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How do you call “911” for the outdoors?

August 23, 2013
Responding to Mother Nature Colorado is sometimes a tough place to live and keep things growing. We braced for a serious drought from which much of the state has been (mostly)...

Newman Awards Honorary Gala Last Night

August 23, 2013
Nothin’ like getting ready for a big event!  We are excited for the upcoming Roberty & Judi Newman Awards on September 26, 2013 at the Pondbank House in Cherry Hills. Last night...

Planting for Fall

August 19, 2013
Plant veggies now for late fall harvest   When we’re just now harvesting tomatoes – it’s hard to think about what we’ll harvest a...

What does it mean to be a member of ALCC?

August 12, 2013
As a member of The Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, Designscapes Colorado is proud to uphold the best management practices of the landscape industry, and to provide the best...

Designscapes Colorado ALCC Member 2013

August 12, 2013
Designscapes Colorado is proud to once again renew our membership with the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado.  Our association with ALCC is important to us because of the...

Do You Like Hummingbirds?

August 10, 2013
Flashy, low-water plants attract fly-ins!  I was just walking one of our client’s homes in Cherry Hills where we do the estate maintenance and I saw two hummingbirds flying above me!...

Embellishing the Outdoors

August 02, 2013
Art – and outdoor art – can be as serious as a commissioned statue or even just plain stuff. A refined bronze eagle obviously qualifies as a work of art, but so does a steel...

Patio Pots Looking a Little Tired?

July 27, 2013
Have you looked closely at the containers on the porch and patio? Some plants may be looking a little straggly and others may have fried in the heat.  If so, take some time this...

Is Your Yard Safe?

July 19, 2013
We think of our yards as the safe haven.     It’s where the dog romps and the kids can run barefoot in the sheer delight of summer.  But the places where little feet and paws step...

Water Bill Too High?

July 12, 2013
  If you have a typical Colorado household, you expect your water bill to go up in the summer.  That’s when we tend to shower more often, have more clothes to wash due...

Smart Irrigation Controllers

July 05, 2013
You run your life with a Smartphone or similar device.  It saves you time and that often saves you money. If you run your sprinkler system with a device made in the last millennium,...

Protecting Your Landscape Investment During a Drought

July 03, 2013
A major financial investment for property owners is their landscape.  With all of the hot and dry weather lately, there has been a lot of talk of water restrictions.  We know that...