Gardens & Landscapes

Saving Seeds

  Bryan Fischer, Curator and Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek   Of all the questions I get, most fall into two categories: “What’s the plant I have?” and “How do I grow this plant / […]

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Deadheading

by Bryan Fischer, Curator, and Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek   What if I told you that your garden is full of deadheads right now? Gathering in large groups, they are bound to hang out […]

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Outdoor Herb Garden

  By Alex Tisthammer Herbs have been used by our ancestors for millennia. The first recorded depiction of herbs appears in the Lascaux caves in France, dating back to between 13,000 and 25,000 BC. The […]

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Northern Colorado Monsoons

Bryan Fischer, Curator and Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek   Growing up on the Front Range, hearing someone mention “the monsoon is starting” was always welcome. A respite from the intense, Colorado sun and searing […]

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Tips for Weeding

By Shannon Moreau | Fort Collins Nursery   With summer heat come summer weeds. Staying ahead of weeds can be challenging, but don’t give up – these pesky invaders are experts at stealing moisture, nutrients, […]

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Mulch Like It’s Hot

Bryan Fischer, Curator and Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek   Late summer is a time when many of us begin to resemble our gardens: burned up. Roasting average highs, intense high-elevation sun and climbing nighttime […]