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Perfect Pansy Weather

All seasoned Rocky Mountain gardeners knew the nice spring weather was never going to last.  We secretly knew it was just a little too nice, didn’t we?  So this past week, we paid the price.  But isn’t it amazing how fast the snow melts when it warms up right away?  Wow!  Then it snows again.  Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…right now... Read More

Indoor Living Boutique

New gift and home décor ideas are arriving daily to the Creek Side Indoor Living Gift and Home Décor Boutique.  Each new season of the year, our interior design experts search for all the most interesting, fun, unique and eclectic accent pieces to dazzle your gift receiving friends and family.  Not to mention how they may set off that little special something in your own... Read More

Spring Fever!

Everybody has got Spring Fever going now in a big way!  The weather has been beautiful, maybe just a little too nice lately.  It makes our landscape plants a little crazy like they are not sure what to do.  So we’ll watch what happens closely and take it one step at a time.  All of us get a little like that too don’t we? The... Read More

Creek Side Store Open

Spring is in the air and just in time, Creek Side Gardens is now open for business.  We take a little break during the winter months to work on new projects and greenhouse maintenance so that everything will be ready to go for the busy spring season.  And ready to go we are! As we have been sharing with you the past several weeks, planting... Read More

Creek Side Spring Surprises

Even though the retail store has not opened yet (opening Sat. Feb. 27!), it has been a very busy couple of weeks for Creek Side.  Our geranium crop has been planted and the plants look great!  We will have several new varieties for you to check out this spring.  Along with the geranium pots, we planted geranium and fuchsia hanging baskets so they will get... Read More

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