The Best Way to Grow Wildflowers

01/26/2022 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener On the Go Answer – Readers Digest-type Condensed Version of this Article Wildflowers are best planted in winter Most flowers prefer at least 6 six hours of sun per day Hydro-mulch – blend wildflower…

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Wildflowers for Christmas & Other Gifts for Gardeners

12/08/2021 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener How do you grow wildflowers from seed? When should wildflower seeds be planted? How do you plant wildflower seed? Gift ideas for gardeners. The best wildflower seed mixes. Watters gift cards as stocking stuffers.…

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How to Grow Blanket Flower and Gaillardia

05/15/2020 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener The perfect mountain perennial with huge fiery flowers on a compact plant. She loves the heat and super drought hardy. You can count on this bloomer to show off all summer long in raised…

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January is the Best Month to Plant Wildflowers

01/14/2020 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener On the Go Answer – Readers Digest-type Condensed Version of this Article Wildflowers are best planted in winter Most flowers prefer at least 6 six hours of sun per day Hydromulch – blend wildflower…

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Wildflowers – A Spring Gardener’s Perfect Gift

12/13/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Gardeners are some of the “tough customers” on our annual gift lists; it’s hard to know what they like/need. Here are a couple of suggestions: Wildflower seeds for the gardener in your life will…

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Wildflowers: Ready, set, grow!

01/26/2019 Ken Davis

Late winter is the ideal window to start wildflower seed outdoors, but you can’t just chuck them in the landscape and expect success.  We share all the local tips that ensure these bloomers blossom beautifully.  You’ll know the best seed,…

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Wildflowers: Ready, set, grow!

01/27/2018 Ken Davis

Late winter is the ideal window to start wildflower seed outdoors, but you can’t just chuck them in the landscape and expect success.  We share all the local tips that ensure these bloomers blossom beautifully.  You’ll know the best seed,…

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Spring Wildflowers ~ the Gardener’s Perfect Gift

12/19/2015 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Gardeners are some of the “tough customers” on our seasonal gift lists; it’s hard to know what they’d like.  Here are a couple of suggestions: Wildflower seeds for the gardener in your life will…

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Feb 7 – Escape to the Backyard & Plant Wildflowers $15 (Free to watch)

12/29/2014 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Listen in for free, but the first 10 students to sign up receive a package of Ken’s specially blended mountain mix with all the goodies to make them bloom like crazy this spring. Wildflowers can be harder to grow than…

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Unleash your Wild-flower

11/23/2012 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

One of the New Year resolutions Lisa and I made for 2011 is to walk together more often. Besides keeping us in shape, trudging up and down Prescott’s hills keeps my back more comfortable, which should make spring gardening chores…

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