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Tip of the Week! Cooling Down a Heat Wave

June 21, 2016
When temps hit the ’90s, lawns start to stress. That is because most of our Colorado lawns are bluegrass, a cool season grass which doesn’t much care for heat waves. When we...

June – Great Outdoors Month 2016

June 01, 2016
The State and National Park of our country represent our natural heritage. Great Outdoors Month takes place from May to July and is an event filled with fun and exciting outdoor activities...

Let’s Explore Nature

May 20, 2016
Nature is earth’s natural present to humanity.  Our environmental gift sustains animal and plant life depend on all overall conditions of planet Earth.  Consequently, human intervention...

Native and Non-Native Plantings

May 13, 2016
The difference between a native plant and non-native plant is quite simple yet imperative to any given environment. Native Plants  Found in “communities of growth” meaning...

Getting to Know Designscapes

May 02, 2016
  Designscapes Colorado, Inc. was incorporated in 1992 and owned by Phil Steinhauer — and today is regionally recognized as a premiere design, construction, and maintenance firm...

Make Room for Our State Flower

April 29, 2016
As the hiking season gets underway, we’ll stroll past Columbine growing entirely on their own in the high country without support from any humans. It’s a miracle of nature...

Colorado Gardening – Pros & Cons

April 11, 2016
Colorado has earned the nickname of “Colorful Colorado” due to its splendid scenery of mountains, rivers, plains, wildlife and lavish landscaping. Don’t underestimate the...

Consider Dog Tuff™ Turf

April 04, 2016
Looking for an easy care turf grass that requires minimal water, mowing, and fertilizing? This new selection could be something to consider if you’re shopping for a new lawn this...

Easter Lilies 101

March 24, 2016
Courtesy of Lady Day Dreams March is the month for Easter and all of its oodles of festivities.  There is nothing more traditional to the Easter holiday then egg decorating and...

A Healthy Environment Starts in Your Yard

January 26, 2016
  We generally use our yard as a place for relaxation, children and pet play areas, family gatherings and for some, a blissful seclusion from the busy world we live in.  But...

Take New Year’s Resolutions Outdoors

January 18, 2016
We’re all making resolutions about what we want to be and do in 2016. So  remember to include your own gardening/outdoor experience.  It’s not on  our minds now, but when...

How Do You Mulch?

December 16, 2014
Written by Soils Matter Wednesday, December 10, 2014   Soil is science and what you put on top of soil matters. If you need to get that point across to clients, you can lean on...