Arizona Trivia Continued…

12/29/2017 Ken Davis

26. The only place in the country where mail is delivered by mule is the village of Supai, located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. 27. Located on Arizona’s western border, Parker Dam’s 320-foot depth makes it the deepest…

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Arizona Trivia

12/29/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Arizona has 3,928 mountain peaks and summits, more mountains than any one of the other Mountain States (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming). All New England plus the state of Pennsylvania would fit…

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Top 10 Bird Feeding Mistakes

12/23/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener It is easy to get started feeding birds, but novice birders often make simple mistakes that can keep birds from enjoying their backyard feeders. While some mistakes only make feeders unattractive, others can endanger…

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Beautiful Christmas Trees

12/18/2017 Ken Davis

Yes! We Still Have Some in Stock Fresh as the Day they Arrived

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Holiday Greenery Fresh from Your Yard

12/16/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Winter is the season to bring fresh evergreens inside for remembrances of growing seasons past and fragrance that can only come fresh from the forest.  Cut sprigs can be carried inside anytime in winter,…

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How to Plant a Living Christmas Tree

12/13/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener An evergreen that has had a starring role in the mountains of Arizona is gaining nationwide popularity. The ‘Single Blue Pinyon Pine’ is a local variety that gives a bold appearance to a rustic…

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December To-Do List and Garden Tips

12/02/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener The differences in altitude of our Northern Arizona gardens dictate the garden tasks for December. At higher elevations like Flagstaff, Williams, and the White Mountains there are few December gardens.  December at these elevations…

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