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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 […]
Spooky Miniature Gardening Class
October 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Add some fright to your miniature garden! We have a great selection of Halloween-themed accessories to make a delightfully frightful miniature garden, just in time for Halloween! With just a few houseplants, a gravestone, a ghost, and a little imagination, you can have your very own haunted miniature world! Choose from common miniature plants including foliage […]
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Extend vegetable season
Harvest time will start slowing down, but the taste for fresh vegetables never really wanes. Extend your veggie harvest with cold crops. Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kohlrabi and kale do great with cooler weather conditions. Some will even withstand frost or snow with the right protections such as mulching, row covers or using cold frames. […]
We generally think of spring – a time of new growth and life – as the time to plant everything including trees & shrubs. However, cooler temperatures make fall an excellent time to plant. The soil is warmer than in the spring, and many of us actually have more time to devote to planting trees […]
The Hopefulness of Bulbs
By Jesse Eastman, Owner & General Manager “I long for the bulbs to arrive, for the early autumn chores are melancholy, but the planting of bulbs is the work of hope and always thrilling.” – May Sarton Like a time-worn leaf drifting lazily down to the ground, I feel myself drifting into autumn feeling the […]