How to Help Healthy, Sick, and Dying Trees

06/28/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain Gardener You’ve done your homework by assessing your yard and using appropriate information to choose just the right trees for your landscape. You’ve had Watters Garden Center plant them in the proper way, and have…

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Planting a Privacy Screen

05/31/2019 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener June is an ideal time to plant a new living wall.  With the building boom currently in full swing, privacy is a hot topic at the garden center. Without strategically placed evergreens in the…

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Planting Trees in Winter?!?

12/28/2018 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardenerGenerally, the best time for planting trees is late winter through early spring.Typically this period is followed by a season of moderate weather, giving new transplants time to become established.  For gardens above 6500 feet,…

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Evergreens to Decorate and/or Add to a Landscape

12/15/2018 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener This is the season when decorated evergreens dominate living rooms and sparkle in the winter landscape.  The list provided not only grows best outdoors but often is used as a living tree through the…

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