Gardens & Landscapes

Watering Best Practices

Sherry Fuller, Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek   Watering is one of the most basic things plants need to survive, but one of the hardest to learn to do well. As a horticulturist, I’m often […]

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Planting a Cut Flower Garden

Kelly Kellow, Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek   One of the many pleasures of summer gardening is cutting some flowers and making a fresh bouquet for kitchen the counter.  As a professional horticulturist and avid […]

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What Repels Wasps?

There aren’t many more enjoyable and relaxing options than a picnic or barbecue when it comes to backyard activities. But some things can quickly spoil your fun: pests. These come in all shapes, forms, and […]

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Heirloom Veggies

by Michelle Provaznik, Director, Gardens on Spring Creek Summer is almost officially here!  With the crazy weather we’ve had this spring, many gardeners have been eager to plant warm-season crops like tomatoes and peppers. When […]

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Top Five Flower Performers for Rocky Mountain Conditions

Colorado State University’s trial garden evaluates new perennial plant species and cul­tivars under the unique Rocky Mountain environmental conditions.  Plants are evaluated for plant vigor, uniformity, floriferousness, and tolerance to environmental and biot­ic stresses. The […]