Lawn & Garden Care

Planting Mid-summer in Colorado

July 31, 2020
Now is a good time to refresh those annuals that have likely begun to fade. For the hot days still ahead, choose perennials that will tolerate the heat and bring color to your harden...

6 reasons why you should not over-react to the brown spots in your lawn

July 24, 2020
This heat wave in the 90-degree range looks like it will be with us for at least another week and many are concerned about what this means for their lawns. Some are showing signs of...

4 Tips for Outdoor Water Savings

July 03, 2020
A lot of Colorado is experiencing some form of a drought right now. It's a reminder that water is a valuable and limited resource, especially in our state. Since July is Smart...

Invite Pollinators Into Your Yard

June 19, 2020
Next week is Pollinator Week. To celebrate, invite pollinators into your landscape. It's good for them, and it's good for your garden.  What do pollinators do for us?...

Lawn Stress: What is it and how to treat it

June 12, 2020
Looks like the weather is heating up again. Your lawn might start to look brown or stressed, but resist the urge to simply water more. There are good reasons NOT to turn up the water...

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...