Maintenance

Designscapes Colorado wins gold in NALP awards for A Neoclassic Formal Garden

October 30, 2019
The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)  held their annual Awards of Excellence that showcase projects in landscape, lawn care, interior maintenance,...

3 quick tips to prepare for Denver's frost this week

October 08, 2019
Fall has officially arrived.  While the forecast still shows several nice days ahead, that first plant-startling night of frost is here. If you love your heirloom tomatoes,...

Tip of the week: 3 steps to prepare your bulb garden

September 20, 2019
Autumn officially begins on Monday, but it's a good time of year to plan ahead for your spring bulb garden. Rather than lament the end of summer, use the weekend to get out into your yard...

Tip of the week: 5 ways to prepare your landscape for fall

September 06, 2019
Even with the grass slowing down and temperatures cooling, you still need to give your landscape a little TLC to keep it healthy as we head towards its winter "hibernation"....

Tip of the Week: Cycle and Soak Your Landscape

July 01, 2019
Now that temperatures are finally heating up in Colorado, it's time to think about how to water your landscape sufficiently yet efficiently. Water providers and sustainability experts talk...

Leave your leaves for your mower

November 05, 2018
                    If you mow your leaves and leave them on top of...

Need a landscaper? 5 things to look for in a landscape company

July 30, 2018
Photo by David Lauer Photography Landscapes are an extension of your home to be enjoyed throughout the seasons. Though it adds value, it is a big investment. It is important...

Tip of the Week: Info to know before you mow

May 22, 2018
Lawn mowing and outdoor maintenance season is upon us and that means getting equipment in good running order. If you have not yet started the mower or are teaching a young family...

Tip of the Week: Are you a lazy lawn mower?

April 09, 2018
Mowing lawns less frequently is practical, time saving and economical when it comes to having a pollinator friendly yard. These are the findings recently published by the U. S. Department...

Tip of the Week: Pay Attention to What you buy and Apply

April 05, 2018
  As the gardening season takes off, many of us will be off to the hardware store and garden center for products to control pests and weeds and to fertilize our plants. What...

Tip of the Week: Take Care of Thirsty Plants

January 12, 2018
During the dormant season, plants don’t seem to tell us much about how thirsty they are. Grass doesn’t look overly stressed, leaves don’t appear wilted and because we are...

Tip of the Week: It’s Time to Water Plants

January 05, 2018
The spritz of snow we had this week is a drop in the bucket when it comes to moisture needed to keep plants healthy. This is not a time to be complacent about dry plants. We need +/- 10...