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Rocky Mountain Spring?

After doubling our average snowfall for February 2020, we certainly are having some pretty nice weather right now.  Typical Rocky Mountain Spring.  But what does that mean?  For all of you that have lived in this area for some time, you know what that means.  There is still more cold, snow, rain and freezing temperatures on their way. So, what do we early gardening enthusiasts... Read More

Spring Indoor Living Gifts & Decor

One of the unique aspects of Creek Side Gardens is our Indoor Living Gift and Décor Boutique.  Often when we ask our guests if they are ready to check out, they ask us where our great selection of gifts and décor comes from? Way back in September and October of last year, spring was already in full swing at Creek Side.  At least on paper. ... Read More

Creek Side Grand Re-Opening

As you know, If the days are getting longer, there is planting happening at Creek Side.  This week we started planting the large Container Gardens and Hanging Baskets you love to see each spring.  See Lois and Kathy in the photo getting down and dirty following the new recipes with some cool new twists for this season.  Stop by in the next several weeks and... Read More

More Planting at Creek Side

During the last two weeks we’ve planted over 10,000 pots of Grown Fresh™ perennials that will begin to bloom and be ready to plant in your garden and landscape beginning mid-April.  Over 350 different varieties especially selected by your Green Team staff of gardening professionals to grow and perform well in our hot, dry Colorado growing climate. Because we select every variety grown, not only... Read More

Greenhouse Planting and ProGreen

The longer days of February herald the first real sign that spring is on the way!  Your Community Greenhouse staff of Green Team professionals are busy preparing for what will certainly be another great gardening experience for you. Planting in the greenhouse began this week with a couple of hundred geranium and fuchsia hanging baskets.  The perennials will be planted over the next two weeks. ... Read More

Annual Flowers for Containers

There continues to be lots of behind the scene’s action taking place at Creek Side as we prepare for another big, fun spring season to bring color into the lives of our community. Our greenhouse growing area has improved which will allow us to increase production of our beautiful Container Gardens and Hanging Baskets for early season purchase.  You will find an especially nice selection... Read More

Christmas at Creek Side – A Holiday Labor of Love

ALL GIFTS AND DECOR IN OUR INDOOR LIVING GIFT SHOP AND BOUTIQUE ARE 20% OFF STARTING FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018.  Great finds for last minute gift giving, stocking stuffers and hostess gifts.      In a hurry? We would be happy to wrap up your gifts for you.    Our gift shop will close after the 23rd of December for the winter and will reopen... Read More

Indoor Planting Projects

Now is the perfect time for indoor planting projects with the arrival of cooler temperatures.   Are you interested in creating your own indoor garden?  Have you thought about planting your own terrarium?  Or succulent garden?  Or herb garden?  Are you ready for some new houseplants to not only decorate your home but clean the air as well?  Or re-pot existing houseplants to get them ready... Read More

Creek Side Fall and Winter Events

Creek Side Gardens believes 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.  The Event Season at Creek Side Gardens this summer has been especially fun, exciting and successful this year.  Our fall event calendar looks equally exciting!  Annual Event Calendar... Read More

Mid-Late Season Perennials

Perennial plants differ from annuals not only in the fact that they are winter hardy and will come back each year, but in the fact that typically many perennials bloom during a portion of the season rather than all season long. So, in addition to flower color and plant height, another dimension (fun) to designing a perennial flower bed is to incorporate plants that bloom... Read More