be wondering if landscape improvements are really worth it this year.  Here are some points that address this...

More Spring Landscape Ideas

April 02, 2013
With more snow expected, most of us will be huddled up indoors wondering if Spring is actually here or not.  The inclement weather does offer a great opportunity to contemplate future...

Beautiful Spring Bulbs

March 28, 2013
I wanted to share a couple pictures of some a beautiful yellow daffodil and bright purple dutch iris in a Cherry Hills Village yard. Daffodil in Bloom in Cherry Hills Village...

Spring is Here, What’s on Your Landscape List?

March 26, 2013
Yep its March in Colorado, which means the weather can turn on a dime.  Sun, snow, wind, and rain can all be expected, sometimes in the same day!  Don’t let the changes in the...

Spring Lawn Maintenance in Denver

March 14, 2013
Our spring landscape maintenance newsletter went out in the mail a couple weeks ago and is full of really important information that you should be doing in your yard now ! Spring Lawn...

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 survive...

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...

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...