Gardening Tips for Year’s End

11/22/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener The days grow short as we move into the last of the 2019 gardening season. This is a time to relax, sip tea while warming our feet by the fire, and reflect on our…

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Drip Irrigation Design and Installation

04/06/2019 Ken Davis

April is time to get that irrigation system back up and running. Learn the benefits of drip irrigation, new technologies, and how to set a system up or add a plant to it.  Don’t know how to install and run…

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Irrigation in the Waterwise Landscape

10/06/2018 Ken Davis

Irrigation systems can confound even the most experienced gardeners! Learn the benefits of drip irrigation, the best emitters and parts, and how to set a system up or add to it.  With the right system, you can save water and…

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Drip Irrigation Design and Installation

04/07/2018 Ken Davis

April is time to get that irrigation system back up and running. Learn the benefits of drip irrigation, new technologies, and how to set a system up or add a plant to it.  With the right irrigation, you can save…

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Drip Irrigation Design and Installation

04/15/2017 admin

Newest technologies in irrigation introduced.  April is time to turn that irrigation back on.  Learn the benefits of drip irrigation, the best emitters, and parts, how to set a system up or add a plant to it.  With the right…

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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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Best Autumn-Red Tree

10/08/2016 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Autumn tree colors are here!    Sadly, most properties don’t have many trees.  You actually can count on one hand the number of trees in the average landscape.  In any landscape, trees stand out like…

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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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April 4 – Drip Irrigation Design and Install (Free)

12/29/2014 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Newest technologies in irrigation introduced. It’s time to turn that irrigation back on. Learn the benefits of drip irrigation, the best emitters and parts, how to set a system up or add to it. With the right system you can…

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9 Spring Gardening Mistakes to Avoid

11/23/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

The featured plant for this week is the Lavender Lady carnation. Perennial carnations are the most popular cut flowers in the world, and this stunning newcomer with its long vigorous stems is a standout. The flowers last and last after…

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