Thriving in the Shadows: 5 Shade-Loving Plants for Your Gardens

06/07/2024 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Looking for plants that thrive in full shade can be challenging. ‘Full shade’ refers to areas that receive less than three hours of direct sun daily and filtered sun for the rest of the…

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Best Smelling Plants for Outdoor Gardens

05/17/2023 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Arizona is famous for outdoor activities. When all this activity brings the party to your deck, patio, or pool’s edge, the fragrance of the garden should be positive and uplifting to the friends that…

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Feed your Landscape Now

07/15/2022 Ken Davis

Monsoon rains hit the Lain gardens on Monday Let the Monsoon Rains do the Work for You One simple food for the entire landscape. The safety you can feel good about around family, animals, and friends. Enjoy vivid flowers &…

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14 Plants That Thrive in Dry Shade

06/09/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener June is “Perennial” month at the garden centers. This is when virtually every perennial is showing off and in bloom. Perennials are those flowers that come back each year with more giant flowers as…

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