Wildlife & Bug Prevention

09/07/2019 Ken Davis

Late summer is not only the peak of bug season, but there’s also intense pressure from furry visitors in our yards.  Students start with best practices to keep javelina and pack rats away, then quickly move to solutions for grasshoppers…

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Animal Resistant Plants – What’s Eatin’ Your Garden?

06/28/2019 Ken Davis

        Animal Resistant Cotoneaster Yes, there are plants that actually taste bad to the critters, but still, look gorgeous in the garden! This class is crucial for gardeners trying to enjoy our beautiful…

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Controlling Gophers and Other Annoying Animals

02/16/2019 Ken Davis

If you let these pests gain a foothold in the garden, they’re nearly impossible to clear out. Gophers, rabbits, deer, javelina, and packrats can wreak havoc on our gardens and destroy all our hard work in mere seconds. Learn all…

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Wildlife & Bug Prevention

09/15/2018 Ken Davis

Late summer is not only the peak of bug season, there’s also intense pressure from furry visitors in our yards.  Students start with best practices to keep javelina and pack rats away, then quickly move to solutions for grasshoppers and…

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People-pleasing flowers ~ unappetizing to animals

06/02/2018 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Not all baby bunnies are cute, especially when they eat a new Euonymous to the ground, or wipe out those pretty pansies and tulips! Jackrabbits are born with a full coat of hair and…

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Controlling Gophers and Other Annoying Animals

02/10/2018 Ken Davis

If you let these pests gain a foothold in the garden, they’re nearly impossible to clear out. Gophers, rabbits, deer, javelina, and packrats can wreak havoc on our gardens and destroy all our hard work in mere seconds. Learn all…

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10 Cat Repellents: How to Keep Cats Out of Your Yard

07/21/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Cats in the garden seem to be an issue this week while helping customers at the garden center this week, so let’s cover the subject in detail.  I am often asked how to keep…

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Native Deer in the Garden

04/18/2017 Ken Davis Do you want to be a Mrs. Smith or a Mrs. Johnson? Read More

Companion Planting – Pairing Plants to Control Insects, both Good and Bad

03/08/2017 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener I have some deeply sorrowful news that has shaken a family to its core. A great man has fallen.  He was a man of God, a dad, the best grandfather you could want for…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Garden Alert – Pocket Gophers at Destructive Levels this Spring

02/16/2016 Ken Davis

Contact: Ken Davis Watters Garden Center [email protected] cell 603-456-3581 NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Garden Alert – Pocket Gophers at Destructive Levels this Spring (February 12, 2016 ) Prescott, Arizona – Pocket gophers are digging up local gardens at an…

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