Pots & Planters

Mother’s Day Plants and Precautions – Tip of the Week

May 07, 2016
Mother’s Day and the start of the new growing season almost coincide.  That makes this holiday one to honor mom with plants she loves.  From the smallest to largest growing space,...

Colorado's Consumable Wild Plants

May 06, 2016
Colorado has some of the best varieties of plant “super foods” known to nature growing in our own back yard.  After extensive studies it has been proven that wild plants...

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...

What are the Benefits of Hiring a Professional Landscape Design Company?

April 26, 2016
    Landscaping is a unique balance of enhancing the natural features outside your home to create an environment that is both attractive and functional.   Trying...

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...

Bright Ideas with Outdoor Lighting

April 01, 2016
You’ve trimmed and pruned all your plantings, aerated your lawn, installed all the new age landscape features known to man and now what??  You’ve worked diligently to cultivate and...

Snow & Wind Can Devastate Trees

March 28, 2016
SNAP!   That’s often the only noise we hear outside in the quite of heavy-falling snow.  It’s the sad sound of a tree branch breaking or worse yet, the side of a...

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...

Bring on the Edible plants

March 21, 2016
No doubt about it, growing veggies is not a passing fad. Edibles are taking over more of the landscape because our taste buds have come to enjoy vine ripened tomatoes and the joy...

And the 2016 Elite Elevating Excellence Award Goes To…

March 17, 2016
PARADISE FOUND – 2016 Elite Award Winner We are proud to announce our Designscapes Colorado Residential Divisional Manager, Charlene Farley Chacon has won the 2016 Elite...

Have You Looked At Your Yard Lately?

March 14, 2016
Today, we require more of our landscapes than ever before.   Back in the day, they were more like a window dressing around a building. They had a token tree or two, a few evergreen...