Your Community Greenhouse

Crazy Rocky Mountain Winter

Wow, the weather lately has been unbelievably warm and bright.  Some of us think it has been a little too nice. Because we know we have more winter ahead. March and April can be our largest snowfall months on average.  Not to mention more freezing temperatures. Everything in the landscape will appreciate the moisture. So, what do we early gardening enthusiasts do?  Let us do... Read More

Another Season Begins – 2024

With spring approaching there is a lot happening at Creek Side Gardens. Planting of geraniums and perennials has been going on for the past couple of weeks.  These plants need a head start so they are ready for you when spring arrives.  In March we start on the XL container gardens and hanging baskets.  You are always welcome to visit and tour the greenhouses. Garden... Read More

Annual Flowers for Containers

Annual flowers are the most colorful flowers that will bloom all summer.  Especially grown in Hanging Baskets or Container Gardens for enjoyment on your porch or patio.  Annual flowers are also used in flower garden ground beds, usually in the form of 6-pak bedding plants.  Again, colorful flowers all summer long. Thrillers – Spikes & Cordyline Use Dracaena spikes or red leaf Cordylines as the... Read More

Creek Side Springs Into Action

The arrival of longer days heralds the first real sign that spring is on the way!  Your Community Greenhouse staff of Green Team professionals are busy preparing for what will certainly be another great growing and gardening experience. Greenhouse Preparation The planting season at Creek Side begins by preparing the greenhouses.  Clean up the floors, turn on the heat and water.  The containers to be... Read More

Spring Planning in the Greenhouse

Spring Planning for Creek Side Gardens begins the previous summer with an evaluation of the seasons flowers.  What worked well and what needs improvement.  We begin making the adjustments needed to make so that everything is just a little closer to perfect.  And since summertime is prime time for growing, this is our best opportunity to take a good look at each variety of annual... Read More

Countdown to Christmas

10 days to go and the crunch has begun.  Here at Creek Side, we still have some great gifts to gather up for your friends and family. Gift Certificates  Not sure what to give?  Creek Side Gardens gift certificates are a perfect choice!  Get ready for the 2024 season with a gift that gardeners will love to spend next season. Game Night Puzzles and popcorn... Read More

Happy Holidays – Creek Side Style!

As we roll through December, our Green Team staff is excited to help you shop for the perfect gift or extra special decorations to enhance your own home.  We still have a good selection of Christmas trees, greenery, blooming plants, décor and gifts to choose from. Gift Certificates Can’t decide on that perfect gift?  Creek Side Gift Certificates are always a good option. Stop by... Read More

A Holiday Gift that is not for the Holidays

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.  Think outside the box and see what Creek Side has for you. Garden gifts – year-round Your avid gardeners can start the spring season with some new supplies, seeds, and tools.   Think about gloves, seeds, a watering... Read More

Home for the Holidays – Creek Side Style

Certainly, one of the biggest surprises for our first-time visitors is that we have a beautiful décor gift shop and boutique.  The gift shop is often the ‘go to’ place for our regular customers who can usually find a special and unique gift for themselves or the perfect hostess gift. We have some exciting new items this year to showcase for you. Holiday snacks Everyone... 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 is a year ’round greenhouse, garden center and nursery that keeps rolling through the seasons!  Right now, before the holidays our Green Team staff of horticultural professionals are... Read More