Outdoor Living Spaces

Fires in the Fall

August 20, 2014
                      As the summer winds down and the weather turns cooler, many people search for a...

With Kids/Pets, Deal with Mushrooms

August 11, 2014
Have you found mushrooms popping up in the lawn or other areas in your yard? If so, you may be wondering what, if anything you should do with them.  If you have children or pets,...

There’s a Snake in My… Garden

August 07, 2014
Summer is a time of enjoyment and exploration for everyone, including snakes. Many people start spotting snakes in and around their garden during the late summer months as the fall months...

Pet-Friendly Tips for Water Features

August 01, 2014
Many people think it wouldn’t be wise to put man’s best friend in the same back yard with a water feature.  Dogs being dogs, after all, there could be some damage. Yet, it is...

Why are There so Many Spiders?

July 31, 2014
The middle to end of July marks the beginning of monsoon weather in Colorado. This year, the El Nino cycle will force moisture from coastal regions up over the mountains creating massive...

Yard Safety Tips: For You and Your Pets

July 18, 2014
  We think of our yards as the safe haven:  It’s where the dog romps and the kids can run barefoot in the sheer delight of summer.  This safe haven for your family...

Get Your Lawn Off to a Healthy Start

May 16, 2014
The season of graduation celebrations, weddings and other backyard events is upon us – and the lawn needs to look good for the party. Making the lawn attractive may not seem like...

Landscapes in South Metro Denver

September 23, 2013
In April of this year, the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado handed out their annual landscape awards.  Many of the award winning landscapes are located in the South Metro area of...

Artful Landscape

August 30, 2013
Sometimes the most wonderful spaces are in unexpected places.  Nestled in Greenwood Village Colorado is a spectacularly unique landscape that fuses fine art with the art of landscape design....

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,...

Seasonal Accents for Fall

October 22, 2012
Fall is such a beautiful time of year, so at Designscapes Colorado, we thought we would share some creative ways to accent your home to match the season.  There are so many items that...

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...