Big Trees at Trader Joes

04/30/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

 

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”Early-Bird” Gardeners can plant Tomatoes NOW ! !

04/26/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

In fear that a late frost would damage young plants, we’ve been holding back our spring stock until now.  That’s no longer the case.  It’s time to update flowerbeds and containers and time to get after the vegetable garden! This…

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Free Design Fridays with Rich Olson

04/19/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Our first Free Design Friday was tremendously popular!  So much that designer, Rich Olson, is asking that you send an email with a photo of your landscape area in advance to minimize wait time.  Please email your photo and dimensions…

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Use Low Care Natives for Stylish Local Gardens

04/19/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

The Mexican Primrose blooms pink most the year The romance of the arid western part of our country has attracted visitors for decades. Of course, these days the Southwest with its bright sunny days, a desirable…

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Raised Bed garden advice by Jamie Durie

04/18/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Great garden advice from  

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Frost Warning above 4500′ elevation tonite

04/17/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

frost warning alert Severe Frost Alert!  Tonite in the Prescott areas it will drop to 27 degrees.  Make sure to hydrate plants, cover new garden plants and the fruit trees you want to save.  Use frost…

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Free Design Fridays with Rich Olson

04/12/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Designer Rich Olson has been such a huge hit during our Design and Raised Bed Gardening classes, that I’ve invited him back for more.  We’re offering Free Design Fridays, each Friday from 10 AM to 3 PM starting April 19,…

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Blooming Shrubs – the Super Eight of Spring

04/12/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Few shrubs in spring show off with the simple elegance of pink flowering almonds Shrubs are the bones and building blocks of an exceptional landscape. Some are blessed with long bloom periods, others with flashy foliage,…

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Water, Water, Water . . . when to turn on the water.

04/05/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Once again our spring planting season is moving into full swing! As gardeners are putting new plants into the ground the question most asked at the garden center this week has been, “When do I turn on the water?”  The…

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