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Japanese Beetles – The New Plant Invader

July 12, 2016
Close encounter of the most destructive kinds.  Courtesy of Herb Gardens The Japanese Beetle was first found in the United Stated in 1916 near Riverton, New Jersey.  They are...

Tip of the Week! Beware: Insects are Invading

July 01, 2016
                Our run of sunny days hitting 90 degrees and higher plus rainy evenings has created an explosion of insects in...

Tip of the Week! Give Thirsty Pollinators a Drink Without Drowning Them

June 30, 2016
One of the problems that traditional bird baths and outdoor water features have is that bees and other small pollinators try to perch on the sides, and lose their balance. Often their perch...

Tip of The Week! Mulch is Good for Your Landscape

June 15, 2016
As the Front Range heads into the first heat wave of the season, we know our plants will be thirstier and of course, we’ll be watering them more. When we crank up the water, we should...

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...

Tip of the Week! Coming Soon Rain Barrels in Your Garden

May 31, 2016
Rain barrels will soon be legal in Colorado thanks to a bill Governor Hickenlooper signed earlier this month. Following are the 5 W’s about rain barrels and a little more:...

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...

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...