Lawn & Garden Care

Crazy Colorado Weather: Taking Care of 6,000 Flowers

May 19, 2017
Here at Designscapes Colorado, we know that the crazy Colorado weather can change at just a moments notice. We have seen exactly that this week, but after being in business for 25 years, we...

Read Soup Can Labels?

May 18, 2017
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...

A Deal too Good to be True: Watch Out for the Word “Free”

April 17, 2017
Everyone loves a good deal, but the well known adage often holds some truth to it. “If it looks to be too good to be true, it probably is.” Right now, landscaping season is...

Tip of the Week: The Grass is Always Greener

April 10, 2017
Have you ever wondered how your neighbor got his lawn so green this season? Have you wondered why golf courses in Cherry Hills, Greenwood Village, and Evergreen have such a lush color? Or why...

Start Planning Your Landscape Now – The Denver Post

March 24, 2017
Start planning your landscaping projects now. Here’s how. “Blah.” Does that word or something like it come into your mind when you gaze out at your yard? If it does, perhaps the...

Tip of the Week! What Do Your Plants Need Now?

March 10, 2017
Here’s another Colorado conundrum: the snow pack is at 142% of average and reservoirs are at 106% of normal–but at least 52% of our state is experiencing some level of...

Tip of the Week! Is your Crocus Showing?

March 03, 2017
During this warm weekend, take a minute to poke around where you planted bulbs last fall. We’re almost on the brink of bulb season and you may soon see some signs of emerging...

Tip of the Week! Get Ready for the Growing Season

February 24, 2017
February isn’t exactly the growing season in Colorado, but the season is just around the corner. Here are three things you can do right now to get our soon-to-be growing season off to...

Tip Of The Week! How To Get Beyond Humdrum

January 13, 2017
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! Think Spring…Even If It’s 5 Below Zero

January 06, 2017
We may be knee deep in snow, but it’s a New Year and not too soon to think about what’s just a few months ahead in the growing season. This deep freeze reminds us there are...

Christmas Blessing – Spiritual Landcapes

December 23, 2016
Christmas is here and it is time to give thanks for all the absolution we received in the year 2016.  Never forgetting the essence of the holidays and always giving back to those in...