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Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

How to Grow an Evergreen Arizona Cypress – Ken Lain

A valid Arizona native growing naturally at the 3500 to 6000-foot elevation, the Arizona Cypress is collected by conifer lovers around the globe. It is an exceptional choice for xeriscape and desert landscaping for its toughness in dry, windy climates. Often used as a living Christmas tree through the holiday season. The tree grows at

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

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

World Hunger

UN: 2.3 billion people severely or moderately hungry in 2021 – Associated Press

The spike in food, fuel and fertilizer prices sparked by the war in Ukraine is threatening to push countries around the world into famine, bringing “global destabilization, starvation and mass migration on an unprecedented scale,” a top U.N. official warned Wednesday. David Beasley, head of the U.N. World Food Program, said its latest analysis shows

Ukraine Invasion

EXPLAINER: How did Russia-Ukraine war trigger a food crisis? – Associated Press

Photo: Farmer Serhiy gestures standing near a mound of grain in his barn in the village of Ptyche in eastern Donetsk region, Ukraine Russian hostilities in Ukraine are preventing grain from leaving the “breadbasket of the world” and making food more expensive across the globe, threatening to worsen shortages, hunger and political instability in developing countries.

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Evergreens Make A Garden Look Better

Thanks to its versatility, boxwood can fit into any landscape, whether a formal or casual design. In winter’s sparse garden, this shrub’s bold shape, vibrant green color, and air of old-world formality can dominate the scene. In summer, when the garden is in full bloom, it blends into the lushness, providing shape and structure. There are

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