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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...

ALCC Awards Recognition Continues

April 18, 2013
The Press Release starts by saying, “Seven South Metro Landscapes Win Excellence in Landscape Award”. Innovative Projects Demonstrate Water Conservation and Beauty Can...

Five Million Dollar Club!

April 18, 2013
We were recognized by Alameda Wholesale Nursery I am honored that Designscapes Colorado is the only recipient of the Five Million Dollar Club award by Alameda Wholesale Nursery. ...

Outdoor Lighting and Nightscaping

April 18, 2013
Outdoor lighting can be both functional and fashionable by highlighting the architectural and landscape elements of your home, while also providing safety and security to poorly lit areas....

Landscape Improvements Return on Your Investment

April 15, 2013
Here in Colorado we are looking at drought conditions this summer and you may be wondering if landscape improvements are really worth it this year.  Here are some points that address this...

Air Plants Are a Unique Addition

April 09, 2013
Air plants (also known as Tillandsia) make a unique addition to any home or landscape (during the right temperatures). These are great plants for anyone, especially those that might not...

More Spring Landscape Ideas

April 02, 2013
With more snow expected, most of us will be huddled up indoors wondering if Spring is actually here or not.  The inclement weather does offer a great opportunity to contemplate future...

Safety Comes First at Designscapes Colorado

March 29, 2013
With our spring season starting up and the return of our hard-working and dedicated work force from Mexico (we are proud users of the H2B program), this is the perfect time to review the...

Beautiful Spring Bulbs

March 28, 2013
I wanted to share a couple pictures of some a beautiful yellow daffodil and bright purple dutch iris in a Cherry Hills Village yard. Daffodil in Bloom in Cherry Hills Village  ...

You can still landscape in Stage 2 drought!

March 27, 2013
Denver Water Board declared Stage 2 drought today.  This doesn’t mean that you have to stop landscaping! As ALCC stated this morning “a drought is not a reason to...