Summer Monsoon ~ an ideal planting season

07/23/2016 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Happy Anniversary to Lisa, the love of my life. It was July 25, 1987 that we said “I Do”. (“Old time” wedding photos will follow on the Watters Facebook and Instagram pages later in…

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It’s Time to Fertilize – Let the Monsoons do the Work for You

07/07/2016 Ken Davis

 Ken Lain explains why it makes sense to fertilize now and let the monsoon rains do the work for you to assure great blooms for the rest of the season. Learn more by listening to the video below. [youtube][/youtube]

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10 Easy Steps to Healthy Fall Gardens

10/09/2015 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener It’s time to start checking off items from that fall gardening to-do list. These are things I do every fall; my aim is to complete all ten things by the end of October. Today’s…

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Picture Perfect Pottery Gardens

08/20/2015 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Picking the perfect pot: Container gardens can add a punch of color, elegance, creativity, and/or drama to your landscape. As with statuary and garden art, container gardens are the accent pieces in our gardens.…

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Mushrooms – Friends or Foes to Lawn and Garden?

07/16/2015 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Mushrooms growing in the lawn, on mulch, or in the garden may make you wonder if something is wrong. Often our first instinct is to get rid of ‘shrooms, but mushrooms growing in your…

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All Purpose Plant Food & Flower Power the Dynamic Duo of Mountain Soil

06/26/2015 Ken Davis

Our rocky mountain soil makes gardening a real challenge and we can all use every edge we can get to successfully grow vegetables, flowers and shrubs in this unforgiving climate. Enter the dynamic duo to the rescue. Available exclusively at…

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