Birdsall & Co.'s original location at 1540 S. Broadway has been open for almost 30 years.
—Courtesy of Birdsall & Co.
Nearly 30 years ago, a garden shop called Birdsall & Co. moved into Antique Row with a unique selection of garden decor, patio furniture, planting containers, and more. In the time since, it's become a Denver institution with a loyal following. The store has gone through changes before—Annie...
August 10 2016, 10:50 AM
Annie Huston owns Birdsall & Co. with her husband, Scott. (All photos: Kiran Herbert)
Neighborhood: Platt Park (on South Broadway's Antique Row)
Go for: All sorts of fun pieces geared toward outdoor living (think Fornetto pizza ovens and cast stone fountains), although you’ll likely walk away with a few decorative items for inside your home as well. From gardening tools and...
July 20 2015, 11:15 AM
—Photo by Aaron Colussi
FOR THE GARDENER
Clockwise from left:
• Coiled Rope Cachepot, $77 for set of three, Areo Home, 1-888-814-7988, areohome.com
• Medium Boxwood Round Wreath, $29, West Elm, 2955 East First Avenue, 303-320-1001, westelm.com
—Photography by Brumley & Wells
Imagine spending a lazy, sun-drenched day on the Mediterranean coast, sipping sangría and nibbling marinated olives. It’s a vision that inspired Golden floral designer Cori Cook to dream up this scene for an alfresco afternoon with friends in the backyard. Cook marries the perfection of a Colorado...
Your front door is your home’s chance to make a first impression; this summer, greet your guests with a splashy container garden. Denver Dirty Girls—Sheila Schultz and Laurel Startzel, a mother-daughter garden design duo with more than 25 combined years of experience—shows us how.
MAKE YOUR OWN...
When Birdsall & Co.’s founder and longtime owner, John Ludwig, decided to retire last year, he imagined bidding longtime clients a bittersweet farewell and closing his South Broadway garden accessories store. But Scott and Annie Huston had a different vision.
The Hustons, who own the...
May 21 2013, 3:17 PM
Ask a Colorado gardener about cultivating a backyard paradise and they’ll quickly point out the challenges of growing in this high-altitude, arid climate. The biggest obstacle, though, may simply be the competition. No, we’re not talking about your neighbor’s perfectly manicured lawn. It’s the...