Britton Nursery

Thursday May 6, 2021

O’Toole’s always buy from local growers first. We source many of our perennials from Britton Nursery in Colorado Springs. Britton only grows perennials so they can focus on quality soil and water. Video Tour!

Employment

Monday March 8, 2021

Our stores are looking for energetic, positive, flexible, and dependable seasonal employees to fill several roles to support our business!

Botany Lane Greenhouse

Monday March 1, 2021

We support local growers like Botany Lane Greenhouse, which is located just north of Denver and is one of our favorite growers. Botany Lake is a wholesale production center growing high-quality plants.

2019 Garden Giveaway Winners!

Wednesday August 14, 2019

Thank you so much to every one who participated in our second Garden Giveaway contest. We had such an amazing turn out – over 70 submissions. Last week, our panel of judges had a nearly impossible task – narrowing down so many beautiful gardens to just a handful of winners. But after much discussion and debate, we are so pleased …

The Three Sisters and Companion Gardening

Friday March 1, 2019

Native Americans relied on three principal staples for survival; corn, beans and squash. These crops were so important to the Indians that they were often called "The Three Sisters," and they perfectly illustrate the concept of companion plants. All three sisters work together and support each other to their mutual benefit. The tall, sturdy corn stalks provides a frame for …

2018 Tomato and Pepper Trial Results… sort of.

Tuesday September 18, 2018

Earlier this month, at our Littleton location, we celebrated our annual Tomato Festival. The Tomato Festival is usually when our resident veggie guru, Leo Ortiz, presents the results of our tomato and pepper trials. Each year in our community gardens, Leo grows one of every variety of tomato and pepper that we carry at O’Toole’s to see first-hand what works …

2018 OToole’s Garden Giveaway Contest Winners

Tuesday August 7, 2018

We want to give a great big ‘Thank You’ to everyone who participated in our very first O’Toole’s Garden Giveaway contest this year. We were bowled over by the response – over 200 submissions! Last week, we convened our panel of judges to decide on the winners. With so many incredible entries, it was hard to pick just a handful …