Growing Humanity in the Garden

By Jesse Eastman When I return home from work I take a stroll through my garden on my way from the garage to the house where I find a calm moment for reflection in a world filled with chaos. Recently I’m finding myself thinking about how fortunate I am to have this refuge while so […]

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Garden Tours Create Real Change

By Jesse Eastman With all the chaos, anxiety, pain, and confusion that accompanies the pandemic, there have been a few notable silver linings. We’ve learned the importance of checking in regularly with those we love. We’ve traveled less, which has had a dramatic positive impact on the environment. Most of us have learned some new […]

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Race & Inclusivity at Fort Collins Nursery

Fort Collins Nursery has always held the health of its surrounding community as one of our cornerstone principles. The Unifying Principles section in our Employee Handbook states:  “Health & Happiness: …We focus on the long-term health and happiness of our employees, customers, and community in all that we do.” and “Commitment to excellence: …Be a […]

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Don’t Get Beat By Hail

By Jesse Eastman Hail is a fact of life. If you’re into gardening, it’s a devastating, frustrating, and anxiety-inducing fact of life, but a fact, nonetheless, and it’s not going away just because coronavirus has brought society to a screeching halt. The big difference this year is that so many of you have either taken […]

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High-Risk Customer Hours

We are introducing dedicated shopping time for vulnerable shoppers, such as pregnant women, people with weakened immune systems, and people older than 60. Every Tuesday from 9:00 am – 11:00 am, we ask that only customers who are in one of these high-risk categories visit so that we can provide a safe and un-crowded shopping […]

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Online Ordering for High-Risk Customers

We are pleased to offer online ordering with curbside pickup & delivery for high-risk customers. All essential items are available for online shopping with curbside pickup or delivery. These items include food-related merchandise such as seeds, vegetable starts, and fruit trees, as well as the supplies required to successfully grow food such as seed starting […]

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The Perfect Tree

By Jesse Eastman Late last year my wife and I welcomed our first child into our lives. This will come as no surprise to any of you who have children, but this has us questioning many things. You’ve got the great big keep-you-awake-at-night things – can we provide her with ample opportunities? Can we keep […]

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Reopening on April 27!

HUGE NEWS!!! (Long post, but DEFINITELY worth reading) We are thrilled to announce that we will be reopening for in-store customer shopping on Monday, April 27, 2020! In order to prepare for the transition back to in-store shopping, we will be closing for a few days to finish fulfilling online orders and to reset the […]

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Updates on Order Status

If you’ve placed an order with us, or plan on placing an order with us, watch the video below for an update on your order status from Fort Collins Nursery Owner Jesse Eastman: If you’ve placed an order on our website, you may have noticed that it is taking us several days to process your […]

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Getting Back to Our Roots

By Jesse Eastman I can say, without a hint of shame, that I am proud to run a business as old and storied as Fort Collins Nursery. We were founded in 1932 in the midst of The Great Depression. Through thick and thin, we’ve not only survived, but thrived. I’ve spent plenty of time wondering […]

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