We share our top four go-to stores for gardening in Gillette — and why we love them.

It can be hard to keep things green year-round in Wyoming, but Gillette’s nursery scene is actually budding with experts who can help solve any planting problem.

Problem:

You have limited space for foliage in your tiny apartment or dimly lit office.

Try:

Crazy Daisy Floral

Because:

Jordan Tucker. This guy knows succulents, and air and house plants. Talk with Jordan for one minute, and you’ll see what we mean. We know, because his expert recommendations helped our sprightful content specialist bring her perfect home office to life.

 

Problem:

You never know what to plant where and when in short-seasoned Wyoming.

Try:

Landscapes by Holcomb

Because: 

Experts in native species, the seasoned pros at Landscapes by Holcomb, including owners Mike and Devie Holcomb, regularly make seasonal planting recommendations and have been in the business locally for over 15 years. (They know their stuff.) In addition to commercial and residential landscaping installations, they also have a large retail area where do-it-yourselfers can purchase trees, shrubs, rocks and mulch—making Landscapes by Holcomb your one-stop shop for all things gardening.

 

 

Problem:

You’re tired of paying top dollar for grocery store herbs and want to try growing your own—but don’t know where to start.

Try:

Garden Center at Menard’s

Because:

The Buzzy® 3-Pot Kitchen Herbs Grow Kit ($8.99) makes growing fresh herbs at home easy as pie. The kit includes everything you need to grow your own basil, cilantro and chives. Basil lovers? Also try: Buzzy® Herb Pail Seed Starting Grow Kit ($2.49), which includes a cute, sage green pail, seeds, growing medium and instructions. Menard’s also has a cool online tutorial section at menards.com, where they share articles and tips about growing herbs and vegetables indoors.

 

Problem:

You really want to take your garden to the next level, but it’s missing that something extra special.

Try:

Goven/Thar’s Farm & Ranch Supply

Because:

The local farm and ranch supply store has a beautiful array of modern and contemporary statuary and garden décor to help embellish any garden. Take your lawn from ordinary to extraordinary with life-size cacti ($69), enormous flowers, tiny trucks, cows on bicycles and more.

By: Stephanie Scarcliff      |     Photos: Adam D. Ritterbush

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