9 Essential Tasks for March Gardeners

02/26/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

There are a couple of benefits to planting larger growing conifers before April. The first is that, knowing that garden centers stock up early for the spring planting season, informed gardeners buy early. This guarantees cream-of-the-crop selections before the general…

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Garden Class – Raised Bed Gardening Best Practices

02/23/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

See if raised garden beds are right for you. Students learn the correct materials to build with, soils 101, the right food for the right plant and more. Learn, grow, love your garden as it rises above the rocks and…

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Rose Pruning is Early this Year

02/19/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Plums are in bloom, forsythia are covered in yellow flowers, and my fragrant rosemary is in glorious flower. Spring is so early this year that we decided to ship the first rose crop into the nursery, a full two weeks…

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Garden Class – Newcomer Gardening

02/16/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Learn all the mountain secrets to local garden success. This is an information packed class guaranteed to increase garden blooms and fruit this year. Bring a soil sample to receive a free soil test on site. Also advice on how…

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A Cure for Pocket Gophers that Stops ‘em Dead

02/12/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Pocket gophers really are menaces to mountain gardens. These burrowing rats live underground, destroying gardens by chomping plant roots and ruining soils by destroying worm counts and beneficial fungi. Their devastation includes decimating tree roots to the point that large…

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Garden Class – Fruit Trees from Planting to Pruning

02/09/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Learn the insiders tips from the pro who knows variety, planting style, food, and more. Get ready for a block buster harvest this year. Learn to grow better apples, pear, peach, apricot, grapes and more. Students receive a free coupon…

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