Gardening Season in Summit County

It’s Gardening Season in Summit County

Neils Lunceford Garden Center in Silverthorne, CO
Photo by Neils Lunceford in Silverthorne, CO

If you’re looking to spruce up your yard this season and need to restock your supplies, we’ve got you covered. Check out these local Summit County retailers and get planting.

Summit County Garden Centers & Suppliers:

  1.        Lowe’s

Lowe’s in Silverthorne is a Summit County staple year-round. Whether you’re looking for indoor plants or ready to kickstart your outdoor garden, Lowe’s is stocked with all the tools, seeds, and supplies you need. Their early morning hours make it easy to pick up whatever you need so you can get working first thing and out of the sun by lunchtime.

Where: 201 Buffalo Mountain Drive, Silverthorne

Hours: 6 am - 9 pm Monday through Saturday, 7 am to 9 pm on Sundays

Phone Number: 970-968-4000


  1.        Alpine Gardens

Alpine Gardens is an earth-conscious greenhouse, garden supply center, and event space in Silverthorne. Alpine Gardens has specialized in high altitude gardening for over 25 years. Their building was designed to utilize passive solar and sustainability practices, and is known for their famous “garden roof”. Alpine Gardens focus is on taking care of the earth and if you’re interested in chemical free, natural gardening methods Alpine Gardens is the place to go!

Where: 998 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne

Hours: 9 am – 5 pm Wednesday through Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday (hours change seasonally)

Phone Number: 970-468-8189



  1.        Neils Lunceford

Neils Lunceford carries over 400 species that thrive at high altitudes, and specifically in Summit County, at their Silverthorne based Garden Center. Visit their demonstration garden for inspiration or request a free design consultation if you’re interested in having them complete the work for you.

Where: 981 Adams Ave, Silverthorne

Hours: 10 am – 5 pm, Monday through Saturday and 10 am to 4 pm on Sundays

Phone: 970-468-0340


Additional High Altitude Gardening Resources:

North American Rock Garden Society:

Summit County Garden Club:

Xeriscape Plants: 35 Drought-Resistant Options:

Successful Gardening at High Elevations:

How To Build a Garden That's Resistant to Drought:

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