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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...

England in Your Own Back Yard

March 11, 2016
Going to England might not be in the plans this year but creating a garden designed to signify its beautiful gardens and country sides are a “must have.” English gardens evoke a natural...

Zone Rules

March 07, 2016
Ozone, time zone, plant zone.  Do you know which zone you’re in?   We’ll soon be buying seeds, flowers, perennials and more, so it’s important to know the plant...

Fire Risk – Is Your Property in Danger?

March 04, 2016
Drought seems to be affecting our society in numerous regions across the country.  Even those who do not reside in rural areas are still at a high risk of being afflicted by wild fires. ...

Let’s Get Ready for Spring

March 01, 2016
We are now about 2 weeks out from springing forward to longer days with later daylight hours and about 3 weeks from the first day of spring.  With days getting longer and warmer,...

Saving Energy with Simple Landscape Amenities

February 26, 2016
One of the most critical conversations of our generation seems to be all about energy conservation and environmental quality. Our current state of awareness to the environment surrounding us...

Fungus Growing in Your Lawn? And We Don’t Mean Mushrooms…

February 22, 2016
Along Colorado’s Front Range, snow mold may be more of an issue this year than in the recent past. Conditions have been ideal for this unsightly turf problem to develop. Turf...

Designscapes Stars

February 18, 2016
Designscapes Colorado supports continuing education and training for all team members in every division of our organization. We feel that a well trained and highly educated work force is...

Make the Most of Garden Shows

February 15, 2016
The opening of the Colorado Garden & Home Show in Denver this weekend  begins the season of garden and home shows statewide.   Throughout February and March, garden shows will...

Game Plan “ Sustainable Landscape”

February 10, 2016
As the population increases people use more resources and generate more waste which consequently leads to legal restriction being enforced on landscape design and maintenance.  Having...

More Than A Porch Light

February 08, 2016
We’re about five weeks away from when we re-set the clocks and spring forward into longer days.   For many, the extended daylight hours brighten our spirits and get us in the mood...

Time for Snow Removal

February 05, 2016
How many times have you been shoveling snow and either slipped on ice and hurt your back, injured your tailbone or even twisted your ankle.  Too often we seem to throw on our winter...