How to Plant Stylish Succulents In Shallow Planters

07/02/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Succulents and shallow containers graced the front of garden magazines this season. Succulent plants grow low, especially indoors, and are well suited to growing in low pots. Succulent roots are compact, and the plants…

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Exceptional Houseplants Anyone Can Keep Alive Indoors

02/19/2021 Ken Davis

The best low-maintenance houseplants. Easiest Houseplants Anyone Can Grow. Local link to buy houseplants online.  Audible Stories provided by SignalsAZ.com by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener The internet is filled with exotic tales of hard to find plants that are…

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10 Beautifully Hideous Succulents

11/13/2020 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Watters Garden Center is a Center for Optimism. Optimism (op·ti·mism) definition: hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something. The alternate garden definition – one who plants seed or young…

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Best Ground Covers and 9 Places To Plant Them

12/20/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Mountain landscapes are difficult for plants, especially if you want to keep them low maintenance.  In an arid climate where rock lawns are the norm because growing conditions are challenging, ground- hugging plants are…

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Grow Happy Healthy Succulents

02/22/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Succulents are popular for two simple reasons: they are beautiful and nearly indestructible. They have shallow roots that form a dense mat just under the soil surface. With thick, fleshy, water-storing A fascinating variety…

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Extraordinary Succulents Grown Indoors

11/11/2018 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener The jade plant you grandmother grew is so yesterday. The popularity of succulent plants has exploded in recent years, due not only to the low care requirements of these sun lovers but also because…

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