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Cherry Hills Land Preservation Barn Party & Farmers Market Tours

September 29, 2016
left to right – Brian Breed, Philip Steinhauer Designscapes Colorado President, Philip Steinhauer and Residential Landscape Designer Brian Breed were proud participants at this...

Tip of the Week! 6 Hardy Trees for Small Spaces

September 14, 2016
With Saturday, September 10 being National Planting Day, this weekend could be a good time to shop for hardy trees that can spiff up your landscape. Plant Select® has 3 small deciduous...

The Green Industries of Colorado and Supportive Legislation Needs Your Help

September 08, 2016
The Green Industries of Colorado is an alliance of seven trade associates representing all facets of horticulture and landscape industries. GreenCo members are committed to water...

All About the Curb Appeal

August 19, 2016
KATHLEEN LAVINE / DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL The Denver Business Journal highlighted Designscapes Colorado Owner Philip Steinhauer in their 2016 June Luxury Homes edition. This article...

Shape and Prune for Winter Protection

August 12, 2016
Heavy fall snow pushed this tree over. When we’re still hovering around the 90-degree range, it’s hard to think about the chilly days of winter when snow and winds ravage...

Tip of the Week! Perennials That Are More Than Pretty

July 29, 2016
In the heat of the summer, we’re very aware that some plants take the heat better than others – and that some need more water than others to stay perky. Mother Nature reminds...

Urban Landscape Technology – A Glimpse into Tomorrow

July 21, 2016
Technologist and urban planners have been diligently working on transforming landscape technology for the past several decades.  These metamorphosis will forever change the way we...

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...

Green Roofs – Trending in the New Millennium

June 24, 2016
              Green Roofs also known as “euro roofs” have been seen gracing industrial buildings dating back as far as 1935.   It...

Is Your Landscaping Tax Deductible?

June 10, 2016
                              Tax time is generally everyone’s favorite time of the year!...

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:...