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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...

A Busy Winter for Rodents

February 02, 2016
There can often be a lot of nibbling going on beneath the serene snowscape in your yard.   Snow hides hungry rodents such as voles, mice and even rabbits who spend the winter chewing away...

2016 Popular Trendy Garden Ideas

January 29, 2016
Garden and Landscape Designers shaping our industry has provided an unfolding report on 2016 Gardening Trends.  The Garden Media Group released the 2016 Gardening Trends Report “Syncing...

A Healthy Environment Starts in Your Yard

January 26, 2016
  We generally use our yard as a place for relaxation, children and pet play areas, family gatherings and for some, a blissful seclusion from the busy world we live in.  But...

Gearing Up for Spring

January 25, 2016
Last year’s growing season left everyone more than a bit frustrated. The November 2014 freeze killed, stunned or damaged plant material that had to be removed or pruned. Next, the...