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Echter's is one of the largest retail plant nursery and garden centers in Colorado. We grow many unusual varieties of flowers not normally found in garden centers. We offer over 2500 varieties of flowers each year. We have built our business on the quality and performance of our plants. The service offered is second to none. At least one plant doctor with a minimum of 10 years of garden center experience is on staff every day to answer customersí questions.

All of the annuals, perennials, roses, and poinsettias grown by Echterís are sold at our retail store.
Echter's plants are not sold by any other location.
In addition to the plants grown in the greenhouse, Echter's sells trees and shrubs, and houseplants.  

Shrubs OverviewThe remodeled and expanded garden center has 70,000 square feet of display area inside. Our patio shop has fine outdoor furniture and garden benches. We carry bird feeders, bird houses, and excellent blends of bird seed for the bird enthusiast. Echterís holds many community events at no charge. In fall Echterís hosts a quilt show, a glass show, and an art show. Echterís has free visits with Santa before Christmas collecting donations for the Arvada Food Bank. 

At Christmas time the garden center is filled with thousands of colorful poinsettias, fresh-cut Christmas trees, fresh greens and pre-lit life-like Christmas trees. 

Echter's is a family-owned business. Dave and Anne Echter are the owners. The business was started at this location in 1959. We have been a retail garden center since 1978. Echter's has 35 employees year-round and 90 during the spring season. We grow 85% of our annuals and 60% of our perennials at this site.

Jeff Echter is our General Manager.
Pixie Caballero is our Garden Center Manager
Julie Echter is our Assistant Store Manager
Dan DeBell is our Operations Manager. HGS logo
Joy Knox is our Production Manager.

Kasaundra Pribyl is our Office Manager.

We are active members of Garden Centers of Colorado, the Colorado Nursery & Greenhouse Association, AmericanHort, and Home & Garden Showplace.

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52nd Ave. & Garrison St.
Mailing Address: 5150 Garrison St. Arvada, CO  80002
If you are in the area please drop by.
  We are just a few blocks off Interstate 70, just west of Denver.

We're a little out of the way but,
     We're quite out of the ordinary

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