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Where to find Colorado Native Plants

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Here is our list of great places where you can find native plants for your Colorado landscape.

Native Plant Nurseries

& Seed Companies

Harlequin's Gardens

4795 N, 26th St

Boulder, CO 80301

harlequinsgardens.com

 

So many native plants that
it's hard to choose.

 

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Southwest Gardens

4114 Harlan st

Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

303-423-5606

southwestgardensco.com

Great selection of native cactuses, and other native plants for your rock garden or xeric garden.

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Botanical Interests
Broomfield, CO

botanicalinterests.com

 

Great selection of native seeds.

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High Country Gardens
Based in Colorado

highcountrygardens.com

Great selection of native plants and complete pollinator gardens that you can order online.

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Western Native Seed

Coaldale, CO westernnativeseed.com

Native Plant Seed Sources
& Native Plant Sales

Denver Botanic Gardens

Spring Plant Sale
Fall Plant Sale
1007 York St
Denver, CO 80206

botanicgardens.org

Visit their annual plant sales to find lots of native plants. You can also see a lot of these native plants growing at the gardens year-round, which is great for learning about how plants look throughout the year. They also host other plant sales including the Colorado Cactus and Succulent Society's yearly sale. Check their calendar for upcoming events.

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High Plains
Environmental Center

Spring Native Plant Sale

2698 Bluestem Willow Dr.
Loveland, CO 80538

high-plains-environmental-center.square.site

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More events coming soon!

 

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Native Plant Articles

Read our articles about gardening with native plants in Colorado:

Bring the Wild Pharmacy to Your Home Garden

Bring the Wild Pharmacy to Your Home Garden

May 31, 2024

By Sara Stewart Martinelli: The diverse ecosystems of Colorado are a treasure trove of native medicinal plants and trees - a living...

The Untapped Power of Gravel Gardens

The Untapped Power of Gravel Gardens

Feb 22, 2024

By Kenton Seth Photos: Julie D Lehman, Horticulture & Open Space Manager at At Denver Parks & Rec Many garden terms elicit mixed,...

Poison, Food & Medicine

Poison, Food & Medicine

Aug 24, 2023

By Mikl Brawner: If you read through the List of Poisonous Plants in Wikipedia and see how many are common in our everyday lives, you...

Fort Collins’ Botanical Gem: The Gardens on Spring Creek

Fort Collins’ Botanical Gem: The Gardens on Spring Creek

Apr 15, 2023

Most people in the garden-centric city of Fort Collins know about the Gardens on Spring Creek (GOSC). It got its name in 2000, three...

SPLAT®

SPLAT®

May 15, 2024

SPONSORED CONTENT Marking trees with a “No Vacancy” sign for bark beetles, ISCA®’s SPLAT® Verb goes to work at Tahoe National Forest As...

The Overlooked Understory

The Overlooked Understory

Aug 24, 2023

By Panayoti Kelaidis: Everyone loves trees; we still have people complaining about the removal of a hollow weeping willow from Denver...

Easy Alpines for Colorado Gardeners

Easy Alpines for Colorado Gardeners

Aug 24, 2023

By Mike Kintgen: As summers get hotter and hotter, alpines may not be on most gardeners’ radar, yet here are five easily grown, Colorado...

Going Native

Going Native

Apr 14, 2023

By Carolyn Dunmire: Incorporating native plants into your garden has a multitude of benefits, according to Mary Menz, a Colorado Native...

Year-Round Gardening in Colorado

Year-Round Gardening in Colorado

Apr 4, 2024

Year-Round Vegetable Gardening in Colorado is Possible with a Cold Frame or Hoop House By Idelle Fisher Cold Frames are basically a...

Trees in the Apocalypse

Trees in the Apocalypse

Aug 24, 2023

By Kenton Seth: When I was a youth in a town surrounded by obvious desertification, I was steeped in that predictable and cynical...

STRETCHING OUR WATER

STRETCHING OUR WATER

Apr 15, 2023

By Mikl Brawner: Colorado’s climate is classified as semi-arid high desert. We know that water has always been our Achilles heel, our...

Microchips now used to detect saguaro theft

Microchips now used to detect saguaro theft

Apr 14, 2023

Saguaro cactus can grow to up to 50 feet tall, weigh up to six tons and live for 200 years. The National Park near Tucson is named for...

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Why garden with native plants?

Native plants do not require fertilizers and require fewer pesticides than lawns. Native plants also require less water and maintenance than lawns and help prevent erosion. most importantly, native plants provide shelter and food for wildlife. Learn more about native plants in our articles below.

 

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