Closed Easter Sunday

03/31/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Watters Garden Center will be closed Easter Sunday,  March 31 to observe the holiday & Enjoy time with Family   Happy Easter Everyone!

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Good Landscapes Keep the Value UP

03/28/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Waves of gardeners have come in this week asking what variety of pink blooming Prescott Redbuds bloom lavender pink with little to no care required trees are showing off this spring. Two spectacular trees glowed in…

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Create a Head High Hedge

03/22/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Spring weather has arrived in all its mountain glory and gardeners are back outdoors.  Privacy, wind breaks and hedgerows are not top-of-mind when inside waiting for the next snow storm to pass.  Now that we can enjoy the  patios and…

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Spring Planting Season Starts This Week

03/13/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

There is no holding back spring now!  This winter has been long and arduous.  While walking the gardens this week summarizing the possible damage, irrigations needs, vegetable placement, with some fresh flowers in the container gardens there was a surprise. …

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Successfully Planting Technique this Spring

03/11/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Planting success in spring comes down to the right food. If you followed this column’s advice earlier in the month and put your plant foods down before the last moisture, your timing couldn’t have been better. Deep moisture also will…

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Step-By-Step to Great Garden Soils

03/07/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

We know that the better the soil the larger the harvest. Once you have tried digging your first planting hole in a mountain garden you learn that our native soils are HARD ! ! That’s why successful mountain gardening has…

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7 Tasks for a Successful Landscapes

03/06/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

This weekend marks that start of spring break for many schools, and at the Lains’ house a chance to wrap up spring garden tasks and to kick off the planting season. These are things I do every spring to get…

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The 2013 Roses Have Arrived

03/05/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

The new roses and the established favorites are available from local garden centers, mail Fragrance is a passion of mine, so not only do I choose new rose varieties with interesting colors, but those with great aromas.  In my opinion,…

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Spring Hours Begin March 1

03/01/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Spring hours begin March 1 Nursery Hours are now: Monday – Saturday  8:30 to 5:30 Sundays – 9 to 5 Happy Planting Everyone:) Bring on the Spring Planting Season! Ken & Lisa Lain, owners

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