Press Releases

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    Spring Hours Begin March 1

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by Ken Lain, mountain gardener

    Spring hours begin March 1 Nursery Hours are now: Monday - Saturday  8:30 to 5:30 Sundays - 9 to 5 Happy Planting Everyone:) Bring on the Spring Planting Season! Ken & Lisa Lain, owners

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    The 2013 Roses Have Arrived

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by Ken Lain, mountain gardener

    The new roses and the established favorites are available from local garden centers, mail Fragrance is a passion of mine, so not only do I choose new rose varieties with interesting colors, but those with great aromas.  In my opinion, beautiful roses should have an equally captivating fragrance.  Here are my descriptions of some of…

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    Closed Easter Sunday

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by Ken Lain, mountain gardener

    Watters Garden Center will be closed Easter Sunday,  March 31 to observe the holiday & Enjoy time with Family   Happy Easter Everyone!

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    Frost Warning above 4500′ elevation tonite

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by Ken Lain, mountain gardener

    Severe Frost Alert!  Tonite in the Prescott areas it will drop to 27 degrees.  Make sure to hydrate plants, cover new garden plants and the fruit trees you want to save.  Use frost cover, NuVue plant covers, sheets and blankets.  Do NOT use plastic this evening. Looks like beautiful spring weather after tonight.

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    Free Design Fridays

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by Ken Lain, mountain gardener

    Please note: To make sure you don't have to wait around, Free Design Friday sessions are by appointment only. Details: Schedule your free 30 minute one on one professional design session with Rich Olson, using his 3-D design software, Fridays from 10 AM to 2 PM in front of the greenhouse. By appointment only -…

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    Press Release – Grapes 4 Grades

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by Ken Lain, mountain gardener

    A press release on the Grapes 4 Grades benefit held at Watters Garden Center was published by the Daily Courier on June 18, 2013: 'Grapes 4 Grades' will benefit PUSD summer programs Area residents can help the Prescott Frontier Rotary Club raise money for the Prescott Unified School District's summer math and reading program by…

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    Daily Courier article on Watters Gardening Class

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by Ken Lain, mountain gardener

    Gardening class teaches high desert newcomers what to plant and when As Watters Garden Center Owner Ken Lain talked about plants that do well in mountain soil during a Saturday morning class in Prescott, he showed gardeners a flowering yellow rudebeckia and a fuschia pow-wow wildberry Echinacea, saying they thrive here. About 40 people attended Lain's…

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    Photo Contest Results

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by Ken Lain, mountain gardener

    Congratulations to the winners are our photo contest! #1 Mighty Wisteria ~ Jane H Backyard Color ~ Jess B Mini Vineyard ~ Jag F Pugtunias ~ Cindy M Garden Oasis ~ Jo A And our other submissions, included: Moth on Salvia ~ T. L. Butterfly on Coneflower Sunflower ~ Nicole R Colorful Gladiola ~ Jessica…

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