Chris Ibsen

Store Manager – Littleton

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

2023 Garden Giveaway

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How to Protect Your Plants from Late Freeze and Snow

Did you know that after May 2, there’s a still 50% chance of frost in Denver? Don’t let that stop you from getting your garden started now! O’Toole’s offers frost blankets and other products to help protect your plans from hard freezes. If you’re a vegetable gardener, we recommend this Insulated Plant Protector/Mini Greenhouse from Dalen. Tubes of water to insulate young …

Planting Winter Crops: A Guide to Growing Shallots, Onions, and Garlic

As the weather turns colder, many gardeners are ready to pack up their tools and wait until spring to start planting again. But why wait when you can start growing delicious winter crops? At O’Tools, you can find a variety of bulbs and plants perfect for winter gardening, including shallots, onions, and garlic. When planting shallots, it’s important to remember …

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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

Britton Nursery

Thursday May 6, 2021

O’Toole’s supports the Colorado economy with a commitment to always buy from local growers first.

We source many of our perennials from Britton Nursery in Colorado Springs. Britton and O’Toole’s were both founded in 1979. Back then, Jim O’Toole and Al Britton built a friendship based on their shared love of Colorado plants.

Britton only grows perennials so they can focus on quality soil and water. They produce hearty plants that are perfectly suited for Colorado’s climate. Ask about perennials from Britton Nursery – only available at O’Toole’s Garden Centers.