Edible Plantscapes

03/26/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Interestingly, the front yard often is the sunniest spot in a landscape, and although vegetable gardens thrive in lots of sun we rarely install what is basically a working farm in the front yard. With careful planning edible plants can…

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Garden Class – Grape, Brambles & Blueberries to the Kitchen

03/23/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Students learn the best grapes, berries and all things vegetable along with plant foods and an ever increasing harvest. Dozens and dozens of fruiting varieties will be on hand and all the professionals to help you increase the eats in…

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Impressive Containers from Thrill, Spill, and Fill

03/19/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Several clients have been in this week sharing the sorrows of their black thumbs when it comes to their container gardens. For years I’ve successfully grown many plants in dozens of big pots around my garden, and they all flourish…

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Garden Class – Advanced Container Designs

03/16/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Lisa Lain has been creating container designs for decades. This 3 step program puts the floral style back into your garden. The class is free to onlookers, but the first 12 students to sign up create their own design with…

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Watters Will Host a Local First AZ Mixer on Mar. 26

03/12/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

PRESCOTT, ARIZONA MARCH 10, 2015 LOCAL FIRST ARIZONA TO HOST LOCAL BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT AT WATTERS GARDEN CENTER Local business owners or those interested in finding more about Local First Arizona and local business initiatives are invited to the Local…

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5 Shade – Loving Vegetables to Plant Now

03/12/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

All plants need some sun to grow well, and plants that produce fruits like tomatoes, cucumbers, and eggplant, really need all the sun they can get. But there are a few vegetables that tolerate and even appreciate partial shade, especially…

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Garden Class – Salad Gardening with Herbs & Edible Flowers

03/09/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

($20 take away salad bowl) Listen to this class for free, but the first participants to sign up get all the attention. Learn the hardiest herbs for mountain gardens and how to plant them with other edible highlights that are…

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Seed Packets and Sweet Peas

03/05/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Of all the information on a packet of seeds, most important are these four specifics: when the plant blooms, how much sun it needs, how big it gets, and the number of days ‘til harvest. All of that information is…

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Garden Class – Controlling Gophers, Bugs & Disease in the Gardens

03/02/2015 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

If you let these pests gain a foothold they are nearly impossible to rid from your garden, until now. Learn all the deadly secrets to a disease-free garden this spring. This free class fills early so bring a cup of…

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