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Are You Ready to Plant?

March 09, 2014
At last, spring really is just around the corner and it’s about time to plant the first seeds of this year’s garden. Depending on the altitude and whether you have a warm...

Have Seasonal Color Deficiency?

March 09, 2014
When the sn ow covers the yard and the sky’s grey as it has been all week, it’s like living in a black and white photo. If you’re feeling as grey as the sky,...

Got the Scoop on Dirt?

January 31, 2014
Pre-season garden work that pays off “Dirt,” “soil” – whatever you call it, some of us like to dig in with our own hands and others would rather have...

What About Snow and Seeds?

January 24, 2014
There’s snow on the ground, but it’s not too early to think about this year’s garden. Seed catalogs were mailed long ago and the online business is already...

What Do Plants Need Now?

January 17, 2014
A bit of winter-time TLC is good for the landscape During the growing season our plants do talk back.  The length of the grass says, “It’s time to mow” and flowers with...

Sustainability Training 2014

January 17, 2014
Yesterday, members of the ALCC’s Sustainability Partners met for their annual training & education seminar.  Designscapes Colorado is proud to be a member of this program again...

Does Ice Melt Harm Plants?

January 10, 2014
The ice melt season is officially here It’s that time of year when the weekend errands could include a trip to the hardware store for ice melt.  It’s a fact of...

Columns & Coffee with ICAA

January 08, 2014
  ICAA – RM Columns & Coffee tour This Saturday, Phil Steinhauer, Holly Terry and Char Farley (front row bottom from immediate left to right) with Designscapes Colorado was...

What’s dressing up your front porch after the holidays?

December 20, 2013
Use containers to create quick winter décor The porch containers and planters of summer can be re-purposed for holiday and winter interest.  Fill them with evergreens and other...

Holiday Plants & Pet Safety

December 16, 2013
Getting a puppy – or have a pet that that loves to chew?  If you are getting a new puppy for Christmas – or have pets that like to chew – it’s a good idea to...

Need Sustainable Shopping Tips?

December 09, 2013
Garden centers are a festive place to shop Have you thought about plants and gardening-related gifts for people on your shopping list this year?   Stopping by the local garden...

Holiday Lighting, Why Hire a Professional?

December 05, 2013
Why should I hire a professional to install landscape lighting this holiday season?  This is a question you may be asking yourself as the traditional holiday season draws near....