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The ‘Not so much’ Holiday Gifts

Everyone has that friend or family member that celebrates a birthday, milestone or a ‘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 other options “Creek Side Style”. Gardening Stuff – Your avid gardeners can start the spring season with some new supplies, the ‘non’ Christmas gift.  Think about... Read More

Rolling Through the Seasons

Many customers ask, ‘when do you close for the season?’ and are often surprised to learn that we are open until December 23rd.  It’s a little quiet after the Pumpkin Patch closes down but Creek Side Gardens keeps rolling through the seasons! Holiday Gifts & Decor Just before Halloween, the gift shop will be redecorated for the upcoming holiday season.  The Green Team elves come... Read More

Welcome to Fall (Officially)!

Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins galore!!   The Creek Side Courtyard is full of pumpkins of all sizes, shapes and colors!  Colors!?  Yes, pumpkins are available in a variety colors now thanks to our rich farming heritage and more widely requested heirloom varieties.  Rouge Vif d’Etampes or Cinderella Orange, Queensland Blue, Cotton Candy White, Long Island Cheese, Tan and Jarrahdale Green, not to mention our popular Warted varieties... Read More

Fall Decorating Fun!

Our days are warm and bright, but the nights are cooling off to create that inescapable feeling that we are ready to move on to the fall season.  Football is all around, vacation is over, kids are back in school and the rich earthy color tones of the fall season are creeping in. Perennial Flowers Who can resist the contentment that bright gold Black-Eyed Susan’s... Read More

Fall is in the Air

The Creek Side Gardens Grown Fresh Fall Flowers are beginning to take center stage just in time for the change in seasons.  Kids are going back to school.  Temps are cooling down.  If you have never planted a fall garden with vegetables or fall mums and pansies or planted a new tree or shrub in the fall, then you are missing out on the best... Read More

Fall is for Planting!

What does that mean?  Why are we suggesting planting in the fall rather than the traditional spring planting season?  Fall is a great time for planting for several reasons! Fall Planting Recommendations The plants we are recommending for planting into the landscape in the fall are perennials, roses, shrubs, trees and bulbs, the types of plants that will survive the cold temperatures of the winter... Read More

Garden Planning in August

You might think that we have lost our minds but…now is the perfect time in the season to begin planning your garden and landscape for next year.  Look at your garden.  What do you see?  What would you like to add or improve?  For comparison, look at the neighborhood landscapes including roadway medians and business landscapes.  What do you see that you like?  Would these... Read More

Happy Summertime!

You may be feeling a little worn out from working extra hard to take care of your summer flowers.  Water, water, water.  Chase away the bugs, bugs, bugs.  Believe us, we know the story.  It’s been a hot few weeks and it takes a lot of work to keep everything looking good.  Hopefully your beautiful container gardens and hanging baskets have come through in pretty... Read More

More Big Summer Color

The Creek Side Grown Fresh Big Summer Color Program is in full swing!  Big beautiful blooming plants in 6” diameter pots are loaded with fresh summer color to spruce up your porch, patio and garden.  Varieties selected are great warm season temperature choices and grown in a large pot size to hold moisture a little longer. Choose Your Own Combination of Plants & Colors These... Read More

Mid-Late Season Perennials

Perennial plants differ from annuals not only in the fact that they are winter hardy and will come back each year, but in the fact that typically many perennials bloom during a portion of the season rather than all season long. Seasonal Bloomers So, in addition to flower color and plant height, another dimension (fun) to designing a perennial flower bed is to incorporate plants... Read More