Your Community Greenhouse

A Weather Relief

The cool down is a welcome relief from the hot weather we have been experiencing the last couple of weeks.  Hopefully you have been able to keep us with a little extra watering?  It will make all the difference in how your beautiful flowers are growing. With the cool down, don’t get caught watering more than you need to.  Now is the perfect opportunity to... Read More

June Flower Fun

Now that everything is planted or in place, be sure and schedule your water and fertilizer routine.  Extra watering will be necessary with the especially warm temperatures this weekend.  Don’t get caught, increase your water applications a notch or two in anticipation of what your hanging baskets, container gardens and newly planted perennials, shrubs, trees and roses are going to need in the heat.  Keep... Read More

Creek Side Springtime!

Spring is the time of the year when Creek Side really shines!  Your Green Team of dedicated gardening experts have prepared colorful flowers of all sizes and shapes that fill the Creek Side Gardens Courtyard, the Perennial Pathway and Woodland Walk, the Front Yard Rose Garden and all the Greenhouses. A great selection of seeds and bulbs, featuring many new and organic selections of flowers... Read More

Open House and Perennial Plants

Our Creek Side Gardens Spring Spectacular Open House is your best opportunity to get a sneak peek as to what all the new plants and flowers are going to look like this spring and summer.  Lots of new annual flowers for our big, beautiful hanging baskets and container gardens, plus a big selection of new perennial varieties. This year, enjoy a 10% discount on all... Read More

Early Spring Plans

Not only does it feel like spring, with the warm weather we are experiencing right now, it sometimes feels like summer is right around the corner. But wait a minute…we live in the Rocky Mountain growing region.  What does that mean?  Well, for all of you have lived in this area for some time, you know what that means.  There is more cold, snow, rain... Read More

A New Beginning

Early each spring season, we review last year’s gardening experiences and begin a new plan for success.  Springtime is arguably the most exciting of all the seasonal changes because it really does feel like a new beginning with fresh hopes, attitudes and opportunities. First off, determine what worked well and plan on capitalizing on those successes!  Did your beautiful flower pots on the front porch... Read More

It’s Getting Exciting!

Around Creek Side, we know Springtime is really on the way, when the Green Team has spent the last two weeks planting in the Greenhouse.  The Greenhouse planting will continue every week from now through April as we create our beautiful combinations of colorful annual flowers and garden perennials. Not only are we planting but, serious re-decorating is taking place in the Gift Shop and... Read More

Another Busy Off-Season

Most of our Color Your Life eNews readers probably think the Green Team has been spending this break time on a far off warm, sandy beach.  Resting up from the hustle and bustle of operating a full-service garden center through all the seasons that Mother Nature has to offer.  No doubt, we deserve it!  But not the case, as we are a dedicated bunch with... Read More

Small Business Saturday

In between Black Friday and Cyber Monday lies Small Business Saturday, a great opportunity to support your favorite family-owned, local neighborhood Small Business.  This Nov 25, we want to share Small Business Saturday® with you! It’s a holiday shopping tradition that celebrates small businesses like ours. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without customers like you joining us. So, mark your calendar for Nov 25... Read More

Winter Greenhouse Growing

As the cold temperatures come rolling in this time of year, the Green Team is busy preparing the greenhouses for winter.  Most of the Creek Side greenhouses are empty this time of the year.  The heaters are turned off and the irrigation lines have been drained to prevent freezing.  It is amazing how much they will warm up during the winter months when the sun... Read More