Feed your Landscape Now

07/15/2022 Ken Davis

Monsoon rains hit the Lain gardens on Monday Let the Monsoon Rains do the Work for You One simple food for the entire landscape. The safety you can feel good about around family, animals, and friends. Enjoy vivid flowers &…

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Getting the Most Out of Annual Flowers

03/30/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Readers Digest Condensed Version of this Article Look for young, bushy plants just starting to set flowers. Get them in containers or the ground ASAP. Water immediately after planting. Feed every 2-Weeks with Flower…

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10 Easy-to-Grow Plants Anyone Can Grow

03/24/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Mountain landscapes offer diverse four seasons of tremendous plants. Because of the cool summers, you have far more choices the desert dwellers only dream of. It can be overwhelming with where to start. Start…

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How to Plant a Cactus the Easy Way

03/24/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener My love for cacti has grown, no pun intended. Planting without getting spines in your fingers is challenging when working with cacti. You’ve likely had a few pricks to your fingers and had spines…

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8 Beautiful Houseplants that Thrive in Water

02/09/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Children find particular joy in plunking a carrot top in a dish of water and watching leafy greens emerge from the top days later? Growing houseplants in water twist the same idea for grownups.…

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6 Insider Tips for Healthier Winter Houseplants

01/19/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Your houseplants aren’t immune to life-threatening challenges in winter, even though they live in your temperature-controlled climate. Indoor plants are affected by temperature fluctuation from daytime heat to evening chill, dry air, short days,…

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Better Humidity for Healthier Houseplants

01/10/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener How do I keep my indoor plants humid? How to naturally humidify my plants. What is the healthiest indoor humidity? Best temperature and humidity for plants. How to increase humidity for plants without a…

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Top 10 Houseplants for a Healthier New Year

12/21/2021 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Today’s ultra-efficient homes seal outside air from penetrating their interiors, thus recirculating inside air without added freshness. A three-month-old air filter cleans only so many particles before choking on its own dust. We won’t…

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11 Fall Tips for Better Gardens

10/15/2021 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Flowers to plant in fall for spring. Preparing gardens for Autumn. How to enrich a garden in fall? When to clean up the garden. What should I put on my garden in the fall?…

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Insider Secrets Your Landscaper Won’t Share

10/06/2021 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener What is the first thing to do when landscaping? Landscaping tips for beginners. How can I make my landscaping look professional? Landscaping tips for natural curb appeal. Landscaping advice near me. Readers Digest Condensed…

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