The Weatherproof Garden

01/27/2016 Ken Davis

Few of us live in a gardener’s growing paradise. The idea of a series of warm sunny days punctuated with a lovely soaking evening shower is rarely reality. Instead we battle polar blasts, sizzling summers, unreliable rains, and truculent winds.…

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7 Mistakes New Gardeners Needn’t Make

01/20/2016 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener In my youth, as a novice gardener I blundered through many a growing season only to learn what not to do.  Luckily, I found a few gardening neighbors and some kind family members who…

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Propagating Jade Plants

01/13/2016 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Jade plants are extremely easy to propagate. They’re so eager to reproduce that often a leaf will break off and start to grow roots in the soil without any help at all. Jade plants…

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2016 Trends set by Miniature Gardeners

01/02/2016 Ken Davis

This News Release highlights the trends for 2016 and is being made available to our “Gardening Friends” concurrently with it’s release to the media.  (January 1, 2016 ) Prescott, Arizona –   Dwarfs, talking animals and fairy princesses don’t reside just…

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