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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Gardeners in the Know…It’s Conifer Time

11/14/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Conifers are those evergreen plants that have needles for leaves. Spruce, cypress, cedar, arborvitae, and the local pine are all conifers. They are harvested in October for shipping to retailers, so the largest selection of sizes and varieties is at…

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