Lawn & Garden Care

What’s the Heat Doing to Your Yard?

September 06, 2013
Hot, hot temps well into September aren’t the norm. In a more “normal” year, we would have told you 3 weeks ago that it was time to turn down watering times on the...

Pesticide Product Labels are Info-Rich

August 30, 2013
If you count carbs, fat, sodium content or total calories, you’ve read the label on everything you bring home from the grocery store. Are you equally as diligent when it comes to...

How do you call “911” for the outdoors?

August 23, 2013
Responding to Mother Nature Colorado is sometimes a tough place to live and keep things growing. We braced for a serious drought from which much of the state has been (mostly)...

Smart Irrigation Controllers

July 05, 2013
You run your life with a Smartphone or similar device.  It saves you time and that often saves you money. If you run your sprinkler system with a device made in the last millennium,...

Are Your Plants Wilting in the Heat?

June 14, 2013
If you need assistance with your irrigation adjustments to accomodate the heat, please contact us at 303-721-9003.  Thank you.    Have you noticed that the heat wave this...

Landscaping with Water Restrictions

May 17, 2013
As a leader in the Green Industry, Colorado Designscapes is proud to integrate Green CO’s  Best Management Practices in the landscape work we do.  The Green Industries of Colorado,...

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...

Is the Drought Over?

May 15, 2013
Kristen Fefes with ALCC sent this out yesterday and I thought it had some really good information that I wanted to share with you.  She said: After all this snow and rain, it seems a bit...

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...

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...

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...