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Annuals

Ask any recent newcomer to Colorado how it went when they tried to transplant their favorite flowers from back home. Colorado gardeners have learned to identify and adapt to the unique, varied climate conditions and growing seasons we find here in Colorado. Our hot summer days with intense high altitude sunlight and drying winds, combined with cool nights, can work to the gardener's advantage with proper planning.

At O'Toole's Garden Centers we have over 40 years of experience identifying the annuals that are perfectly suited for Colorado that will provide a dynamic blast of color to your garden this year. Here are just a few of the hundreds of annuals we carry at all three of our locations.


$7 Off All BioAdvanced Complete

June 1-30, 2022

Japanese Beetle control for the surface and the soil.

$5 Off Captain Jack’s Dead Bug

June 1-30, 2022

Organic insect control for the most common garden pests and fungal diseases.

$2 Off Rabbit Scram and Deer Scram

June 1-30, 2022

All natural, biodegradable, and environmentally safe. Performance guarantee!

$1 Off All Espoma Tones

June 1-30, 2022

Organic, all-natural fertilizer promotes healthy plant growth. Custom formulas for specific types of plants.

Chris Ibsen

Store Manager – Littleton

Over 30 years with O’Toole’s! A true gardening  expert! Email Chris Favorite plant: Evergreen

O'Toole's Staff
Apple Valley Greenhouse

Many of our annuals come from Apple Valley Greenhouse in Penrose Colorado. Apple Valley sources beautiful annuals from around the world and plants them in Colorado so they can deal with our unique climate. Video Tour!

An Inside look into one of our local growers, Botany Lane

At O’Toole’s Garden Centers, we are proud to work with Colorado growers like Botany Lane. Thom from Botany Lane to find out how that might work. In Tom’s words “Botany Lane is Botany lane is a local grower here in Colorado, and our brand is ‘Just Dig It’ which is produced in-house for the Colorado Market.” Just dig it is …

How To Plant Grass Seed with Todd from Buffalo Seed Company

When it comes to your lawn, keeping things healthy and sustainable is so important! So I met up with Todd from Buffalo Seed Company (sold at my favorite- O’Toole’s!) in his yard to go over three things: First, the importance of aerating your existing lawn. I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t understand the need, but Todd explained …

Mother’s Day Centerpiece

Mother’s Day is coming up and we have some table inspiration from @homewithholliday for the plant lover inside of you! This table measures an amazing selection of fresh herbs, house plants and succulents – all from O’Toole’s Garden Centers. This tablescape not only smells great and is visually vibrant with greenery but will last for weeks as a dining table …

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2020 Garden Giveaway Winners!

September 18, 2020
It was so inspiring to see all the creativity and gardening passion out there! Check out the winners of our 2020 Garden Giveaway! Read Full Blog Entry…
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Ask a Gardener – Japanese Beetle
June 11, 2020
Japanese Beetles damage plants as both adults and larvae. Adults feed on soft leaf tissue, leaving skeletonized foliage. Larvae feed on roots, especially turf grass, leaving dead, brown patches in the lawn. Cech out this blog entry for tips and products to address both the larvae and the adult bugs. Read more