Your Community Greenhouse

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 the free Community Events at Creek Side Gardens continue into the Holiday season, don’t miss these upcoming events! The Fourth Annual Artisan Craft Fair will be held Saturday November 3 from 10am-3pm.  Many of last year’s exhibitors will be on hand, plus a great group of new and original crafters.  Check out the lineup for this year’s exhibitors here.  By the... 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

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