Now Hiring – Nursery Sales People for Spring

02/28/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Objective  –  Application Link Here Go out of your way to welcome customers; finding new ways to interact with shoppers. Ensure customers receive the best possible plant for their landscape with the garden additives that insure their success. Able and…

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Now Hiring – Cashiers for Spring

02/28/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Objective  –  Application Link Here To accurately process on-site orders and provide excellent customer service with a smile. Make sure garden care members have phone, email and address informantion in the Watters system. Address customer by name whenever possible. Supervises:…

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Rose Pruning in 5 Easy Steps

02/27/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

March not only marks the start of spring, but the planting season begins with the arrival of roses at garden centers. Over 200 roses landed this week with the David Austin, shrub roses and many more ground varieties arriving within…

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Aug 9 – Ground cover & plants to use Instead of Mowing

02/24/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30)  These fast growing plants stay low & tight with less care needed than a lawn mower dreamed of.  Learn which evergreen shrubs, herbs and vines soften all that rock, hold the soil from eroding, cool in…

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July 5 – Landscape Designs that Thrill, Fill & Make you Money

02/24/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30)  Back by popular demand, Sedona Landscape designer, Rich Olson, will take students on a journey that adds personality back into the landscape.  As the monsoons approach this is an ideal season to change the look-and-feel of…

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Sept 13 – Attract Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Gardening for Wildlife

02/24/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30)  This class is aimed at any gardener with an interest in making her garden attractive to wildlife: bees, beneficial insects, butterflies, birds and small friendly creatures in both very small and very large gardens, living in…

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July 26 – Easy Grow Roses

02/24/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30)  There are so many more choices than you grandfather knew.  Learn the difference between hybrid tea, floribunda, shrub, carpet and so much more.  Placement is critical for an easy to care for rose.  Students learn the…

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June 21 – Everything you Wanted to Know about Tomato Care

02/24/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30) The first fruits are starting to come out of the garden.  Yes, we will go deep on all things tomatoes, but the same advice applies to the rest of the garden as well.  Students learn which…

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Aug 16 – Western Natives & the Water-wise Landscape

02/24/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30)  Native plants are unique, hardy, with some so unusual traditional gardeners marvel at how to use them.  It all comes down to companion planting.  We cover native trees, native shrubs, native flowers and native vines that…

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Aug 23 – Harvest Vegetables & Herbs thru Winter

02/24/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Saturday (9:30 – 10:30)  This is the peak of the harvest season. With strategic rotation the garden will continue the harvest through winter, and late summer is the key transition month.  Learn which varieties can be planted for year long…

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