Tomato Pruning – Best Practices

05/31/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Grafted Tomato Plants are the Best! Our growing season got off to a painful start this year.  Frigid temperatures in early May delayed the season by two weeks, and even now the evenings still are chilly.  Early cold took its…

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Trees Sure to Please in Summer

05/30/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

As summer comes ‘round again, homeowners envision trees lining their drives, enjoying cool breezes under mature shade trees, and those same trees blocking harsh winds. In the blinding heat of summer, trees make life out-of-doors pleasant and cool. A nice…

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Chrysler Imperial

05/24/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Not the car, the old fashioned rose.

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New Plants in a Garden are Like Fresh Paint on a Wall

05/24/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Most homeowners recognize the need to remodel the insides of their homes but don’t realize that their landscaping also benefits from updating and refreshing. An old, stagnant landscape loudly declares, “Look how old and outdated I am!”  Even worse, a…

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Landscaping

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Alberta Spruce Tree

05/22/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Teddy Bear of the conifers

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Gerber Daisy

05/21/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Watermelon colored flower

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Apache Plume

05/20/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

An Arizona native

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Euryops Daisy

05/19/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

A colorful annual flower

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Green Tower Boxwood shrub

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