How to Prune Russian Sage video

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4 Ways to Kill a Houseplant

12/26/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Most houseplants are resilient, but there are common mistakes that will do in even the most reliable types: Plant killer #1 – Transport the new plant from the nursery to your home in the trunk of your car on a…

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Merry Christmas

12/25/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

May this be the Merriest of Christmas seasons for you and your gardens.  

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Houseplants Design Ideas

12/24/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Certain plants look good in different settings. Below are several design ideas right for different houseplants. Match them up with the right container for a real statement of style. Visit Watters Garden Center for more design ideas. Traditional home furnished…

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May 22 – Smart Phone Photography using Instagram (Free)

12/23/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30) Ken Lain has decades of professional garden writing under his belt, but he also takes his own garden photos. Learn these easy photo tips, best light, angles and fun. Bring your iPhone or Android enabled smart…

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March 23 – Gardening for Newcomers $10

12/23/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30) Learn all the mountain secrets to local garden success. This is an information pack class guaranteed to increase garden blooms and fruit this year. The first 10 students to bring $10 and a soil sample receive…

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March 16 – Advanced Container Designs $35

12/23/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Lisa Lain has been creating container designs for decades. This 3 step program puts the floral style back into your garden. The class is free to onlookers, but the first 12 students to sign up create their own design with…

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March 9 – Salad Gardening with Herbs & Edible Flowers $20

12/23/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30) $20 take away salad bowl- Listen to this class for free, but the first participants to sign up get all the attention. Learn the hardiest herbs for mountain gardens and how to plant them with other…

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March 2- Controlling Gophers, Bugs and Disease (Free)

12/23/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30) If you let these pest gain a foothold they are nearly impossible to rid from your garden, until now. Learn all the rat deadly secrets to a disease free garden this spring. This free class fills…

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Feb 23- Raised Bed Gardening Best Practices (Free)

12/23/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 11) See if raised garden beds are right for you. Students learn the correct materials to build with, soils 101, the right food for the right plant and more. Rich Olsen with Landscapes by the yard will…

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