Fort Collins Nursery is a year-round, locally-owned garden center with the region's best selection of quality plants and gardening supplies since 1932.

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October 2, 2016 10:00 am

2016 Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Fall Jamboree

2016 Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Fall Jamboree

Fort Collins Nursery’s 8th Annual Giant Pumpkin Contest will take place on Sunday, October 2nd. For the 2nd year, we are an officially sanctioned contest site for the Great Pumpkin... Read more

October 8, 2016

Orchid Obsession (Presented by Hi-Country Orchid Club)

Orchid Obsession (Presented by Hi-Country Orchid Club)

Are you an orchid enthusiast or interested in learning more about these fascinating flowers? Be sure to mark your calendar to join us for 2 days of fun and learning.... Read more

October 8, 2016 10:00 am

What Makes a Prize Winning Orchid?

What Makes a Prize Winning Orchid?

The American Orchid Society is a world-renowned society that recognizes superior forms of orchids. The judges, all over the country, Canada and at select locations throughout the world, evaluate orchid... Read more

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Bulbs

Bulbs

Gardening, like many things in life, is all about planning ahead.  The bulbs you plant this fall will lie dormant through the winter months before producing those delicate pretty flowers that push through the melting snow and usher in spring.  We just received our first batch of bulbs for the season and they are ready... continue reading

Garlic

Garlic

Did you know that garlic is considered one of the world’s healthiest foods and contains many medicinal properties that aid in combatting colds, improving cholesterol levels and reducing blood pressure?  This close relative of the onion also tastes great and will kick up any soup or sauce recipe.  Fall is the best time to plant... continue reading

Nursery Blog

Low-growing Plants Keep Weeds From Gaining Ground

Low-growing Plants Keep Weeds From Gaining Ground

By Deb Courtner Pity the poor groundcover; it gets no respect.  While trees, shrubs and taller perennials bedazzle gardeners, lowly groundcovers just quietly do their jobs–spreading steadily, preventing weeds, and providing a stage from which taller plants can emerge. Groundcovers typically grow one foot high or less, although there are some taller ones, such as... continue reading

How to Control Yellowjackets without Harming Bees!

How to Control Yellowjackets without Harming Bees!

By Daniel Laucher Yellowjackets are a nuisance around the garden and home, and can be caught in a variety of traps using baits that bees and other wasps are not attracted to.  They are scavengers that seek out any food source, including your garbage and your pets’ food.  Yellowjackets are aggressive and will sting repeatedly... continue reading

Bulbs

Bulbs

Gardening, like many things in life, is all about planning ahead.  The bulbs you plant this fall will lie dormant through the winter months before producing those delicate pretty flowers that push through the melting snow and usher in spring.  We just received our first batch of bulbs for the season and they are ready... continue reading