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Choose an expert, get the best.

Whether you’re looking for a company or an individual to help bring your landscape to life, choosing a knowledgeable partner is the key to a beautiful end result. The people and companies listed here are Colorado Certified Nursery Professionals (CCNP), so they know just what you need to flourish as a Colorado gardener.

What does state certification mean?

Choosing a Colorado Certified Nursery Professional, or CCNP, means choosing the best. These folks are dedicated nursery and greenhouse professionals.

CCNP Certification requirements include:

  • Passage of a rigorous half-day exam with a score of 75 percent or better in each area.
  • Completion of a minimum of 2,000 hours of verifiable employment with a Colorado registered nursery, garden center, landscape contractor, or an allied industry.
  • Specialized knowledge in four key product/service areas: perennials, trees, shrubs, and landscape design.
  • Recertification is required every three years at which point the above steps are repeated.

Participating Nurseries & Garden Centers



Echter's Greenhouses, Inc.
9170 W. 52nd Ave
Arvada, CO 80002
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Nick's Garden Center
& Farm Market, Inc.

2001 S. Chambers Rd
Aurora, CO 80014
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Heritage Lavender
4809 Foothills Drive  
Berthoud, CO 80513  
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Pinnacle Gardens, Inc. 
13431 Sable Blvd 
Brighton, CO 80601
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Tagawa Gardens
7711 S. Parker Rd
Centennial, CO 80016
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La Garita Mountain Nursery
45030 Cty. Rd. L
Center, CO 81125
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Colorado Springs

Harding Nursery, Inc.
721 N. Powers Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80915
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Heidrich's Colorado Tree Farm Nursery
7440 Templeton Gap Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80923
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Phelan Gardens
4955 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
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Spencer's Lawn & Garden
1430 S. Tejon
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
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Durango Nursery & Supply, Inc.
271 Kay Cee Ln
Durango, CO 81303
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El Jebel

Eagle Crest Nursery
0400 Gillespie Dr.
El Jebel, CO 81623
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Fort Collins

Bath, Inc.
2000 E. Prospect
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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Fort Collins Nursery
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
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Fossil Creek Nursery, Inc.
7029 S. College Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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Gulley Greenhouse & Garden Center
6029 South Shields
Fort Collins, CO 80526
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Harmony Gardens
4315 E. Harmony Road
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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Brick House Flowers
5708 S Timberline Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80528

Grand Junction

Bookcliff Gardens, LLC
755 26 Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81506
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Lafayette Florist, Gift Shop
& Garden Center

600 S. Public Rd
Lafayette, CO 80026
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Creek Side Gardens, Inc.
5730 W. CoalMine Ave.
Littleton, CO 80123
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W.W. Wilmore Nurseries/Garden
Center & Greenhouse

711 E. County Line Rd
Littleton, CO 80122
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Silver Sage Garden Centers
9010 S. Santa Fe Drive 
Littleton, CO 80125 
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New Mexico

Rehm's Nursery
5801 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
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Palmer Lake

McCord's Garden Center & Landscaping
780 Hwy 105, Suite F
Palmer Lake, CO 80133
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Todays Nursery
9610 Motsenbocker Rd.
Parker, CO 80134
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The Windsor Gardener
6461 HWY 392
Windsor, CO 80550
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