Hippity Hoppity – Easter is on its way!

Easter is coming up fast and Creek Side has a lot of fun gifts for your Easter baskets.  Who does not love an Easter basket – at any age?  Consider mini size foaming soaps from Michel Design along with personal size lotions, pocket tissues, room sprays and candles. These are simple but appreciated options. Looking for table décor? A collection of bunnies and cute birds... Read More

Plan Your Vegetable Garden

Vegetable gardening is one of the most popular pastimes in the home garden.  If you have never grown a tomato plant or sown some lettuce seeds in the spring, you are missing out on one of the most gratifying aspects of gardening.  Grow it yourself, harvest the fruits of your labors and serve the bounty to your family.  How satisfying! Vegetables can be demanding plants.... Read More

Rocky Mountain Spring Again

Early spring gardening in Colorado is challanging.  First we have summer-like days.  And then we will experience the snowiest month of the year in full force this weekend.  Typical Rocky Mountain Spring.  But what does that mean? For all of you that have lived in this area for some time, you know this is normal.  Our landscape plants should be fine, short of tree and... Read More

Perennial Plant Selection

Begin with a general plan sketched in, then the real fun begins.  What plants are going to be selected for your garden?  We have reviewed the obvious options – sun and shade – tall, medium and short – red, yellow and blue – early season blooming, mid-season and late season.  In addition to creating a pleasant look and a beautiful view, what other aspects of... Read More

Creek Side Garden Supplies

Garden supplies are an important component to help you be a successful gardener and landscaper.  Creek Side, offer’s a good variety of tools, fertilizers, plant supports, pest control, weed control and more for one stop spring time shopping.  We just received our shipments of these, and they are here for you to get your season started! Cutting/Pruning tools – Bypass Pruners are the most convenient... Read More

Plan Your Perennial Garden

Successful gardens typically begin with a good plan before planting.  Whether you would like to fill in a small space, possibly where an old shrub was removed.  Or replanting the whole front yard in place of your bluegrass lawn.  Let’s take a look at what variables to consider when planning a great new, fresh look for your landscape. Site Preparation In addition to reflecting upon... Read More

Creek Side Pottery and Boutique

Pottery and more pottery Every spring season Creek Side brings in new shipments of outdoor and indoor pottery.  Much of the pottery sold across the United States is produced overseas in countries such as Vietnam, Malaysia and Germany.  The pottery finish varies from bright color glazes to rustic and natural finishes.  The large pottery is perfect for jazzing up a patio or porch entryway.  The... Read More

Early Spring Garden Clean Up

March is an excellent time to get started on garden cleanup projects.  With a little warmer weather, we are anxious to get in the garden and breath in the fresh spring air.  But it is too early for planting.  So, plan on cleanup projects this month and get them out of the way.  Then when the weather really warms up in April, Creek Side Grown... Read More

Creek Side Houseplant Shop 2021

The Creek Side Houseplant is open!  And fully stocked with all the plants and supplies you need to keep your green thumb going.  As the winter weather outside remains cold and freezing, we turn inside to create that tropical look we love in our homes. We all know how good our homes feel when decorated with living plants.  Not only do they look nice, but... Read More

Vegetable Varieties 2021

Home vegetable gardeners love the Creek Side 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. Tomatoes The Burpee tomato varieties that have really done well in Colorado are Burpee Big Boy (our most requested variety), Oh Happy Day, Cloudy Day and Fourth of July. ... Read More