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Rain, Rain, Go Away! – Gardening Challenges in Wet Weather

In Colorado we are considered the ‘high plains desert’. But this season it is more like a monsoon. The extra rain and cooler temps have challenged all of us gardeners. Every Colorado spring season is a little bit different.  We rely on the ‘average’ or ‘typical’ weather conditions as a guide to plan our gardening tasks but in the end, Mother Nature dictates how we... 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? Hanging Baskets & Container Gardens Our Annual Hanging Baskets and Container Gardens love the warm temperatures and long days and show it... Read More

Plus it Up in the Garden

Outdoor living space enhancements Enjoying your outdoor space goes beyond the flowers and vegetable gardens.  Adding a bench, fountain, garden stakes and statuary rounds out the PLUS IT UP factor in your garden. Garden Stakes, Wind Spinners, and Chimes The element of movement and sound in the garden creates another level of enjoyment.  Here at Creek Side, we have a wide variety of garden stakes... Read More

In Your Easter Basket

Easter is Sunday, April 9th. Here at Creek Side Gardens, we have some great and fun gifts that would be perfect for an Easter basket. Garden Lanterns New this year are lanterns from Lumiz.  Waterproof and colorful, battery operated with a remote with special features.  Great for anyone’s outdoor space.  Metal solar lanterns are also a great gift.  Once the sun goes down, they swirling... Read More

Ready to Go for Spring!

Indoor Living Gift and Décor Shop is so cheery and colorful with a great selection of spring gifts. Flour sack towels, spring foaming soaps, botanicals, door mats and more.  The back boutique room is bright and welcoming with new shopping bags, T-Shirts, trucker hats and clutches.  Our popular line of Himalayan candles in beautiful glass jars with etched lids – perfect for Mother’s Day! More... Read More

Small Space Gardening

Locations Scan your environment, how can you utilize your rooftop, balcony, deck, or a porch.  Think outside the box; that ‘dead’ side yard next to the garage could be perfect for narrow raised beds.  If you have passion, there is enough space for you to garden anywhere.  Border gardens along driveways or ‘hell strips’ can really be amazing with the right plants. Consider light levels. ... Read More

Perfect Pansy Planting Weather

All seasoned Rocky Mountain gardeners know the nice spring weather is never going to last through April. It’s amazing how nice and warm the days get, even the nighttime lows aren’t that bad.  And then it happens, cold and snow return.  Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow in March and April and send sunny skies in May! Greenhouse Planting Working in the... Read More

Greenhouse Planting Progress Report

Believe it or not, the spring season officially begins Monday March 20 and Mother Nature has kept  us primed with lots of beneficial moisture this winter.  All seasoned Rocky Mountain gardeners know the nice weather we have is going to be mixed with cold and snow for the next several weeks.  Let it snow right now and send sunny skies in April and May when... Read More

Typical Rocky Mountain Spring

Early spring gardening in Colorado is challenging.  First it snows, then the sun comes out to warm things up and we get excited…then it snows again.  Typical Rocky Mountain Spring.  But what does that mean? For all of you that have lived in this area for some time, you know this is normal.  Our landscape plants should be fine, short of tree and branch damage... Read More

Get Your Spring On

March 21st is officially Spring!  Here at Creek Side Gardens, we want you to be ready to get your gardens, patio pots, vegetable gardens and landscaping up to speed.  Not only do we have our usual varieties of products and supplies but this year we are proud to offer some new product lines. New products essential for your 2023 gardening season Preen – Early season weed preventor – A... Read More