Choose your pot and plant material and our talented staff will custom design and plant it for you FREE of charge*. Whether you are planting vibrant annuals for full sun or lush and lovely foliage for shade, your container garden will be the star of your garden.
*In-store and with purchase only.
When designing your own planted container, there are three important components to remember. First choose your “thriller”- a shrub or tall perennial for a show-stopping focal point to your planter. Next choose your “filler”- lower growing plants that cover the soil and fill out to create a dramatic and lush effect. And finally add a “spiller”- any plant that will trail and cascade over the side of your planter.
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Creative Gardens is staffed with trained professionals with years of experience to assist you. Our goal is to have our customers enjoy their shopping experience and leave with the plants, products and information they need.
We stock a wide variety of plants for all your gardening needs, from bedding plants, vegetables, perennials, vines, roses, shrubs, fruit trees, shade trees and evergreens, all chosen for their ability to thrive in the Reno, Sparks, and Lake Tahoe areas.
We are happy to provide a wide range of services, from helping you select the right plants for your landscape and conditions to providing you with the right products for your needs. We encourage our customers to practice IPM (Integrated Pest Management), with the most effective practices and products with the least harmful results to our ecosystem. We are proud to carry a wide variety of organic gardening products such as.....
Tips to making the most of your time at the Nursery
At Creative Gardens we have a full staff of certified plant experts with over 30 years of combined experience in the nursery industry to help you trouble shoot any problems with insects, diseases, and general plant care.
Please send us an e-mail with your question & a picture, if possible.
We will get back to you within 48 hours.
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-Make a list of ‘must have’ plants like those that need replacing or particular favorites.
-Write a list of needed amendments, tools and other needed supplies.
-Take pictures of your garden, especially those areas that you will be working on.
-Measure beds and pots for easy spatial reference.
-Do some research. Remember the ‘right plant- right place’ rule and use products for good soil preparation.
Proper planting will save you time and money.
-Talk to our nursery professional. They have years of experience in their own gardens
as well as mentoring 1000’s of other gardeners.
And for fun…
-Introduce a new plant each year. You could discover a new favorite!
-Walk the whole nursery. You never know what’s around the corner.
-Shop in every season. Getting to know the year-round offerings will fill your garden with growing treasures in every season.
-- C.J. Sanders President Creative Gardens
Shop our newly built General Store, Loaded with a rustic flare of custom built gifts, great for yard art, garden decor, and even interior decor. Custom built birdhouses, bird feeders, antique well pumps, rustic tractor seats, barn wood candle holders, and whiskey barrels.
Make an impression. Whether you want to create great street appeal or brighten up a deck or patio area, a container garden is essential. In fact, no other outdoor accessory delivers more bang for the buck. Plus, container gardens offer not only the beauty of the plants and the creativity of the designer, but the pots themselves are often works of art. Select from a large variety of glazed containers, terra cotta and wood in a myriad of colors, sizes and finishes.
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