June Flower Plans

Now is the time to make plans for keeping your flowers happy and beautiful all summer long: Establish a daily watering routine.  Especially now that temperatures have gone up.  Early in the day is best, but early evening is fine as well.  Consider investing in a professional water wand or water nozzle.  It will help make this job a little easier.  We would be lost... Read More

Low Water Shrubs for Colorado

There are many benefits to using Colorado native shrubs for home and commercial landscapes. Colorado native shrubs are naturally adapted to their specific Colorado climate, soils, and environmental conditions.  You can create a lush, attractive native landscape utilizing native shrubs and perennials. Another benefit of using Colorado natives in landscapes is that they may attract a wide variety of wildlife including mammals, birds, and butterflies.... Read More

Creek Side Kick-Off to Summer

Summer is here and the time is right….to visit the Creek Side Gardens for Annual Flowers, Perennials, Roses, Shrubs and Trees and Vegetables.  Beautiful, colorful Grown Fresh flowers and soothing greens all around.  Just imagine what your patio and landscape will look like? Veggies Fresh veggies have just arrived.  Good selection of cucumbers like slicers, pickles and lemon cucumbers which are real fun to grow. ... Read More

Ornamental Grasses

Design and Care Grasses add variety to many types of gardens adding two elements to the garden experience that are not readily obtained from many other plants: movement and sound. Grasses look well against a dark background and placed to catch morning or evening light. Grasses also add a significant vertical presence to the winter landscape and are commonly left standing until spring. the dried... Read More

Creek Side Shopping Tips & Procedures

Your Store Visit Our Creek Side Gardens store is open 9am-4pm daily.  Inside you will find all the wonderful spring flowers, hanging baskets, container gardens, perennials, houseplants, potting soil, mulch, compost and garden supplies that you expect to see.  We look forward to your visit! You will notice some changes from previous visits that we think will help everybody remain comfortable and provide an enjoyable... Read More

New Tropicals, Houseplants and Perennials

New Tropicals and Houseplants We are sorry if you have had to cancel your spring trip break to Florida this year, so Creek Side has brought the tropics to you!  Stop by to review of big selection of summer flowering tropical house plants like Hibiscus, Gardenia, Mandevilla, Dipladenia and Lantana.  Large tree forms, trellises and small bushes available.  Take them home now while the supply... Read More

The Smell of Spring…

Waiting for our spring flowers to pop we often crave the smell of spring.  With the country on restricted activities and sheltering at home, the house may seem musty and stuffy. Creek Side Gardens is here to ignite your senses.  One of the best ways to stimulate your sense of smell is our popular line of Rosy Rings candles. Rosy Rings is located right here... Read More

Fresh New Flowers

Just as we discussed last week, Happy first day of Spring – Rocky Mountain style!  We are thankful for the welcome moisture today and this past winter, but are you ready to move on to sunshine and warmer weather?  We are too! Grown Fresh Pansies available now!  Brighten up your front porch with a colorful pot of flowers that love the cool, bright conditions of this... Read More

Easy Annuals to Plant this Spring

Old-fashioned annual flowers like nasturtiums and zinnias have made a huge comeback in gardens and containers. Because of an increased interest in supporting pollinators and butterflies, the popularity of cut flowers, and because they’re beautiful and easy to grow, this group of annual flowers are gaining in popularity.  Not to mention, growing flowers from seed is a great budget choice as well! All the annual... Read More

Daylight Saving Folklore

You might think that daylight saving time was conceived to give farmers an extra hour of sunlight to till their fields, but this is a common misconception. In fact, farmers have long been opposed to springing forward and falling back, since it throws off their usual harvesting schedule. The first real experiments with daylight saving time began during World War I. On April 30, 1916, Germany... Read More