Thuricide BT

07/16/2020 Ken Davis

A liquid formulation of bacteria. Controls caterpillars, loopers, cabbageworms, hornworms, leaf folders, and leaf rollers. Won’t harm beneficial insects.

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Revitalize Bio Fungicide

07/16/2020 Ken Davis

A high potency biofungicide/bactericide that controls blight, molds, rots, spots, and mildews on vegetables, fruits, nuts, ornamentals, lawns, houseplants, and tropical plants grown inside and out. This organic gardening product may be used right up to the day of harvest.

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October Companion Plants and the Soil they Love

10/10/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener October is famous for its autumn colors, and some mountain plants show their bright hues better than others.  I took this photo of a group of my favorite fall companion plants.  I think they…

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Aqua Boost

05/07/2019 Ken Davis

Doubles the time between watering and cuts water use by 50%Crystals hold 200 times their weight in waterInfused with 7 different mychorrhizal spores the encourage better root structureBig bold tomatoes and veggies without the stretch marksFlowers that last, grow roots…

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Flower Power “It’s like a Snickers Bar for Your Plants”

04/13/2018 Ken Davis

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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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Grass in Driveway, Patio and Sidewalk Cracks

03/10/2018 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener There are three chores that gardeners must complete in March. Fertilize everything in the garden this month with 7-4-4 All Purpose Plant Food.  At the same time I apply an equal amount of ‘Soil…

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Vinegar to Kill Weeds Naturally

11/18/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Household vinegar can function as a natural weed killer. The acetic acid in vinegar gives it the power to burn weeds back to the ground; the higher the percentage of acid in the vinegar,…

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Fertilizer Lessons to Choose the Right Plant Food

11/04/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener When walking down the fertilizer aisle at Watters Garden Center or any home improvement store you can’t help noticing the array of formulations. You’ll see bags and bottles, powders and granules, sprays and concentrates.…

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9 Ways to an Easy Garden

04/01/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener A good garden is coffee time with your thoughts, watching a sunrise, the majesty of a butterfly, or the buzzing of hummingbirds. Gardener is a label proudly worn, but there are some unpleasant tasks…

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