Gardening Industry Resources & Links

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Below is a list of gardening industry resources. By selecting the desired link, you will be directed outside of the Garden Centers of Colorado website.

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens - The World's highest botanic garden at 8,200 feet. 

Butterfly Pavilion - 6252 West 104th Ave. Westminster, CO 80020

Colorado State Noxious Weed List - External link to USDA website

CSU Extension Certified Gardener Digital Badge Program - External link to their website

CSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

CSU "Best of" Trials - Annual Trial Garden at Colorado State University

CSU Extension - Expert Gardening Advice

Denver Botanic Gardens - Denver, CO

Desert Canyon Farm - Blog

GreenCO - Green Industries of Colorado  Green Pages Membership Directory

Herb Herbert - Traditional Herbs

Hudson Gardens and Event Center

Insect and Spider Identification - For the casual observer

Plant Select - Durable plants for the Colorado region

Plant Talk - Provides reliable, timely information on more than 500 horticultural topics.

ProGreen Expo Conference and Trade Show

Proven Winners - Looking for plants you can trust to create a beautiful, easy-to-maintain garden?

Ride the Wave - Wave Petunias

Simply Beautiful - Ideas for your garden

Stepables - Tough little perennials that are transforming everyday yards one “spot” at a time.

TGC Academy - Courses provide invaluable training, skill practice, and techniques to reinforce powerful concepts of customer service and effective management.  (GCC Member Discount) 

Vail Nature Center - Walking Mountains Science Center partners with the Vail Recreation District to provide world-class programming.

Member Resources

Emerald Ash Borer Update

Emerald Ash Borer Decision Guide

Japanese Beetle in Colorado - Laura Pottorff, Colorado Department of Agriculture