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The Yard Sale 2019
August 24 @ 9:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm
Come to Fort Collins Nursery August 24th – September 2nd for our biggest sale of the year! The Yard Sale offers huge discounts on all plants, trees and shrubs as well as a wide variety of selected gardening goodies. Shop early on August 24 & 25 for the best selection. Complete sale schedule: Aug. 24-27: 25% off […]
Miniature Gardening Class
September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Make something ordinary extraordinary! With just a few houseplants, a miniature patio set, a pebble stone path and a little imagination, you can have your very own miniature fantasy world! Choose from common miniature plants including foliage and succulent varieties combined with a selection of mini garden accessories and materials to create your ideal tiny […]
2019 Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Fall Jamboree
October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us for Fort Collins Nursery’s 11th Annual Giant Pumpkin Contest on Saturday, October 12th. We are an officially sanctioned contest site for the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth which brings a whole new level of competition and some truly staggering entries! Growers will compete for cash prizes and awards in multiple prize categories. Click here to see photos […]
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Seed planting for fall crops
As we reach the mid-point of summer, it is time to start planning ahead and planting seeds for fall vegetable crops like cauliflower, broccoli, lettuce, cabbage, kale, carrots and brussels sprouts. With lower levels of light, more consistent moisture, and the occasional light frost, cool weather crops can excel well into the waning days of […]
Speaking of weeds….
Did something new pop up in your garden? Did you hope it was a volunteer? Keep a close eye on your garden for noxious weeds. Invasive, aggressively-spread weeds can take over after very little time. Some of the worst Colorado noxious weeds are: leafy spurge, spotted knapweed, diffuse knapweed, Russian knapweed, Canada thistle, musk thistle, […]
Down the walk and into the woods
by Gary Eastman , Retired owner of Fort Collins Nursery Originally Published July 25, 2014 The Front Range communities of Colorado and Wyoming are set at the edge of the cold, arid high plains. This relatively treeless dry country supports a wide variety of plant and animal life, but outside of a few scattered groves […]