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Creek Side Workshop Schedule 2016

A brand new spring season is upon us, and Creek Side Gardens is gearing up for the fun!  Next week our pots of geraniums will be planted along with the fuchsia and geranium hanging baskets.  It is so exciting to start up the greenhouses with fresh new pots, soil and baby plants.  The day lengths are becoming noticeably longer minute by minute.  The warm sun... Read More

Spring Planning

Spring Planning for Creek Side Gardens begins the previous summer.  We begin with a little evaluation of the season.  What worked well and what needs improvement.  We begin thinking about the adjustments we need to make so that everything is just a little closer to perfect.  And since summer is prime time for growing, this is our best opportunity to take a good look at... Read More

More Winter Preparation

Although the greenhouses have now been closed down for the winter season, there is still a lot of early season activity going on as we prepare for spring.  The houseplants and early spring plants that we planted in House 1 have been moved over to the Glasshouse since the poinsettias and holiday gift plants are all gone.  That way there is only one house to... Read More

Greenhouse Winter Preparation

As the cold temperatures and snow come rolling in this time of year, the Green Team has been 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 much they will warm up during the winter months... Read More

What’s Growing On at Creek Side Gardens?

What a beautiful time of the year!  The color’s, the smells, the fresh feel of fall in the air!  Fall arrives next Wednesday Sept. 23.  Let’s celebrate the change of seasons with some fresh ideas! Garlic bulbs just arrived!  Now is the time to plant garlic.  Brand-new, garden designed blends of dutch bulbs make it easy to create areas of bright spring color.  Come in... Read More

Grown Fresh Fall Color Annuals & Perennials in the Courtyard

Although summer annuals are winding down, perennials are looking fabulous and can be planted throughout the month of August & September.  The soil is warm from the summer sun and this will help them to become established quickly before cooler weather sets in.  Right now the late-season bloomers are full of bright summertime color.  Think about Echinacea Prairie Cone Flower, Rudbeckia Brown-Eyed Susan, Gaillardia Blanket Flower, Aster... Read More

Late Summer Flowers

We’ve still got summer going big time, but beginning to take a small step toward fall.  Creek Side has got you covered either way.  Big beautiful Rudbeckia and Flowering Kale are looking great and ready to go.  That means that pansies and mums can’t be too far behind.  Right now though, zinnias, pentas and cuphea are looking good, not to mention a fresh crop of... Read More