When to Prune Each Plant

01/25/2019 admin

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener . . With questions about pruning flooding into the garden center, there’s no doubt that pruning is in full swing. Some homeowners new to the area are overwhelmed with where to start on a…

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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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6 Gardening Tips for Year’s End

12/21/2018 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener The days grow short as we move into the last of the 2018 gardening season. This is the time when gardeners like to relax, sip some tea while warming our feet by the fire,…

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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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Buy the Freshest Tree on the Lot and Keep it Fresh

11/30/2018 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Preparing for the holiday shopping season at Watters has been crazy this week.  It’s the annual mad rush to harvest, ship, unload, and set up hundreds of various holiday plants, trees, and poinsettias.  Fully…

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Christmas Trees have Just Arrived at the Garden Center

11/29/2018 Ken Davis

Do as the Grinch did! Come to Watters Garden Center for your Christmas Tree. Large or small; cut or live we have the freshest trees in town with stands and other accessories. If you purchase a live tree we can…

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Powdery Mildew – Identify and Cure

09/01/2018 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener                           Mildew on Plant Powdery mildew is one of the most prevalent and easily recognized plant diseases of…

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Are Your Trees Healthy or Dying??

07/07/2018 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 Day ~ Celebrates Those We Love

05/22/2018 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener From Mother’s Day on the 13th to Memorial Day gatherings on the 28th, May is a month of celebrations honoring those we remember with love.  At the Lain house we like to remind ourselves…

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Best Time to Plant Mountain Trees

03/23/2018 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener When is the best time to plant trees in the mountains? This question, pertaining to areas that experience cold winters, has both a long and a short answer. When to Plant Trees: The Short…

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