Your Community Greenhouse

Fall Annual and Perennial Flowers

Although summer annuals are winding down, fall annuals are beginning to take center stage.  If you are interested in a pop of fresh color on your porch or patio, nothing can beat pansies right now for their bright, cheerful, smiley face flowers!  Even though the days are warm, Pansies love the cool nights we are beginning to experience.  And it won’t be long the days... Read More

Early Fall Flowers

The Creek Side Gardens Grown Fresh Fall Flowers are beginning to take center stage just in time for the change in seasons.  Kids are going back to school.  Temps are cooling down.  If you have never planted pansies or planted a new perennial, shrub or tree in the fall, or planted a fall vegetable garden –  you are missing out on the best gardening season of the... Read More

Hardy Hibiscus and Hydrangeas

Creek Side plants large bare roots to get the hardy hibiscus crop going in late April.  At the same time, we plant starter hydrangea plants that have been conditioned to take off and flower this year.  Superior plant genetics from Proven Winner on both plant selections helps us to grow large hibiscus and hydrangea bushes that are extremely hardy in Colorado gardens.  Or set the... Read More

Creek Side Community Events

Creek Side Gardens, your community greenhouse, garden center and nursery is where we come together to enrich each other’s lives. Whether we are preparing for a new season, during a busy growing season or just contemplating how and why it is that flowers and plants add so much to our lives, we realize that real joy is simply being connected in the Creek Side community.... Read More

More Fresh Summer Flowers

Creek Side is currently featuring a group of summer flowering shrubs that are just beginning to bloom.  These shrubs are suitable for planting in your landscape right now to fill in a little summer color. Or think outside the box, how about enjoying a blooming shrub on your patio this summer?  Care for it just like you would your mixed pots of summer flowering annuals. ... Read More

Creek Side Plants Galore!

Summer is here and the time is right….to visit the Creek Side Courtyard of Annual flowers, the Perennial Pathway of Perennial flowers, the Woodland Walk featuring shrubs and trees and the Frontyard of Roses!  Beautiful, colorful Grown Fresh flowers and soothing greens all around.  Just imagine what your patio and landscape will look like? Our Annual Hanging Baskets love the warm temperatures and long days and show... Read More

Rocky Mountain Springtime

Another typical springtime along the front range of the Colorado Rockies.  Cold, wind and snow just about the time we would like to see some nice weather.  It is certainly not unusual, or totally unexpected.  But since Mother Nature has been teasing us since February with 70 degree temperatures, it does get a little dis-heartening for us anxious gardeners. The fact of the matter is... Read More

Roses, Shrubs and Trees

The Creek Side Gardens nursery area is undergoing re-population for the spring and summer season.  All the beautiful perennial plants that we have been taking care of all winter, are being brought up from the cold houses and cold frames down on the creek.  The benches are set up in the nursery and with the beautiful weather we are having, we are in the process... Read More

Easter Egg Scramble and Open House

At Creek Side Gardens, we believe that joy comes from being connected and making active contributions to the community. Our free community events create a place where we come together to celebrate the seasons all through the calendar year.  This Event Season at Creek Side Gardens is especially fun and exciting as we kick-off another successful year. One of everybody’s favorites is the Creek Side... Read More

April Gardening

Pansies and annual flowers Pansies and violas are the perfect annual flower for planting in April.  Everybody loves their cheerful and colorful smiling flower faces in the early season.  Plant pansies in April because they love the cool, bright growing conditions that April offers.  They are very cold temperature tolerant and will withstand whatever Mother Nature throws our way now.  Freezing temperatures, snow, rain and... Read More