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Agua Fria Nursery is "the premier retail nursery in the entire Rocky Mountain Region".  Panayoti Kelaidis, senior curator and Director of Outreach, Denver Botanic Gardens

This is very high praise indeed, and we will do our very best to live up to it.  We do believe that Agua Fria Nursery is a very special place, both because it is a small family owned and operated business, and because of our continuous quest to grow and feature unusual and exciting high quality plants.

At present, our web site is still under construction. We are making an effort to present a glimmer of our operation, and provide basic knowledge about us.  As we build this web site we will work to make it accessible, and to provide accurate and useful information. Please check in with regularly, our business is growing, and so too we will grow and change this site.

Contact information:  Our telephone number is 505-983-4831, our fax is 505-983-3593, and our e-maill is aguafrianr@aol.com.  We are located about 3/4 miles southwest of St Francis Drive, at 1409 Agua Fria St,  which is located between Camino Alire and Aveneda Christobol Colon, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Our zip code is 87505-0907.

Our specialties are in Native and appropriate exotic perennials, shrubs and succulents.  We firmly believe in using the most "organic " techniques possible and are proud to say that our plants are "naturally grown" and safe for the consumer.  Our tomato selection can not be matched in Santa Fe, and we annually grow a huge selection of vegetables.   

Agua Fria Nursery was established in 1975 and had been responsible for providing outstanding plant selections ever since. The second and third generations of the Pennington family are active and in charge of operations of our nursery.