Memorial Trees for each Month

06/14/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener At the Lain house we like to remind ourselves of those who have made indelible differences in our lives.   In addition to memorials for people, we love to plant a tree in memory of…

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Keep Plants Alive While You Are on Vacation

06/13/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener While you are away on vacation, being left untended for a week or two is hard on your garden. Xeric gardens fare well when neglected, but other plants do best when mulched, and are…

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Top 6 Perennial Herbs for Arizona Gardens

06/08/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Many herbs are perennial, meaning they can be planted once and left to grow for many years. Perennial herbs are essential to garden designs because they remain healthy and attractive through all growing seasons. …

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