Winterizer

Lawns will especially benefit from fall fertilization with a healthier root system, which will mean a dense, green lawn in the spring. In Northern Colorado, lawns can be fertilized right up to Thanksgiving (late November). We recommend either Jirdon Winterizer Fertilizer (conventional) or AlphaLawn Turf Winterizer (organic). Trees and shrubs do best with a complete […]

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Houseplants

After the September arrival of new trucks from California and Florida, our greenhouse benches are once again packed with thousands of beautiful houseplants. One plant we are particularly excited about is the pilea peperomioides or Chinese money Plant. The Chinese money plant has gained worldwide popularity for its beauty, unique shape, and relative ease of […]

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In Praise of Pumpkins!

by Beverly Henke What does the word pumpkin bring to your mind? I think of holidays, and pie, and of my own somewhat pitiful, but very sincere and prolific pumpkin patch. I think of all the pumpkins I’ve carved, both as a child, and with my own children and the memories that were created from […]

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Fall Annuals

As we transition into fall, many of our favorite summer flowers have wilted, withered and left behind a tired and shabby landscape.  Just because summer is over doesn’t mean you have to settle for a drab colorless garden.  There are many cool-season annual varieties you can plant now to provide your garden with a brilliant […]

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New Gifts & Decor

Often overshadowed by our unrivaled selection of plants, Fort Collins Nursery has a wonderful assortment of gifts and décor that is certainly worth some extra attention. Each summer, our gift shop buyer Troy visits the Las Vegas Gift Show to scour the show floors in search of fun new items to bring into the store. […]

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Fall Nursery Stock

When fall comes around, many nurseries are wrapping up the season and ready to shut the doors for the winter. You can typically expect to find the same tired looking stock that has been out on the shelves all season, the leftovers of what has not sold.  Not at Fort Collins Nursery!  Each fall we […]

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Bulbs

Gardening, like many things in life, is all about planning ahead. The bulbs you plant this fall lie dormant through the winter months before producing those delicate pretty flowers that push through the melting snow and usher in spring. We have a huge selection of bulbs ready for you to take home. Choose from a […]

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Garlic

Did you know that garlic is considered one of the world’s healthiest foods and contains many medicinal properties that aid in combating colds, improving cholesterol levels and reducing blood pressure? This close relative of the onion also tastes great and kick up any soup or sauce recipe. Fall is the best time to plant garlic […]

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Fall Pansies

Summer may be gone but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on having colorful flowers in your garden! Pansies are hardy in cool weather and are a great way to add color to your garden beds and patio containers throughout the fall season. They grow best when night temperatures are below 65 F, […]

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Mums & Asters

Looking for a blast of color this autumn? Add colorful chrysanthemums and brilliant asters to your flower bed or fall container garden!  Choose from a huge range of varieties of these prolific, hardy and beautifully bushy perennials grown here at Fort Collins Nursery. Mums come in a wide variety of colors including yellow, pink, magenta, red, lavender, and […]

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