Bouquet in a Garden: Flowers for Cutting

Within the nursery industry, we often scoff at the idea of buying someone a bouquet. “Why give someone dead flowers when you could give them a plant that will flower every year?” we ask, smugly congratulating ourselves for being so clever. At the same time, we relish that pleasant rush we feel when someone hands […]

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Supporting Our Community Through Music

Close your eyes and picture this: a mild evening, the sweet smell of flowers mingling with the tantalizing smell of grilled bratwurst, a cold beer in your hand, and the sound of live music bubbling forth as the band on stage erupts into song. This is the scene you’ll find at our Rock Garden Concert […]

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It’s (Probably) Not Dead Yet!

This is the time of year when plant life is bursting forth everywhere you look – crabapples are blooming, tulips are on full display, and it seems like everything is turning green. With so much happening, it’s easy to assume that any plants that are not yet showing signs of life are dead, having succumbed […]

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5 gardening projects to get started this May

By Melissa Leavenworth April showers bring May flowers, along with plenty of other opportunities for gardens and landscapes. There are plenty of outdoor projects for beginners and veterans alike that the Fort Collins Nursery can help you start this May. While the last freeze typically hits Northern Colorado around Mothers Day, you shouldn’t be deterred […]

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Our Business is Growing!

Fort Collins Nursery can trace its roots back to the early 1930s, originally named Kinghorn Nursery, and a fair sight smaller than it is today. Through the decades, the business has morphed and grown, passing hands from one owner to the next, moving from west Fort Collins to its current location on East Mulberry Street, […]

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Planning for Pleasure in the Garden

By Jesse Eastman In the past I’ve written about the importance of developing a detailed plan prior to the start of the gardening season – measure your beds, track sunlight, review your carefully compiled notes from the previous season, etc. Here’s the thing about all that: I was wrong. This detail-oriented approach is just one […]

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Houseplantitis: Symptoms and Treatments

By Jesse Eastman Do you or someone you know suffer from Houseplantitis? This common but underdiagnosed condition affects plant lovers around the globe. Common symptoms include: You can’t see out your windows because they are full of plants. You have no more small dinner plates because they’ve all been repurposed as plant saucers. You regularly […]

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Staying Open to Change in the Creative Process

By Jesse Eastman As I outlined in last month’s newsletter, we are in the midst of a major construction project that will add roughly 5,000 square feet of covered retail space, will expand our greenhouse significantly, and will provide us with a brand new propagation space. If you’ve ever been involved in a home renovation […]

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Big News: We’re Growing!

At Fort Collins Nursery we trace our origins back to a humble nursery called Kinghorn Nursery in the early 1930s. Since then, we’ve grown, passed from one owner to the next, changed locations, and eventually split into the two great horticultural institutions known today as Fort Collins Wholesale Nursery and Fort Collins Nursery. In that […]

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Nursery Pot Recycling at Fort Collins Nursery

Nursery Pot Recycling at Fort Collins Nursery

For more information on recycling in Fort Collins, click here. For more information on recycling in Loveland, click here. For more information on recycling in Greeley, click here. For more information on recycling in Cheyenne, click here. For more information on recycling in Laramie, click here.Updated August 21, 2019

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