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Country Fair Garden Center sells Hardy Boy plants, which are grown to thrive in the rugged Colorado environment and in other difficult growing conditions.

How to Grow Bulbs in Vases

September 30, 2015

October is the time of year to begin growing your favorite bulbs in vases to produce winter color. Tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocus and lily of the valley are just a few of the bulbs available to force the fragrance of spring into the house for the holiday season. Bulbs grown in vases can also be […]

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Fall Gardens Make Sense

September 20, 2015

Take advantage of cooler weather to grow a spring garden in the fall. Broccoli, kale, spinach, lettuce, and other early spring crops grow well in the cooler weather of fall, and you’ll like the benefits: fewer insects, less sweat, a sweet flavor brought on by frost, and an extended harvest season in milder climates. The […]

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Gardener’s September To-Do List

September 13, 2015

Everything that needs to be done in the dirt this month, for our front range gardens and lawns!!! Garden Task: Sow seed of next year’s biennial flowers, such as forget-me-nots (Myosotis sylvatica), sweet William (Dianthus barbatus), and foxglove. Plant spring-flowering bulbs along with Hardy Boy Pansies. Dig up tender dahlias, cannas, caladium, and gladiolus before […]

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Seeds to Sow in Summer for Fall Vegetable Harvests

August 16, 2015

For most of my gardening life I thought that gardening happened in April and May when you sow your seeds and plant your summer vegetable crops and then you spend the rest of summer battling weeds. But as I’ve encountered more serious vegetable gardeners I’ve been doing more second season planting in the garden. Whether […]

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20% Off the Entire Store during the Garden Party!

August 6, 2015

20% OFF THE ENTIRE STORE!!! Join us for the Garden Party tonight at Country Fair Garden Center in Arvada from 4-8pm. Food, wine, flowers, art, beauty, etc! What else do you need? Not only can you get 20% off the entire store during the event you can also shop from over 30 vendors: Arbonne, Grant […]

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Identifying nutrient deficiency in plants

July 17, 2015

Each of the mineral elements required by plants has its own set of deficiency signs and symptoms. Many of the signs are similar in appearance, but others are very distinct. The list below describes some of the symptoms which each of the nutrient deficiencies may cause (these may vary slightly between different plant species and […]

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