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Tip of the Week: Want More Drama in Your Yard?

August 25, 2017
Perennials never go out of style They show up in sensational shapes-from spikes and mounds to petals delicate and demur. Perennials offer ever-changing colors and...

How Do New Flowers Go from Idea to You?

August 21, 2017
          Every year, growers around the country compete against one another to come up with the next colorful flower breed, that will hopefully one day...

Tip of the Week: Are Your Trees Ready for Winter?

August 14, 2017
We often take trees for granted. We forget they are the most expensive part of our landscapes. And if we’re not caring for them properly, we’re not protecting our long-term...

Designscapes Colorado Gives Back

August 08, 2017
Designscapes Colorado, as part of our 25th anniversary celebration, has partnered with Clayton Early Learning to bring a community garden to those who otherwise would not have access to fresh...

Colorado Faces Construction Worker Shortage: Landscape Companies are Feeling the Impact

August 02, 2017
Colorado, specifically the Denver area, is facing a huge shortage of construction workers, and the green industry is feeling the impact. With more cranes in the sky than most major...

Tip of the Week: Fight Crime with Daisies

July 26, 2017
Landscapes can help create a barrier against thieves Whether we recognize it or not, simply being around greenery has a calming effect that helps people relax and will even deter...

Tip of the Week: Tired of the Weeds?

July 17, 2017
Get after the weeds! It seems everywhere we look in our yards, there’s another weed sprouting up – and most of us would rather NOT spend our time down on our hands...

Tip of the Week: Are Your Containers Losing Their Luster?

July 12, 2017
Mid-season fix-ups for flowers on the fritz  By early July, it’s common to have patio containers that are a mix of thriving flowers and foliage and some stragglers that...

Tip of the Week: Help Veggies Beat the Heat

July 08, 2017
These past weeks have had scorching temperatures – and there will be more hot days ahead. Each successive heat wave threatens the health of our veggies. It’s up to us as...

The Importance of Hiring the Right Landscape Company

July 06, 2017
The Choices Just a quick google search will show you the countless options of landscape designers that work in our local area. But aren’t they all really the same? What makes...

Tip of the Week: How’s your Ash?

June 29, 2017
Tiny insect threatens countless Colorado trees A strange pest has killed billions of dollars of ash trees in 30 states and 2 Canadian provinces. Since 2013 with its...

Tip of the Week: Want More Butterflies?

June 20, 2017
Welcome pollinators with your plants Through ongoing development, Colorado lost the equivalent of one football field of open space every 2 ½ minutes during a recent...