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Produce Season!

Produce season is in full glory right now! Come get it while you can because our selection changes daily and we don’t want you to miss out! Here’s a rundown of what we have as of today, Sunday, August 12:

Olathe Corn
Walla Walla Onions
Delta Cantaloupe
Rocky Ford:
-Honey Dew
-Mini Watermelon
-Cantaloupe
-Watermelon, seedless and seeded
Palisade:
-Peaches
-Nectarines
-Plums
-Pears
-White Peaches
Grand Junction:
-Peppers- Sonora, Anaheim, New Mexico, Big Jim, Barker
-Jalapeños
-Tomatoes
Other Colorado Produce includes:
Green Beans
Green Tomatoes
Yellow Squash
Zucchini
Calabacitas
Pickling Cucumbers
Dill
Eggplant
Heirloom Tomatoes
Roma Tomatoes
Bell Peppers- Green and Purple
Beets
Tomatillos
Crabapples- Denver Prairie Fire and Whitney

Call us at 719-632-2788 for prices and box/bushel availability.
Put some Colorado freshness in your meals while you can!

Field Trials Plants for Sale!

Come by our Tejon location to see our variety of Field Trials plants and purchase the new and improved ones for your garden, now!

There’s only one of each kind and we can’t hold them or order more. Once they’re gone… they’re gone!

Each plant is in an 8-inch pot for $11.98. Add another splash of color to your garden before the season ends… it’s not too late to enjoy their beauty!

It’s Field Trial Season!

We love this time of year! One of our largest bedding plant, vegetable plant, and perennial suppliers, Hardy Boy Plants, held their annual Field Trials this week. A few of us were able to attend to see what they’ve been working on all season… in addition to keeping us and their other customers fully stocked, of course.

Field Trials are an industry-wide event where plants are grown throughout a season and then judged by the producers, growers, customers, and public, depending on the venue. At Welby Gardens, independent garden centers’ owners, managers, and employees come together to see what plants are new and what’s been changed or improved. The plants are judged based on growth habit (are they leggy, compact, uneven, or stunted?), how they grew in a specific climate, and if they are desirable in gardens and landscapes. Some people vote for their favorite because it’s pretty and that’s ok, too!

So when we say a few of us attended… we really mean a few. We had a small crowd attend this year for a variety of reasons. Small as in… granddaughters and Mimi (Susan Spencer). Everyone had a great time, voted well, and learned a lot. Mimi, I mean, Susan, is excited for the next season’s new additions to the bedding plant supply and hopes that some of this year’s new plants will be more readily available and rotated into Hardy Boy’s already extensive collection.

The grandgirls are ready to vote for their favorites and work hard! …maybe play a little, too…

What to choose, what to choose…

So many beautiful plants! It’s hard to choose our favorites sometimes, but it’s in the job description!

September Spencer Buck Days Are Here!

…um, guys? It’s July.

Well, they’re here early! Due to popular demand, we are having a special Spencer Buck Days weekend July 13-16. Those colorful “dollars” you’ve been getting with your purchases? Spend them now or wait until September, whatever you prefer. Use them dollar for dollar for up to 50% off of your purchase amount.

Ugh, I just cleaned out my junk drawer and found a bunch from the last few years.

Super! Bring them in and spend them! We won’t deny you the chance to save money on the best quality products in the garden industry.

Awesome! So anything I want is 50% off??

Not exactly. You can spend Spencer Bucks like cash for UP TO 50% of your pre-tax purchase amount. And there are exceptions. **Here come the rules and disclaimers of the Spencer Buck Days sale!** Some of our vendors won’t allow us to include their products in sales like this, but not many. Fertilome products, produce, peanuts, and propane are excluded. We can’t extend the sale after July 16th. But your next opportunity to spend Spencer Bucks is September 1-15th. We won’t offer any rain checks, nor can we combine Bucks with any other coupon or promotion. Products are available only while supplies last. Spencer Bucks savings cannot be applied to any previous purchases and they will not be multiplied at any time. They don’t have any cash value and, most importantly, they MUST BE PRESENT AT THE TIME OF SALE. Put a reminder on your phone, stick the bucks in your wallet, staple them to your forehead (no don’t. Please don’t.), but remember to bring them with you!

Spencer Buck Days are the best opportunity to save money storewide. See you this weekend!

Have a safe and happy 4th!

Memorial Day hours

Yep, we’re open! Come see us from 9-4. The morning should be perfect for yard work with a chance of some light rain in the afternoon to help water your newly planted garden. We just got a shipment of annuals, perennials, herbs, and veggie plants, so our lots will be loaded with plants eagerly waiting to be put in your yard. We will see you soon!

Free Tomato Growing Seminar


Don’t miss out on this informative seminar on growing tomatoes! Register below by clicking on the link. See you tomorrow at our Fountain location!

Tomato Gardening in the Pikes Peak Region – FREE
April 21, 10:00 Fountain Location

Mike Spencer from Spencer’s Produce, Lawn, & Garden Centers presents a popular seminar on growing tomatoes. From beginners to seasoned tomato growers, this seminar has something for everyone. Learn proper planting, fertilizing, and common problems we encounter. Bring your questions and let’s talk tomatoes!

Perennials for Season Long Color

Tomorrow’s seminar, Perennials for Season Long Color, is filling up quickly!

Emily of Spencer’s on Tejon will help you get your perennial garden in top shape to be in color all season long! Learn what perennials bloom when and how to select plants with overlapping bloom times so your garden is always blossoming. Imagine planting your garden once and having it put on a spectacular show year after year!

Call (719)632-2788 to reserve your seat or click here to register online!

Purple columbine with white center in full bloomRed Yarrow in bloomLight yellow coreopsis in bloom

Raised Garden Bed Basics & Straw Bale Gardens

A few spots remain in the 10:00 seminar today at our Fountain location… call 719-392-2726 to grab yours! It’s FREE to attend!

Annelise Wilhite from Spencer’s Lawn and Garden Centers will show you how to set up and maintain a straw bale garden. Perfect for any size yard, straw bales can grow a surprising amount! It’s an easy and different way to grow a garden, so come learn all about it! Raised beds are an easy way to get around our poor soil conditions and grow an incredible garden full of vegetables. Learn basics and techniques of planning and planting for a successful harvest!

We hope to see you today to help get a dose of spring!

Part of the seminar space at today’s raised garden bed seminar.

 

First Saturday Seminar!

Our first Saturday Garden Success Seminar is this Saturday, April 7th at 10:00! Register by clicking the title below. We hope to see you there!

Raised Bed and Straw Bale Gardening Basics – FREE
April 7, 10:00, Fountain Location

Annelise Wilhite from Spencer’s Lawn and Garden Centers will show you how to set up and maintain a straw bale garden. Perfect for any size yard, straw bales can grow a surprising amount! It’s an easy and different way to grow a garden, so come learn all about it! Raised beds are an easy way to get around our poor soil conditions and grow an incredible garden full of vegetables. Learn basics and techniques of planning and planting for a successful harvest!