Nursery

Arbor Day: A Little History

“Each generation takes the Earth as trustees.”—J. Sterling
Morton

We all know Arbor Day as a day to plant, celebrate, and talk about trees. But how did this holiday begin? What some may associate with more modern environmental causes, the history of Arbor Day actually takes roots all the way back in 1872, and of all places, in Nebraska.

J. Sterling Morton was a pioneer, settling in Nebraska, and a strong advocate for trees. He recognized the need for trees in the Plains...

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Edible Gardens: How to Make Rose Syrup

The Perfect Addition to Your Tea, Coffee, or Cocktail

Mister Lincoln is available in Bath Garden Center's 2019 Pre-Order Catalog

Floral syrups seem to be everywhere these days; and for good reason! Flowers such as rose, lavender, and tulip add a new dimension to a dish or drink; you can add it to anything from pancakes to salads to cocktails. Edible flowers also have stellar amounts of Vitamin C; no wonder Cleopatra used to bathe in roses and milk (allegedly). But you don't...

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HANGING AROUND

WHAT CAN A HANGING PLANT DO FOR YOUR HOME EXPERIENCE?

When we talk about houseplants and gardens, the images that come to mind are potted snake plants, rows of pansies, and succulents at your computer. But what about hanging plants?

An extremely powerful application of plant arrangement, hanging plants can do so much for whatever space you are wanting to enhance. Here are our top 3 favorite ways to include hanging plants in your home.

1. A Clay Pot...

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Christmas Trees are Here!

Beautiful fresh cut Christmas trees are available! We feature Snowfresh trees that exceed US #1 grade, with very straight trunks, natural coloration, harvested, cleaned and stored under special conditions to ensure ultimate freshness. We have trees that were cut days before they are available for purchase and we give every Christmas Tree a fresh cut before you take it home, truly the freshest trees in town! Sizes range from 2.5 to 12 feet tall. Keep in mind, some of the photos show the trees...

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Featured Plants

Hardy Mums

 

Limoncello Barberry

Potentilla

Dart's Gold Ninebark

 

Hydrangeas

Pansies

 

Rudbeckia

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What to Plant this Fall

Summer may be coming to end, but autumn is a great time for gardening! Here is a list of some plants that look amazing during the fall.

Flowering Pear Trees are spectacular and have excellent fall color and an exciting spring bloom. Chanticleer Pear and Javelin Pear have it all, beautiful white spring flowers and yellow orange, red and purple fall color. These trees are resistant to Fire Blight and a fast growing, well performing tree in the Fort Collins area.

Sale...

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Trees are Cool

Summer is hot. Shade trees are cool. Trees in general omit water vapor from their leaves which cools the air. Shade trees offer additional protection to you and your home. You can plant them to sit under and to create a shade barrier from the intense morning and evening sun.

A few tips when planting shade trees: plant in varying sizes. Depth equals oxygenated and cool air. Any tree casts shade, broad coverage is what makes a good shade tree. It takes a while for a tree to be full grown so grow...

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Lush and Xeric

Xeric plants that will thrive even when your neighbor's landscape is wilting under the heat:

 

Mountain Mahogany

Native, hardy, uniquely textured foliage, grows large, mahogany wood.

 

 

Texas Red Yucca

Indigenous peoples used this plant for rope. It has beautiful red flower and is strong which makes it good for rope, cords, clothes, bedding mats etc.

 

 

Sand Cherries

Creeping, extremely hardy.

 

Weeping...

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Trees for Privacy

Need a private space or screen an unsightly view?  We have the trees or shrubs for you. Come visit our privacy plant display at the nursery.  Plants range in height from 8 to 30 feet tall, and 4 to 15 feet wide. They come with spring flowers, fall color, or evergreen all year.

Blue Arrow Juniper 20 x 3. Click here to see Google images.

Moonglow Juniper 20 x 10. Click here to see Google...

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