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There will be no Trees, Shrubs, & Perennials Sale for 2022-2023 due to Reorganization of the Nursery. Thank you for your understanding.  

Grass Seed Mix – call or email to make an appointment to purchase seeds.
$15 per pound (covers about 1000 sq. ft.)
Grass Seed Mix List
Generally, the best time to seed is in the late fall, just before the first significant snowfall, or late June/early July.


Native Wildflower Seeds –

Call or email to make an appointment to purchase seeds.
Fall is a good time to sow wildflower seed because subsequent winter cold and snow (moisture) will promote seed germination the following spring.

Available seeds:

Colorado Wildflower Mix (Livestock Safe available) $10 (covers 100sq ft)

Individual Flower packs $5 each

    • Beebalm (Monarda Fistulosa)
    • Beeplant (Cleome serrulata)
    • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
    • Blue Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea)
    • Firewheel (Gaillardia aristata)
    • Blue Lewis Flax (Linum lewisii)
    • Johnny Jump-up (Viola cornuta)
    • Rocky Mountain Penstemon (Penstemon strictus)
    • Mixed Colors Shirley Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)
    • Iceland Poppy (Papaver nudicaule)
    • Showy Milkweed (Ascpepias speciosa)
    • Sweet William Pinks (Dianthus barbatus)
    • White Rockcress (Aribis alpina) 

Gilpin CSU Extension
303-582-9106 or

Extension Office is Open Under Strict Guidelines

Visits are by appointment only.