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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...

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 Edibles & Medicinal

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

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...

Resident Hawk – Welcoming Mr. & Mrs. Swany

April 28, 2016
  Designscapes Colorado has the pleasure of having two Swainson Hawks take residency on our property after their record breaking yearly migration.   Every year these...

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...

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 about...

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. Spring...