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How to control weeds | Tip of the Week

May 14, 2021
Keep weeds in check What is a weed? It's any plant that grows where we don't want it. Often, they are non-native, potentially invasive plants that can outgrow and crowd...

Designscapes Colorado Ranked No. 74 on Lawn & Landscapes Top 100 List of Largest Landscape Companies

May 10, 2021
The 2021 Lawn & Landscape Top 100 is based on 2020 revenue from landscape profit centers. Most information is reported by each company listed, and supplemental data are sourced...

Gift a container garden | Tip of the Week

May 07, 2021
Cut flowers fade and die soon after giving them. Why not give Mom - or any special person in your life - a gift that will give them joy for more than a week? In this blog, we will give you...

A Letter From the ALCC President | May

May 01, 2021
As we continue to navigate our businesses through this pandemic, the ALCC members and staff have been continually working to advocate for the Colorado green industry. The work that they have...

How to maintain a healthy lawn | Tip of the Week

April 30, 2021
A little tough love now will benefit your lawn throughout the growing season. Springtime is when grass grows its feeder roots that will capture water all season long. Later it will grow more...

How to Remove Noxious Weeds | Tip of the Week

April 23, 2021
Bindweed might look like a miniature version of morning glory, but it is a nuisance that seems like it can bake over a garden almost overnight. It is very difficult to control once...

What to Know on Hiring Professional Recruiters | NALP Interviews Designscapes Colorado

April 22, 2021
NALP's Jill Odom interviewed our President and Owner, Phil Steinhauer on the benefits of hiring a professional recruiter. Designscapes Colorado began working with professional...

5 Lawn Mistakes to Avoid | Tip of the Week

April 16, 2021
A healthy lawn not only looks great, but it can prevent erosion, cool the local environment and filter pollutants from air and water. In this blog post, we will tell you the five lawn...

Eddy SLM Certified

April 14, 2021
The Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado 's new program, Sustainable Landscape Management (SLM) Colorado is setting the standard for landscape maintenance in Colorado....

3 Tips for planting pansies | Tip of the Week

April 09, 2021
After recent snows gave them a dose of moisture, and with temperatures heating up along the Front Range, early spring bulbs are popping up in landscapes and giving us a hint of the...

Designscapes Colorado Featured in Construction in Focus Magazine

April 06, 2021
From Blah to Blissful! Our owner and landscape architect, Phil Steinhauer spoke to Construction in Focus Magazine on how landscape design has changed in the last 10 years...

How to prepare your garden tools for spring | Tip of the Week

April 02, 2021
Itching to get out and work in the yard? Planting time really is just around the corner. While you wait until the threat of freeze is over, there are plenty of ways to prepare for the growing...