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Open House and Perennial Plants

Our Creek Side Gardens Spring Spectacular Open House is your best opportunity to get a sneak peek as to what all the new plants and flowers are going to look like this spring and summer.  Lots of new annual flowers for our big, beautiful hanging baskets and container gardens, plus a big selection of new perennial varieties. Enjoy coffee and snacks in the morning and... Read More

Early Spring Plans

Not only does it feel like spring, with the warm weather we are experiencing right now, it sometimes feels like summer is right around the corner. But wait a minute…we live in the Rocky Mountain growing region.  What does that mean?  Well, for all of you have lived in this area for some time, you know what that means.  There is more cold, snow, rain... Read More

A New Beginning

Early each spring season, we review last year’s gardening experiences and begin a new plan for success.  Springtime is arguably the most exciting of all the seasonal changes because it really does feel like a new beginning with fresh hopes, attitudes and opportunities. First off, determine what worked well and plan on capitalizing on those successes!  Did your beautiful flower pots on the front porch... Read More

It’s Getting Exciting!

Around Creek Side, we know Springtime is really on the way, when the Green Team has spent the last two weeks planting in the Greenhouse.  The Greenhouse planting will continue every week from now through April as we create our beautiful combinations of colorful annual flowers and garden perennials. Not only are we planting but, serious re-decorating is taking place in the Gift Shop and... Read More

Another Busy Off-Season

Most of our Color Your Life eNews readers probably think the Green Team has been spending this break time on a far off warm, sandy beach.  Resting up from the hustle and bustle of operating a full-service garden center through all the seasons that Mother Nature has to offer.  No doubt, we deserve it!  But not the case, as we are a dedicated bunch with... Read More

Small Business Saturday

In between Black Friday and Cyber Monday lies Small Business Saturday, a great opportunity to support your favorite family-owned, local neighborhood Small Business.  This Nov. 24, we want to share Small Business Saturday® with you! It’s a holiday shopping tradition, proudly backed by American Express that celebrates small businesses like ours. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without customers like you joining us. So, mark... Read More

Winter Greenhouse Growing

Growing beautiful flowers and garden plants is a year ’round adventure.  So as the cold temperatures come rolling in this time of year, the Green Team is busy preparing the greenhouses for winter. Most of the Creek Side greenhouses are empty this time of the year.  The heaters are turned off and the irrigation lines have been drained to prevent freezing.  It is amazing how... Read More

From Season to Season

From season to season means Creek Side Gardens rolls through the seasons from spring to summer to fall and continues into the Holiday season, don’t miss these upcoming events! Creek Side Community Artists The Fifth Creek Side Community Artists event will be held Saturday November 2 from 10am-3pm.  Many of last year’s exhibitors will be on hand, plus a great group of new and original... Read More

Creek Side Community Events & Workshops

The weather for Pumpkin Fest, this first full weekend in October looks like typical fall weather this year!  Possibly a little cool and wet but, the Creek Side Courtyard will fill with families enjoying the free games, pony rides, hayrides, hot dogs and of course all the bright colorful hues of the Fall Season, including a mountain of pumpkins none the less.  Lots of great... Read More

Who Flipped the Switch?

Right on cue, ole Mother Nature flipped the switch from summer to fall.  And you know what follows that…!?  In the meantime, we will enjoy this beautiful fall weather, which is a favorite time of the year for so many people. The air is crisp, the colors on display are changing daily and it is exciting to react to what each day brings.  Whether it... Read More