The Easiest Vegetables to Grow

A low maintenance vegetable garden A vegetable garden isn’t a no-maintenance space, but with a little planning, soil care, good site selection, and smart crop choices it can certainly be a lower maintenance garden. If you’re new to gardening or just tight on time, keep it simple and keep it small. You can grow a lot of food in a single raised bed or a few... Read More

Employment opportunities for the 2020 season are available

Creek Side Gardens operates a community greenhouse that adds color to people’s lives. We lead with our hearts, we are inspired, we create, we respect and enjoy the world around us.  We believe that joy comes from being connected and making active contributions . Inquire below to join the Creek Side Gardens Green Team. Retail Associate Duties include; but not limited to, checking out customers... Read More

Holiday Porch Pots and Fresh Evergreens

One of the most distinctive aspects of celebrating the holiday season is the look, feel and fragrance of holiday greens used in decorating our homes.  There is nothing like the smell of fresh evergreen boughs to remind us that the holiday season is fast approaching. The most familiar use of holiday greens is of course the Christmas tree.  Why so many of us continue the... Read More

Attracting Birds to the Garden

The best way to attract birds is to provide food, water, and shelter from our strong winds. Food alone will often do the trick, but when you walk into a store to buy a feeder, there is a bewildering array of styles and seeds. What works best up here? To a certain extent, that depends on which species you are trying to attract. Many different... Read More

Winter Activity Ideas

Hello, Winter! Love it or loathe it, winter is inevitable. For those of us in a cold climate, it’s three months on paper, and more like six months in reality. Perhaps not all snow and cold, but months where the garden is dormant or slow growing. Take advantage of what each season has to offer.  The obvious assets winter offers are snow and ice.  Get out... Read More

Holiday Flowering Plant Care Tips

Poinsettia Select plants with uniformly green foliage and no lower leaves missing. Moderately moist soil; water thoroughly whenever the soil feels dry to the touch. Ideal temperatures are 60F to 70F. Poinsettia plant parts are not edible, but they are not poisonous when eaten. Those whom are sensitive to latex, may develop a rash when handling poinsettias. Christmas Cactus Let the plant dry out slightly... Read More

Holiday Simmering Spices

Isn’t it amazing how scents just whisk you away to another world: a memory or place that is recognizable by how it smells. Christmas has a smell for sure, evergreens and pine boughs.  Cookies baking in the oven.  Or perhaps hot apple cider mixed with pine trees, oranges, and clove.  Consider having a few jars of simmering spices on hand as a handy way to... Read More

Small Business Saturday 2019

This Nov 30 is the 10th Small Business Saturday®, which means it’s almost time to celebrate with your favorite small businesses — like (hint, hint) the one sending you this email. Save the date to Shop Small® with us because when you do, you make a big difference for our business and our community. Join us in making this Small Business Saturday one to remember!... Read More

How to Get Your Christmas Cactus to Bloom

Christmas cactus is a favorite holiday plant. Pops of color bloom from stems that creep and drape over the plant. These are attractive plants to have all year, but the real fun comes when they bloom. Those showy flowers bring joy and color to colder seasons when we need it most. There are a few specific steps you can take to ensure that you get... Read More

Holiday Gifts – Creek Side Style

Everyone has that friend or family member that celebrates a birthday, milestone or ‘non’ holiday event during December. Not everyone wants to receive a holiday themed gift for those special occasions so here at Creek Side we offer many gifts “Creek Side Style”.             The Avid Gardener loves all things gardening.  We feature gardening books, wind chimes, tools, gloves and more... Read More