Winter Greenery Best Planted in Cold

01/18/2019 Ken Davis

Winter is the season to plant evergreens that look good no matter the weather.  Local evergreens brighten our winter landscapes, and they prefer being planted during the colder months. If your landscape needs more green showing through that rock lawn,…

Read More

Preparing Garden Soils for Spring Planting

01/09/2019 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Once you’ve tried digging the first planting hole in a mountain garden you learn that our native soils are HARD ! !  Skimp on spring soil preparation to “soften” the ground and a mountain…

Read More

Using Coffee Grounds as Garden Fertilizer

01/09/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener If you make a daily pot of coffee, you have a fabulous source of the organic matter right at your fingertips. Coffee grounds can make your garden happier in several ways, and not just…

Read More

Ten Most Popular Houseplants!

01/03/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener There is a seemingly cavernous void in the living room when the Christmas tree and holiday greens are taken down for another year.  There’s a simple solution to this annual letdown:  Ring in the…

Read More

10 Most Popular Houseplants!

01/02/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener There is a seemingly cavernous void in the living room when the Christmas tree and holiday greens are taken down for another year.  There’s a simple solution to this annual letdown:  Ring in the…

Read More

join the club