Sedum

Sedum is a perennial plant with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped flowers. They are hardy, drought tolerant, and require very little maintenance. Sedum come in a variety of shapes, colors, textures and sizes, and are suitable for almost any garden design or container. Many varieties bloom in late summer through fall when many […]

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Peonies

Peonies are one of the more well-loved perennials, coveted for their splendid beauty, longevity and ease of growing. ┬áThe plants feature big, fluffy, show-stopping flowers in a range of colors, shapes and sizes. There are three main types of peonies: traditional herbaceous garden peonies; long-lived woody shrub/tree peonies; and the stunning Itoh peony which is […]

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Cactus & Agave from Cold Hardy Cactus

Fort Collins Nursery has a wonderful collection of cactus and agave from Cold Hardy Cactus.  The collection was compiled by renowned Colorado nurseryman and propagator Kelly Grummons, and contains the most garden worthy species and varieties of cactus and agave from across North America.  Agave Agave is a delightful genus of succulent plants, mainly from the […]

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Rock Garden/ Alpine Plants

Stop by Fort Collins Nursery to check out our amazing selection of rock garden and alpine plants grown locally at Laporte Avenue Nursery. Rock gardens are a great way to add a rugged, natural look to your garden and landscape and usually require little to no maintenance.  These plants come in many varieties, like Columbine, […]

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Fruit Trees

Fruit trees are a great addition to any home landscape.  They provide privacy and shade, look beautiful, and can produce large quantities of delicious, edible fruit. Did you know a single mature apple tree can yield up to 15-20 bushels of fruit per year? Fruit trees are some of the best options for long-term, sustainable, […]

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Orchids

Orchids have captivated mankind for thousands of years and there are many reasons we still love them today. ┬áTheir flowers bloom in many interesting colors and forms, from simple and elegant to complex and exotic. Their aesthetic beauty makes people happy and creates a calming, stress free environment wherever they are found. What usually begins […]

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Seeds

Get an early start on your garden by planting seeds this winter.  Seeds are less expensive than starter plants and come in hundreds of varieties not typically available as starts.  Perhaps more importantly, growing from seed gives a sense of accomplishment and something to do over these long winter months! Fort Collins Nursery has a […]

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Succulents

Succulents and succulent gardens are all the rage these days and we have a large selection of plants, containers, and potted succulent gardens to supply your demand! Succulents are a low-maintenance approach to houseplants. They are pest-resistant, enjoy moderate to bright light, require low water and can go dry between watering. Nearly anything can be […]

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Tools

Fort Collins Nursery has a great selection of garden tools to help simplify all of your planting and cleanup jobs. Rakes, shovels, planters, weeders, hoes, pruners, edgers and more are in stock and ready to take on all your toughest garden projects.  Here are a few great manufacturers and tools for you to consider: FELCO […]

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Plants for Pollinators

Plants for Pollinators Pollinators such as butterflies, hummingbirds and bees are necessary for the survival of most plant species.  By introducing plants to our gardens that attract these pollinators, we create a mutually beneficial relationship that provides them with a great food source while allowing the plants to reproduce.  Below is a list of several […]

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