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Add More Light and Still See the Stars

January 16, 2015
Brighten the sky without hiding the stars We’re still in the long, dark days of winter. In the morning when we pull out of the driveway, it’s dark – and often the same...

What Do Plants Need in January?

January 16, 2015
Even in winter, plants need TLCEven in winter, plants need TLC If you look across your yard during the dormant season, an overgrown lawn isn’t crying out to be mowed and there...

Planting Your Next Plant Oasis

December 16, 2014
It may be only months, but it feels like an eternity ’til we see the peonies bloom again. That’s a sad thought for many, but the good news is that we can use the nice weekend...

Post Halloween Landscape TLC

December 16, 2014
Once the Halloween treats have been handed out to the ghosts and goblins, make a note that it’s time to give the lawn it’s biggest and final treat of the season. That would be...

Protecting Your Trees from Winter Damage

December 16, 2014
The first big snowfall of the season is always a wake-up call to prepare the landscape for the winter ahead. Winterize the sprinkler system, mulch around perennials – and protect...

The Hazards of Ice Melt

December 16, 2014
Colorado’s recent dive into the deep freeze meant a lot of us were strewing ice melt over steps and walkways. It’s a fact of life during the Colorado winter.   While we...

Festive Pottery During the Holidays

December 16, 2014
Outdoor plant containers don’t have to be packed away until spring. Those planters that grew petunias and pansies a few months ago can be dressed up for the holidays – and...

How Green Do You Deck the Halls?

December 16, 2014
It’s traditional to deck the halls during the holidays with greenery dressed up with bows and lights.   There are also green paybacks to be had in your wallet and the environment...

How Do You Mulch?

December 16, 2014
Written by Soils Matter Wednesday, December 10, 2014   Soil is science and what you put on top of soil matters. If you need to get that point across to clients, you can lean on...

Denver’s Lighting Up for the Holidays

December 16, 2014
As the holidays approach us, there are many things Denver has to offer for those looking for something fun to do this holiday season. Blossoms of Light The first light exhibit that is...

What About Those Leaves?

October 24, 2014
Did you know that leaves really don’t “turn” color per se?   The colors we see in fall leaves have actually been there all season long!    In the fall when the...

Cheering For the Home Team!

October 23, 2014
Here at Designscapes Colorado, our company’s blood runs blue and orange! We want to wish our Broncos good luck during their tough season this year! We would like to extend an...