How to Grow Coneflower Echinacea

09/03/2021 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Vibrant blooms on upright stems top this sturdy, compact plant. A fuss-free, cheerful choice for a sunny, easy-care low summer border. Drought tolerant and hardy, with prolific flowering over an exceptionally long season. These…

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Patience – A Virtue Learned in the Garden

08/04/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Patience is needed for truly natural gardens. Early in June my gardener’s confidence was crushed when a tomato plant withered and wilted away underneath these seemingly green thumbs. Just a month later, following several inches of monsoon rain, seed that…

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