Ken Lain – The Mountain Gardener

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

2 Things Rookie Gardeners Do to Houseplants – Ken Lain

There are no silly questions when it comes to gardening. We are on this journey together; some have more experience than the Rookies just starting out. That’s why two decades of garden articles, radio programs, and podcasts exist. Gardening is learned by making mistakes. I want to ensure you make mistakes in the right direction,

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Best Hypoallergenic Trees for Allergy Sufferers – Ken Lain

Allergy sufferers know the symptoms: Runny nose, coughing and sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy nose, eyes, and throat. Autumn Ragweed gets most of the attention in the fall, but landscape trees are even be a bigger culprit. There is not much you can do about your neighbors’ trees or the city park. You can definitely plant

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Gorgeous Houseplants Plants that LOVE the Dark – Ken Lain

Adding plants is my favorite way to add life to any room. Having plants indoors makes everything feel lighter, brighter, and more alive. Houseplants add color and texture, purify the air, and look nice. Basements and dark corners challenge houseplants through winter. Many plants like it dark, and the short winter days only make them

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Frost Warning! Temps Below 30° are Forecast for Prescott – Ken Lain

Severe Frost Alert! Killing frost can damage summer plants through Tuesday night. Ensure plants are hydrated thoroughly. Reduce damage by covering vegetable plants, basil, and frost-sensitive flowers like marigold, zinnia, and geraniums. Protecting Plants from a Frost Cover Them – There’s nothing we can do to stop frosts and freezes from happening, but we can

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Insider Secrets Your Landscaper Won’t Share – Ken Lain

Whether it’s having hardscape features installed, performing chores, or selecting plants for the yard, it’s helpful to understand the insider secrets landscapers won’t share. Thinking like a professional saves lots of money, time, and frustration. Best of all, unlocking these pro tips help transform your plantings from a mere collection of plants into a sophisticated

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Fertilize Everything in the Yard Before Halloween – Ken Lain

Walk down any aisle of your local garden center, and you can’t help but notice the dizzying array of plant foods. You’ll see bags, bottles, powders, granules, sprays, and concentrates. Furthermore, you’ll discover more organic and “earth-friendly” plant foods. Which one is best for a healthy landscape? You must first make sense of a few