How we’re responding to the coronavirus pandemic

Greetings friends and followers of Fort Collins Nursery! I want to take this opportunity to share the steps we here at the nursery are taking to keep you, our customers, and our employees safe during the coronavirus pandemic.  As it currently stands, we are trying to keep things as normal as possible. We know many […]

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Great Plant Options for Early Spring Gardening

As a gardener, Spring on the Rocky Mountain Front Range can be a frustrating season. From sunny 70 degree days to frigid snow, from calm foggy mornings to gale force winds, we see it all, and sometimes all on the same day! Fortunately, if we choose the right plants, we can start gardening nice and […]

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Houseplants don’t actually clean our air – Good!

By Jesse Eastman For years and years there has been a popular understanding that adding houseplants to your home will help remove toxins from the air, add oxygen, and generally improve air quality. Even one plant, it was claimed, could help you breathe easier.  This study, titled ”Interior Landscape Plants for Indoor Air Pollution Abatement” […]

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Holiday Video Teaser

For the past several months we have been working with Front Range Media to start compiling video for a series of television commercials that will air beginning in spring of 2020. Here is a quick video teaser that showcases some of our festive holiday products. Enjoy!

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Get to the Gardens!

By Jesse Eastman If you love plants and live in Northern Colorado or Southern Wyoming, then like me, you are incredibly fortunate. We’ve got direct access to outstanding outdoor adventures, including the Poudre Canyon, Pawnee Buttes, Vedawoo, and the Snowy Range. We’ve got more days of sun than Florida, the “Sunshine State.” Most importantly, we’ve […]

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No such thing as “gardening season”

by Jesse Eastman Originally published September, 2014 This time of year I often hear the phrase “gardening season is almost over.” I hear it from friends, family, customers, and employees. Daylight is beginning its retreat as we slowly march into autumn, nights are cooler, and even the leaves are beginning to change colors before they […]

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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 […]

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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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