Unsightly Landscape can be Costly!

05/30/2015 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Could it be time to sell your home? According to Zillow.com residential real estate prices are up 9% this year with an increase of 2.4% in the 12-month forecast. Enhancing your home’s desirability is…

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Spring Shopping Like a Professional Gardener

05/22/2015 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener March and April seem to have had nicer weather than May, so it looks like our official planting date this year is closer to Memorial Day rather than the usual Mother’s Day.  I’ve been…

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Have You Seen Lisa?

05/22/2015 Ken Davis

The Apr/May Issue of Prescott Woman Magazine features Lisa Watters Lain  as its Cover Feature  “Watters Garden Center A Homegrown Business that Promotes Inspirational Gardening Made Easy” Growing up with her three sisters here in Prescott she learned gardening at an…

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Benefits of Growing Potatoes in Containers

05/14/2015 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener There’s any number of reasons gardeners prefer to grow things up instead of out. At the expense of sounding as if I like to do everything the easy way . . . I always…

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Top 9 Annual Blooming Vines that Climb with Gusto

05/07/2015 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Color, lots and lots of color, is oh-so-easy with these annual vines.  Many are difficult to keep at the garden center because of their fast-growing tendrils that become a mess. However, they easy to…

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