Gardens & Landscapes

Narrow Conifers

by Bryan Fischer, Curator and Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek   Across the Front Range, yards are getting smaller. While the cause may be varied, one thing is sure: plant selections for our region are […]

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Forcing Bulbs

by Bryan Fischer, Curator and Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek   Gardeners in our region have limited options when it comes to “chlorophyll-laden” entertainment for the winter months. Our dry, windy cold keeps many plants […]

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Indoor Herb Gardens

  by Laurel Aiello | Fort Collins Nursery   Summer is still six months away, and if you’re itching to get back out in the garden, you aren’t alone. Many of us battle the winter […]

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Shrub Pruning

by Bryan Fischer, Curator and Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek   Grumbling, mumbling, yanking, ripping. Outside. Late winter. Lots of debris to deal with afterward. An experienced gardener probably knows the scene already: winter pruning.  […]

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Latent Hardiness

by Bryan Fischer, Curator and Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek Recently, this column discussed what the term “native” means in horticulture. This article serves as a compliment to that piece.  20,000 years ago, the North […]