11th Annual Rotary Grapes 4 Grades Party at Watters raises $36,000

06/30/2016 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

(June 30, 2016 ) Prescott, Arizona – On Sunday, June 26th, Frontier Rotary hosted their 11th annual ‘Grapes 4 Grades’ event at Watters Garden Center in Prescott. Attended by nearly 300 business owners and generous local residents, the Grapes 4 Grades event…

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USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

06/18/2016 Ken Davis

By  Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Find your gardens hardiness zone by Zip Code Gardeners have come to rely on USDA Hardiness Zone Maps to tell us what plants will survive locally. The USDA released updated Plant Hardiness Zone Maps…

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What Exactly is a Perennial Plant??

06/11/2016 Ken Davis

By  Ken Lain, the mountain gardener One of the top questions we get here at the garden center is what’s the difference between an annual and a perennial??  It causes great confusion among novice, but you will quickly become a…

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‘Main Street’ Retailers Draw ‘Local’ Shoppers

06/04/2016 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the Mountain Gardener There is nothing like eating a tomato straight from the vine! Still warm from the sun, freshly picked, tender tomatoes are  both sweet and tangy on the tongue, delivering a complex flavor that makes…

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10 Flowers that Draw Hummingbirds

06/03/2016 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Lisa and I were sitting in our front courtyard this week watching the antics of “our” hummingbirds. They were enjoying water from the fountains and sipping nectar from the 30+ pots of flowers.  Yes,…

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