Best Mountain Trees for Fall Color

09/27/2019 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Not all trees are created equal when it comes to autumn colors, and this is their season. Autumn is also the ideal planting window for trees and tall shrubs. Increased garden success is had…

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Are My Evergreens Dying When the Needles Turn Yellow and Brown?

09/20/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Blue Spruce in front of wall If the older needles on your evergreens are turning yellow and dropping, don’t worry. Nothing’s wrong, and they’re not all dying. We define them as “evergreens,” such as…

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Best Rock Designs for Arizona Landscapes

09/13/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener A lot of time and care are put into the plants of your landscape but don’t forget the non-living features of the yard. While your plants may be the focus of your design, hardscape…

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14 Plants with Really Big Blooms

09/06/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Some flowers are just bigger, brighter, and showier than others. In this issue, we have each of the four Prescott seasons covered for flowers that show off in late winter right through the end…

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