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What’s a Waffle Garden?

May 17, 2013
ALCC’s Tip of the Week has me wondering – what is a WAFFLE GARDEN? Warm days, and especially warming soil conditions, make this a prime weekend for planting those seasonal...

Landscaping with Water Restrictions

May 17, 2013
As a leader in the Green Industry, Colorado Designscapes is proud to integrate Green CO’s  Best Management Practices in the landscape work we do.  The Green Industries of Colorado,...

Is the Drought Over?

May 15, 2013
Kristen Fefes with ALCC sent this out yesterday and I thought it had some really good information that I wanted to share with you.  She said: After all this snow and rain, it seems a bit...

Container Gardening 101

May 13, 2013
I know that most of you probably planted up your flower pots and your seasonal color beds this weekend if it wasn’t too muddy in your lawn from the nice bit of moisture we just...

Pallet Gardening

May 13, 2013
Pallet Gardening is hot, hot, hot right now!  Bertha Lynn (denverchannel.com) and I will show viewers today just how easy and unique they are!   Step 1: Find a pallet and either...

Mother’s Day Gifts

May 10, 2013
I wanted to share with you ALCC’s Tip of the Week Take mom back in time  with the new annuals       The bright retro...

Will the Lilacs Bloom?

May 06, 2013
This is a reprint of the ALCC’s Tip of the Week published on Friday, May 3rd: Along the Front Range, snowfall on May 1st feels late for the last blast of winter.  Yet, do you...

Per Square Foot Gardening

May 06, 2013
This Monday, May 6th, Bertha Lynn ( denverchannel.com ) and I will discuss and demonstrate how to plan and construct a Square Foot Garden. Square foot gardening is the practice of planning...

Unusual Containers

April 30, 2013
Unusual Containers to Plant In Phil and Bertha Lynn (denverchannel.com) demonstrated on Monday how creative and fun unusual containers can be for displaying your seasonal color! Even...

Fertilizer 101

April 27, 2013
The following is the Tip of the Week by ALCC: With good weather back in Colorado , you may have a hankering to get outside this weekend and make something happen in the yard.  But if...

10 Basic Practices for Sustainable Landscaping that Anyone Can Adopt

April 24, 2013
This has been published originally by ALCC and thought it was so good, we would include it for all to see: 10 Basic Practices for Sustainable Landscaping that Anyone Can Adopt  How...

Water Strategies for April into May

April 20, 2013
Below is a copy of the Designscapes Colorado and ALCC’s Tip of the Week: Recent heavy snows have gotten us off the hook for watering our lawns for awhile. Still, the growing...