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New Flower Varieties for 2024

Come out to VOTE and check out the Creek Side Gardens “Flower Trials”. Every August, flower ‘breeders’ (such as Proven Winners) grow and showcase new varieties for the next growing season.  Colorado State University in Ft. Collins hosts one of the largest and most respected flower trial gardens in all the US.  Hundreds of industry professionals (including your Creek Side Green Team members) will visit... 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

Grown Fresh Mid Season Perennials

July is a great month for mid-season perennial color.  Many plants are in flower or getting ready to flower!  Identify a “green” area in your garden now.  Keep your eyes open around your neighborhood landscape for what you like.  Then come into the nursery to check out our big assortment of Grown Fresh perennials and get planting!! Currently blooming alongside the Creek Side Perennial Pathway: Coreopsis... Read More

Grown Fresh Summer Color

Hanging Baskets Grown Fresh Summer Hanging Baskets are a Creek Side specialty.  These Hanging Baskets are planted toward the end of the spring season, so they are very full and fresh for mid-summer enjoyment and décor.   Right now, traditional hanging basket flowers for sunny locations like Petunias, Callies and Verbena and 3 color Callie baskets are in full bloom.  Find these baskets in a couple... Read More

June Grown Fresh Annuals & Perennials

Annual Flowers Nice selection of fun, fresh small pots of flowers available for filling in those empty spots.  These plants are not the left-overs from the spring season but newly planted pots especially for mid-summer needs.  Did you know that Creek Side specializes in offering new and different types of flowers and accent plants for designing your own combination creations?  Ask us about the thriller,... Read More

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

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