Ken Lain, the Mountain Gardener

Ken Lain, the Mountain Gardener

Ken Lain is attracted to sunshine, beauty, happiness, success and health through gardening, and wishes to point the way to others. Throughout the week Ken can be found at Watters Garden Center located at 1815 W. Iron Springs Rd, Prescott, or contacted through his web site at www.wattersgardencenter.com

What is 'Dormancy?'

Perennials are plants that “come back” next year.  Annual are plants that do not survive the winter.  How to identify plants that will not survive dormancy.  Can I plant through winter?
Succulent plants - low care and diverse.

Growing Winter Lettuces

Snippet: The best lettuces to grow in wintry mountain gardens. Attractive lettuces make attractive landscapes in every season.
Hacks that work and those that don’t.
With a little careful planning and planting a flower garden can grow up virtually without tending and still yield blooms.
Color combinations for style through Autumn. Best small evergreen trees for pots. Small evergreens that dress up containers. Winter flowers that bloom.
October is the time to plant privacy screens for the maximum growth necessary for seclusion next year.
Fresh herbs are awesome - but when they aren’t available, dried herbs, especially from your own garden, are a great option.

Watters Garden Center Podcast

Outdoor gardening made easier with the Mountain Gardener!
October is garden to-do time.
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