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2016 Day of Service – ALCC

April 21, 2016
2016 DAY OF SERVICE Friday, April 22, 2016 Denver Chapter 2015   Get involved with ALCC’s 2016 Day of Service projects. This is one time we come together to...

Which Lawn Care Myths Do You Believe?

April 15, 2016
What Americans think they know – and really don’t know – about lawn care might surprise you. Up to 64% of Americans who have a landscape believe faulty information...

How Steinhauer Tied Leadership to Community Service

April 13, 2016
It took a lot of planning for Phil Steinhauer, CEO of Designscapes Colorado, to pull off the leadership training event for his entire management team one afternoon last December and keep the...

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...

Protect Plants During the Weekend Storm

April 08, 2016
Today’s spring beauty may be gone tomorrow. A major spring snowstorm is on the way to Colorado’s Front Range and this is not welcome news if you love your landscape....

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...

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 Edibles

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 of...

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...