2020 Spring Gift Shop & Boutique

That springy feeling is in full force all around Creek Side.  The Indoor Living Gift Shop and Boutique creates excitement as you desire that springtime feeling in your own home, or in the home of a friend, neighbor or family member as a thoughtful gift. Back in September and October of last year, the planning for the gift shop and boutique was already blooming for... Read More

Prevent and Get Rid of Fungus Gnats

We love having houseplants in our home. They breathe life into a house and add a nice colorful flair.  Houseplants bring a wonderful, lovely dose of nature indoors where you need it most, further helping us by purifying the air in our homes. At some point, you might notice some unwelcome visitors making your houseplants their home. Fungus gnats, also known as soil gnats, are... Read More

Grand Re-Opening 2020

If the days are getting longer, you know there is spring planting happening at Creek Side Gardens.  This week we started planting the large Container Gardens and Hanging Baskets you love to see each spring.  Next week the large Bowls and medium Container Gardens and Hanging Baskets.  And more planting every week until all the Greenhouses are absolutely bursting with color!  Stop by anytime over... Read More

The Best Terrarium Plants

These terrarium plants are best suited for the small, confined humid environment that is unique to a closed-in terrarium. You can make incredible displays using a wide variety of different containers—many of which you may already have at home. Choosing the right terrarium plants makes it easy to enjoy these spectacular houseplants without fussing over their care. Terrariums are a fun way to bring something... Read More

New Veggies & Herbs 2020

Home vegetable gardeners love Creek Sides vegetable plant program!  All our herbs and vegetables are Grown Fresh™ in the Creek Side greenhouse under our watchful care to help ensure you receive the best plants available.  Many of you are familiar with our Burpee varieties like Tomatoes Baby Boomer, Happy Day and Bush Steak.  The Burpee varieties are In addition to many of the tried and... Read More

Best Starter Houseplants

Houseplants are a great way to bring greenery inside and uplift the mood of a house. Many people, however, hesitate to own plants due to the time and attention they require or the lack of ample sunlight in their homes. Contrary to popular notions, though, there are plenty of hardy plants that can thrive effortlessly inside. Houseplants need the bare minimum to survive indoors: water,... Read More

The Easiest Vegetables to Grow

A low maintenance vegetable garden A vegetable garden isn’t a no-maintenance space, but with a little planning, soil care, good site selection, and smart crop choices it can certainly be a lower maintenance garden. If you’re new to gardening or just tight on time, keep it simple and keep it small. You can grow a lot of food in a single raised bed or a few... Read More

Employment opportunities for the 2020 season are available

Creek Side Gardens operates a community greenhouse that adds color to people’s lives. We lead with our hearts, we are inspired, we create, we respect and enjoy the world around us.  We believe that joy comes from being connected and making active contributions . Inquire below to join the Creek Side Gardens Green Team. Retail Associate Duties include; but not limited to, checking out customers... Read More

Holiday Porch Pots and Fresh Evergreens

One of the most distinctive aspects of celebrating the holiday season is the look, feel and fragrance of holiday greens used in decorating our homes.  There is nothing like the smell of fresh evergreen boughs to remind us that the holiday season is fast approaching. The most familiar use of holiday greens is of course the Christmas tree.  Why so many of us continue the... Read More

Attracting Birds to the Garden

The best way to attract birds is to provide food, water, and shelter from our strong winds. Food alone will often do the trick, but when you walk into a store to buy a feeder, there is a bewildering array of styles and seeds. What works best up here? To a certain extent, that depends on which species you are trying to attract. Many different... Read More