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Outdoor Plant Care

The Japanese Beetle

Is something eating your roses? Or maybe your grapes? Or your apple trees? Is your grass yellowing? Chances are, it's a Japanese Beetle. Read on to find out how to treat and prevent these pests!

hail damage colorado

Outdoor Plant Care

Oh, Hail No!

Living in northern Colorado, you’re no stranger to hailstorms. These storms tend to pop up fast and furious and may leave damage behind. Read on how we recommend helping your plants weather the weather!

How to Handle the Summer Sun Colorado

Outdoor Plant Care

How to Handle the Summer Sun

In the Front Range of Colorado, we experience intense heat, sunlight, and dryness. Since that summer sun is inevitable, we've collected some tips to help keep the damage to a minimum!

spring blooms in the sunshine

Outdoor Plant Care

It's Heating Up Out Here!

We are starting to get those warmer days! With the heat comes some extra care to ensure that your plants stay happy and healthy! Take a read to see some tips and tricks from Fossil Creek Nursery!

broccoli, radishes, peas

Gardening

Spring is Springing

Everything around the nursery is buzzing right now as we bring the nursery to life for spring! While we wait for those warmer days, here are some things you can do in your garden!

snake plant

Outdoor Plant Care

No Daylight? No Problem. Flourish in the Fluorescent!

If winter cabin fever has struck and you find yourself daydreaming of gardening outdoors in the warm spring sunlight, wait no longer. While we can’t bottle up the sun and swap its light out for those darn fluorescent tubes, we can dish out some indoor thriving plants that will help brighten up your day.

peace lily

Outdoor Plant Care

Houseplants for Fresher Air

Many common houseplants do a fine job of removing pollutants from the air around you. Formaldehyde, benzene, xylene, carbon monoxide -- all of these and more are more common in our homes than you might think.

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Outdoor Plant Care

The Mighty Mulch

The colder days are coming, and that means it's time for winter care in your yard. Not only are your plants battling the cold, but they are also fighting against the dry weather. The best tool to have in your arsenal? Mulch!

fall leaves

Outdoor Plant Care

Composting: Fall Leaves

Composting is not only eco-friendly, but it directly benefits you and your garden! Don't chuck your leaves, you're throwing away a great composting additive! An unattended pile of leaves may take two to three years to decompose on its own. So take a look at some tips for composting your fall leaves!

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We Are SO Thankful!

Thank you so much to our community for choosing us as their Neighborhood Favorite on Nextdoor! We couldn't be happier to serve such wonderful and kind communities and we can't wait to be your top nursery resource for many more years to come!

herb garden

Gardening

Herb Garden Tips and Tricks

Starting your own herb garden may seem like a big task, but with the help of these 5 easy tips and tricks, you will be able to grow your favorite fresh herbs right in your home. Since many of us have been spending a lot more time inside, this is the perfect opportunity to begin a new hobby like gardening.

Wildflowers in Colorado

Gardening

Wildflowers in Colorado

Wildflowers are ideal for a more natural, less formal appearance. A planting of wildflowers will become a complex, interactive plant community, not just a collection of individual plants.