Colorado shops and noteworthy finds to enhance your spring planting
Spring is in full bloom here in the Centennial State, which means your garden is probably ready for some TLC.
Birdsall & Co.
This women-run garden boutique has been a Denver staple for 25 years, boasting a diverse collection of meticulously curated outdoor and gardening gems—from furniture and fountains to local art and fair trade items. birdsallgarden.com
Sturtz and Copeland
This Boulder florist and greenhouse is stocked with all of your floral and planting needs, with seven full-time designers to craft that perfect bouquet, French Gardeners ready to plant any of your pots or hanging baskets, and a full selection of plants—tropical plants, orchids, air plants, bromeliads, and more. sturtzandcopeland.com
The Shop at the Gardens
After your sightseeing tour of the Denver Botanic Gardens’ 24 acres, make sure to stop by the treasure chest that is The Shop at the Gardens. In addition to plants and gardening supplies, The Shop offers more than 10,000 carefully selected, and many times locally crafted, items—from birdbaths and books to herbs and jewelry. botanicgardens.org
In Denver’s quaint Sloan’s Lake neighborhood you’ll find this small shop bursting at the seams with the vibrant colors of plant life—supple succulents, branchy wall hangings, and artful displays of greenery at every turn. plantedindenver.com
To borrow the words of our editor at large and High Points blogger Rebecca Gart: “This five-decade-old family-run business offers an extensive, fairly priced inventory and a helpful staff, making it a must for the gardening crowd as well as beginners in search of a little know-how.” paulinogardens.com