Watters Gives Back to the Community

09/26/2015 Ken Davis

Each quarter Ken & Lisa donate the Garden Center to a non-profit group to assist in raising funds. This quarter was a benefit for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Watch the Video below and you will see, a good time was…

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Sick Garden? Plant Nutrients Are The Cure

09/25/2015 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener The advice that follows is good for houseplants as well as outdoor container and landscape plants. It is an outline of the most common local plant problems. Many plant problems have similar symptoms and…

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Rid Your Vegetables of Insects

09/20/2015 Ken Davis

Click Here to View Video Ella Amos explains how to keep your vegetables and plants Insect free with Safe products that don’t taint your crop

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Sedums

09/20/2015 Ken Davis

Ken Lain shows a novel use for Sedums along a garden pathway

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Classic Fall Mums

09/19/2015 Ken Davis

Click Here To View Video   Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the beauty of Mums. Here are some that have just been delivered to the Garden Center

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Fall Garden Mums. Hardy or No?

09/19/2015 Ken Davis

Mums are ubiquitous in fall gardens. However for mums to be truly hardy, they are best planted in the spring. The mums for sale in fall nurseries have been coddled to set buds for September blooms and are putting an awful…

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Divide and Re-Bloom Bearded Irises

09/18/2015 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Bearded Irises are tall, elegant additions to a flower border but quickly can crowd and choke themselves in their garden space.   You can keep them blooming through regular division of the rhizomes, or roots,…

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Soil Activator

09/17/2015 Ken Davis

Humic – Natural Based Soil Activator For use on Stressed Plants, Vegetable Gardens, Flower Beds, Lawns & Compost Bins. Humic Soil Activator is made from humates, very compressed plant and animal matter dating back to prehistoric times. The product also contains trace…

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Meet Ken Lain

09/11/2015 Ken Davis

Ken Lain has been gardening for decades throughout the highlands of Arizona. He has grown thousands of plants in his own gardens and killed a good many along the way. He writes from experience and keeps skills honed by working…

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Growing and Roasting Sunflowers

09/11/2015 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener This week’s garden photo is taken in Amsterdam at the entrance of the Van Gogh museum, commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Dutch master’s death.  Guests take cover from the rain as they walk…

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