Year-Round Gardening: Holiday gift ideas for the gardener on your list | Subscriber Content

While you are shopping for the holidays, don’t forget to check out our six locally owned and operated garden centers in Colorado Springs. While all of these stores are great sources of quality garden tools and supplies, they also have many really interesting unusual gift options. If you can’t decide, consider a gift certificate.

I went to each of these garden centers to see what treasure I could find. I was not disappointed, as there are so many great options for gifts.

• Harding Nursery, 721 N. Powers Blvd. Walking into the store, you will definitely feel the holiday spirit. Symbols of the season are abundant and beautiful. Besides the holiday décor, Harding Nursery has a great collection of custom-made wreaths, swags and centerpieces.

• Phelan Gardens, 4955 Austin Bluffs Parkway. It’s a great place to pre-order bare-root fruit and ornamental trees. The trees will be available the last half

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