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Watters Garden Centers Celebrates 59 Years of Spring

Spring is in full swing! To celebrate this magical season, Watters Garden Center is hosting their 59th Spring Open House the weekend of March 12-14.   Meet the growers that produce Watters plants as they travel directly from the farm to share their insider tips and tricks of the trade.  This year’s newest fruit trees, roses, flower

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

2021 Garden Trends You’ll See at the Garden Center

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, 2020 was an unprecedented year, to say the least. Despite the COVID-induced problems, stay at home orders created a massive demand for gardening. An estimated 18 million new gardeners entered the category nationwide in 2020. That trend is expected to continue and grow in 2021. In Prescott, Watters

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Best Garden Center goes to Watters

Yavapai County was filled with open rangeland and cattle in 1962, and only 12,000 residents in Prescott. 59 years later, Watters Garden Center is still recognized as the ‘Best in Class’ place to find plants. The Readers Choice Awards survey thousands of local gardeners throughout Yavapai County and asks their opinion of who their favorite

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New classes throughout January focus on good mental health and more

MATFORCE, an anti-drug organization with a focus on primary prevention, understands that good mental health plays an important role in anyone’s decision to use healthy coping mechanisms to deal with stress. This month, many of the webinars offered have a focus on discussing ways to take care of oneself this new year. Tackling subjects like

Education

YC fall Convocation recaps successes, fuels optimism for more

YC President Dr. Lisa Rhine stood alone on the stage, delivering a fall convocation speech virtually to faculty and staff preparing for a fall semester like none before it, but one that Rhine assured them would be safe, connected, productive and empowering for students and the community. Rhine, who took the reins of YC in

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