Landscapes that Resist Threats from Wildfires

06/28/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Residents new to the mountains are seeking solitude and escape from the rat race. They want some of the services of urban living but they also want to live near the forest to get “back to nature”. Locally we call…

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Colors of Perennials in the June Garden

06/21/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Perennial colors RULE at the garden center! In the past, annual flowers have stolen the show every year with their flashy colors of neon orange, screaming reds, and rich purples, but the times they are a-changing. Because perennials are endowed…

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Press Release – Grapes 4 Grades

06/20/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

A press release on the Grapes 4 Grades benefit held at Watters Garden Center was published by the Daily Courier on June 18, 2013: ‘Grapes 4 Grades’ will benefit PUSD summer programs Area residents can help the Prescott Frontier Rotary…

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Sycamore Tree

06/17/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

30 second plant tip of the day – Sycamore Tree

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Jubilee Blueberry

06/16/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

30 second plant tip of the day – Jubilee Blueberry

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Hosta

06/15/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

30 second plant tip of the day – Hostas

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Red Yucca

06/14/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

30 second plant tip of the day – Red Yucca in the landscape

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Low Maintenance Plants for Easy Care Landscaping

06/14/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could enjoy an attractive, colorful garden without spending all of your free time working at it? It can be done, and all it takes is some knowledge about the right plants to use and…

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Blooming Clematis

06/13/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

30 second plant tip of the day – Blooming Clematis

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Hardy Lantana

06/12/2013 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

30 second plant tip of the day – Miss Huff Hardy Lantana

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