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How to get rid of Aphids and Japanese Beetles in your garden | Tip of the Week

August 06, 2021
Recent hot days and precipitation are a perfect combination for insects in our gardens and landscapes. Keep an eye on your garden, especially edible plants, and act on pests as soon as you...

A Letter from the ALCC President | August

August 02, 2021
I can't believe I am more than halfway through my term as ALCC President. It has been a pleasure to meet and talk with so many new faces in our industry.  As we are in the middle...

The benefit of Drip Irrigation | Tip of the Week

July 30, 2021
When your faucet drips, it wastes water. When your irrigation drips, it could be using water wisely.  In this blog post we will share the benefits of a drip irrigation system. Drip...

What is grass cycling | Tip of the Week

July 23, 2021
Emptying your grass catcher can be a hot, messy job in the heat of the summer. Save yourself the work and improve your landscape in the process by grasscycling. Leaving your grass clippings on...

How to save money on your irrigation system| Tip of the Week

July 16, 2021
Water-efficient sprinklers, smart controllers and low-maintenance plants help you conserve water and save time on maintaining your landscape. Using less water can save you money, too, after...

How to care for your plants in the Colorado heat | Tip of the Week

July 09, 2021
The Front Range is hot right now, and your plants might be feeling it a little too much. In this blog, we will give you a few tips for helping your landscape cope with high temperatures and...

How Smart Technology can save you money and water | Tip of the Week

July 02, 2021
Smart technology can help you save money, conserve water, and keep your landscape looking great. As we kick off Smart Irrigation Month , in this blog post, we will give you a tip for using...

A Letter From the ALCC President | July

July 01, 2021
Do we ever get a break? With record rainfall this past spring and now going into summer, with record consecutive hundred-degree days, we continue to work through these challenges and provide...

How to incoporate native grasses | Tip of the Week

June 25, 2021
Turf serves an important purpose: it provides recreation areas for adults, kids, and pets alike. But native grasses bring a character all their own, with the added bonus of being low-water...

Designscapes Colorado Ranked No. 74 on LM150 List of Largest Landscape Companies

June 18, 2021
The LM150 list , published by national trade publication Landscape Management,    represents approximately the top 1% of landscape industry companies. CLEVELAND - June 18,...

Celebrate Pollinator Week | Tip of the Week

June 18, 2021
Next week is Pollinator Week,  when we celebrate all that the many types of pollinators -- bees, butterflies, birds, bats, flies and more -- do for us. Remember that when it's hot...

What is the cycle-and-soak watering method | Tip of the Week

June 11, 2021
As temperatures rise, you may be tempted to run your sprinkler system longer. But resist that temptation, and instead practice cycle-and-soak watering. It's an efficient way to keep your...