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Deer Resistant Perennials and Shrubs

Creek Side is featuring a group of summer flowering perennials and shrubs that are deer resistant.  Of course we all know that there are no plants that are deer “proof”.  But our featured list would not only be a great start for consideration as additions to your garden or landscape. because they are deer resistant but also Drought Resistant! Perennials Achillea – Yarrow Agastache –... Read More

A Good Summer Start

Finally!  Beautiful summertime weather conditions in store for the next couple of weeks.  Remember the 90 degree days last June?  What a relief it has been this year to experience moderate temperatures.  And if it is relief to us, it certainly has been a relief for our flowerpots and landscape plants as well. You have probably noticed a decrease in water demands from your plants. ... Read More

Rocky Mountain Spring?

It certainly has been a long-lost Rocky Mountain winter.  When is the last time you remember receiving as much snow as we have this year?  Exactly one year ago we were discussing how unusually warm it was and wondering if winter was over? What does that mean?  Well, for all of you have lived in this area for some time, you know what that means. ... Read More

Spring Indoor Living Gifts & Decor

One of the unique aspects of Creek Side Gardens is our Indoor Living Gift and Décor Boutique.  Often when we ask our guests if they are ready to check out, they ask us where our great selection of gifts and décor comes from? Way back in September and October of last year, spring was already in full swing at Creek Side.  At least on paper. ... Read More

Creek Side Grand Re-Opening

As you know, If the days are getting longer, there is planting happening at Creek Side.  This week we started planting the large Container Gardens and Hanging Baskets you love to see each spring.  See Lois and Kathy in the photo getting down and dirty following the new recipes with some cool new twists for this season.  Stop by in the next several weeks and... Read More

More Planting at Creek Side

During the last two weeks we’ve planted over 10,000 pots of Grown Fresh™ perennials that will begin to bloom and be ready to plant in your garden and landscape beginning mid-April.  Over 350 different varieties selected by our professional staff to grow and perform well in our hot, dry Colorado growing climate. Because we select every variety grown, not only can you expect our plants... Read More

Greenhouse Planting and ProGreen

The longer days of February herald the first real sign that spring is on the way!  Your Community Greenhouse staff of gardening professionals are busy preparing for what will certainly be another great gardening experience. Planting in the greenhouse began this week with a couple of hundred geranium and fuchsia hanging baskets.  The perennials will be planted the next two weeks.  Then the planting for... Read More

Annual Flowers for Containers

There has been and continues to be lots of behind the scene’s action taking place at Creek Side as we prepare for another fun spring season to bring color into the lives of our community. Construction of our new growing greenhouse was completed this fall.  This will allow us to increase our production of beautiful Container Gardens for early season purchase.  You will find an... Read More

Christmas at Creek Side – A Holiday Labor of Love

ALL GIFTS AND DECOR IN OUR INDOOR LIVING GIFT SHOP AND BOUTIQUE ARE 20% OFF STARTING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018.  Great finds for last minute gift giving, stocking stuffers and hostess gifts.      In a hurry? We would be happy to wrap up your gifts for you.    Our gift shop will close after the 23rd of December for the winter and will reopen... Read More

Indoor Planting Projects

Now is the perfect time for indoor planting projects with the arrival of cooler temperatures.   Are you interested in creating your own indoor garden?  Have you thought about planting your own terrarium?  Or succulent garden?  Or herb garden?  Are you ready for some new houseplants to not only decorate your home but clean the air as well?  Or re-pot existing houseplants to get them ready... Read More