In case you weren’t one of the lucky folks who happened to be enjoying a beautiful Sunday morning in Old Town Square, here’s what you missed:
After hours of grueling Drill Team practice and intensive waving and smiling workout sessions, Fort Collins Nursery’s 2012 entry into the St. Patrick’s Day Parade was awarded third place out of over 90 entries!
Congratulations to all the participating floats, and thanks to the thousands of you who came out to see us. We had an awesome time!
2012 LUCKY JOE’S ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE WINNERS
Among more than 90 entries:
» First place/best overall: Poudre River Public Library
» Second place (tie): Rocky Mountain “Golden Girls” Baton Academy
» Second place (tie): The Cheer and Dance Connection
» Third place: Fort Collins Nursery
» Honorable mention: Fort Collins Musician’s Association
Fort Collins Nursery’s Greenhouse Manager and Buyer Troy Cobb participated Aug. 1, 2011, in the annual evaluation of the Colorado State University Annual Flower Trial Gardens.
Troy and other nursery professionals come together once a year to rate new varieties of plants for performance in our unique growing conditions. Look for many of these annuals next spring in our greenhouse!
The trial gardens are free and open to the public. Visit from late May to October at the northeast corner of College Avenue and Lake Street, across from CSU campus.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan interviewed Troy Cobb and James Klett, CSU Horticulture Department (who has taught at Fort Collins Nursery’s Winter Workshops).
At 5:30 p.m. on Tues., April 19, 2011, owner and general manager Jesse Eastman was a guest on The Tuesday Show on KRFC, 88.9 fm.
Jesse shared tips and tricks for home owners who are just starting out or trying something new in their own backyard. Tune in!
The Tuesday Show with Janet McNulty, Lindsay Woods, Nancy Gray and Susan Kerr, shares important information for home owners and building professionals.
Past topics have included: Xeriscaping, finding a remodeler, creative garage organization, energy efficiency and more.
Fort Collins Nursery is a proud supporter of KRFC. Tune in at 88.9 fm!
Chances are, you have experienced or will experience stress in your life. Juggling class and work schedules, managing money, and battling homesickness can all take their toll on students’ mental health.
Flowering plants like the hibiscus can brighten up a dull space, according to Bonnie McBride, CSU alumna and assistant greenhouse supervisor at Fort Collins Nursery. Hibiscus can bloom during any season when grown indoors. [...]
Bonnie McBride, CSU alumna and Assistant Greenhouse Supervisor for Fort Collins Nursery, shared her love of indoor gardening with College Avenue magazine, a publication of Rocky Mountain Student Media. Bonnie shared tips for choosing and maintaining houseplants for small spaces, light conditions and common mistakes.
The itch to start planting my garden has now grown from an almost imperceptible tickle to a full-blown case of Spring Fever. I desperately want to see my tomatoes start growing and enjoy the sweet fragrance of roses outside my front door. However, living in Colorful Colorado is a double-edged sword in terms of satisfying my urge to garden. [...]