Climbers & Covers in the Landscape

09/12/2020 Ken Davis

Vines climb quickly up fence posts, pergolas, barbed wire, walls, and trellis. They block, screen, and shade better than any other plants in the nursery, but not all vines are created equal. Learn these vines, favorite locals, sun and shade…

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How to Grow Goldflame Honeysuckle

09/03/2020 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener https://youtu.be/i682MJ3Oo_8 An excellent vine to use as a cover for trellis, arbor, and fencing. Also works well when pruned to form a dense shrub-like shape. Purple to deep pink buds open to sweetly fragrant,…

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How to Grow Trumpet Vine

07/30/2020 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Large clusters of reddish flowers create a dramatic show all season long. Once established, this vigorous vine thrives in heat and blooms profusely with neglect. Quickly covers large areas as a ground cover, spilling…

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How to Grow Halls Japanese Honeysuckle Vine

05/20/2020 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Halls Japanese Honeysuckle An outstanding mountain vine with fragrant yellow flowers that loves blooming in the summer heat. Wind, drought, deer, Javelina are no problem. Ideal at growing up fences, walls, or as a…

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How to Grow Akebia Chocolate Vine

05/15/2020 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener A super vigorous vine with dangling stalks of fragrant flowers appears in early spring. Blooms are often followed by showy, 4″ purple edible fruit . . .yum! She proliferates up arbors, pergolas, fences, and…

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Coping with Sloping: Ground Covers and Erosion Control

04/13/2019 Ken Davis

Tired of looking at that brown, barren hill behind your home? Soften that rock look with these easy to grow alternatives to a grass lawn that can take the summer heat.  These fast-growing plants stay low & tight with less…

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Multi Purpose Insect Control

06/04/2015 Ken Davis

Kills Over 100 Named Insects Multi Purpose Insect Spray Vegetable, Fruit & Flower Concentrate in Easy Spray on Solution Use on Vegetables Fruits Flowers Roses Ornamentals Lawns Trees Shrubs Keeps Working for Up to 4 Weeks…

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