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The Obligation to Vote

Every presidential election, we’re told, is the most important one in our generation or in decades or this century. The 2020 presidential election is, no doubt, the most historic and important since 1860 when Abraham Lincoln was elected. This election we are given a stark choice between individual freedom and progressive paternalism. We will decide

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Plants with Really Big Blooms in August

How big can a single flower blossom be? The rare corpse flower of Indonesia can be up to three feet across!  There are far more fragrant and more readily available giant flowers we can grow in our backyards. Assess your garden situation and then choose from these big, bold, mountain bloomers:   Arizona Gaillardia –

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Opinion: Decoding the Far Left

“When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the losers.” – Socrates In science, history, law enforcement and other disciplines, we look for clues when trying to solve a mystery. Some enigmas are easy to figure out, some are difficult and most fall in between. In politics and in trying to figure out

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

When is Fruit Ready to Pick?

Most tree fruits release a sweet scent into the air when their fruits are ready to taste, but even so, it’s tough to gauge the exact moment of peak ripeness. Times will vary year by year, and different varieties will “come in” at different times. Here, by fruit variety, are a few signs that indicate

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Why The Far Left Hates Families and Religion

It probably started even before Karl Marx, but the left has been attacking religion and the family for a long, long time. It is even more apparent and open in today’s locked down, Corona virus, Antifa, BLM riot, loot and burn societal attacks. But why is that? On the Black Lives Matter website they openly

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

The Persistent 12 Plants Too Tough to Kill

Gardening may be one of America’s favorite hobbies, but it does have a downside:  Imagine investing dozens of hours and hundreds of dollars redecorating your bedroom, only to have it crumble to ashes in less than a year!  That is a good analogy to planting and nurturing a garden that withers away after one season.

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