Winter Water

Winter Water! This important landscape maintenance tip isn’t brought up enough in Colorado or other high desert areas . . . WINTER WATERING! But why is winter watering important for the health and longevity of your trees and shrubs?  Let’s start with a simple (but complex) fact . . . snow inches DO NOT equal rain inches.  I have seen various experts claim anywhere from 3” to 12” of snow equals 1” of rain.  That [...]

By |2024-01-05T22:00:47+00:00January 5th, 2024|Maintenance, New Landscape, Planting, Shrubs, Trees|0 Comments

September Care Tips

September Care Tips I heard your comments that the fall maintenance tips looked daunting, so let’s break them down. For this article, I wanted to highlight the 5 things you should do in September.  If you are wanting a checklist of what you need to do this fall, this article isn’t it . . . . Check out our other article “Quick Fall Maintenance Tips” at https://www.csapexlandscapedesign.com/maintenance/quick-fall-maintenance-tips-for-your-landscape/ Fall Pruning Most of your shrubs and trees are [...]

By |2021-09-02T17:48:17+00:00September 4th, 2021|Maintenance, Planting, Shrubs, Trees|2 Comments

2020 Plant Favorites

2020 Plant Favorites So I am sure you have seen many "favorites" or "trending" posts this year and every other year, but here is one more. Here are some of my personal favorites.  I am highlighting 1 tree, 3 shrubs, 2 ornamental grasses, and 4 perennials. Although these plants grow throughout the USA, my talking points are specifically for the Colorado Springs and Front Range Region. The Tree FAT [...]

By |2020-12-09T22:49:42+00:00December 9th, 2020|DIY, Planting, Shrubs, Trees|1 Comment
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