Helping Bees Find Our Gardens

07/31/2015 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Bees are essential pollinators, pollinating about a third of our nation’s crops. We would have far fewer food options without these little workhorses, but bees are in trouble and local gardeners can help them.…

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Too Much Water Kills; Improper Spraying Won’t

07/30/2011 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Before getting into the horrible details of death and decay in local gardens this week, I’ll begin with a positive accent: the Heatwave Sparkle Sage. It’s a garden plant that rarely is highlighted in gardening publications, bears hot pink flowers…

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