What’s the Best Way to Harvest Potatoes?

11/22/2015 Ken Davis

They Still Have Some Foliage Potatoes underground will continue to develop as long as there is foliage on top. So if you want potatoes now, dig what you need, but leave the rest in the ground. They’ll continue to grow,…

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Caring for Our Winter Birds

11/21/2015 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener It’s surprising how many winter birds grace our dormant gardens with their graceful flight and beautiful sounds.  Many have migrated from far cooler climates in the north, and actually find Prescott weather to be…

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Watters Joins in Small Business Saturday – Nov 28

11/20/2015 Ken Davis

Watters supports “Buying Local” year round buy hosting special events at the Garden Center, so it’s only natural that we would participate in Small Business Saturday on November 28th. In fact we are making our Small Business offers available all weekend…

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Watters Holiday Shop Now Open

11/20/2015 Ken Davis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROh22NHS7-U Our Garden Center Holiday Shop is Open for the Season. Come in to select a gift for your favorite gardener. New for this season is our popular Miniature Garden. These little figures and accessories are sure to be a…

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Our Black Eyed Susan’s Looks Awful

11/15/2015 Ken Davis

If We Pull Them Up Will They Come Back Next Year? Don’t pull them up. Shear off all the nasty foliage and throw it away (in case of foliar diseases). They may re-grow a bit yet this fall. Same goes…

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Pine Needles Bad for Our Gardens?

11/14/2015 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener If you live in a neighborhood where ponderosa pines grow freely, you know about too many pine needles.  Pine trees drop lots of needles, especially those 50-foot giants!  Gutter guards protect my rain gutters,…

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Don’t Miss This Weekly Special – Pansy

11/09/2015 Ken Davis

Sale – Buy One Pansy – Get One Free Don’t miss this sale! Plant your winter flowers Now!  There is nothing that says Spring is on the way like a pansy peaking out from it’s snow cover. Perfect as “Spillers”…

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Preserve Fall Leaves

11/08/2015 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Fall foliage is a highlight of the autumn season. Pumpkin-colored leaves, some eventually turning the color of fire trucks, can be more attractive than spring flowers. The colors are easily preserved for Thanksgiving festivities,…

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What Can I do to Prevent My Autumn Joy Sedum From Flopping Over

11/08/2015 Ken Davis

1.) Place a grow ring or peony ring over them before they start to grow in the spring (for support), or 2.) Cut them in half in early June. This delays flowering by a couple weeks, but keeps them shorter,…

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Don’t Miss This Weekly Special

11/03/2015 Ken Davis

Sale 20% OFF Don’t miss this sale! This is the perfect time to pant cool weather herbs and vegetables . You will enjoy their fresh edibles well into the winter. Combine several into an attractive Container Garden Click Here (or on…

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