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Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

10 Beautifully Hideous Succulents

Optimism (op·ti·mism) definition: hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something. The alternate garden definition – one who plants seed or young plants; with faith it will grow into something better. Plants naturally take optimism, hope, or faith to believe in their potential, see positive outcomes, and nurture your garden. There

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Boyce Thompson Arboretum To Resume Popular Tours and Wallace Gardens Opening

Arizona’s largest botanical garden, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, is resuming its popular guided tours beginning in October 2020 with special guidelines in place. After seven months of postponement Boyce Thompson Arboretum is resuming its specialized guided tours this October which each focus on topics such as local geology, native wildlife, and the Arboretum’s significant desert plant

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Fun Plants to Grow with Kids

It’s my grandmother’s fault! Tomatoes warmed by the afternoon sun eaten ripe with saltshaker in hand, is how my grandmother enticed me into her gardens. Honestly, she often scolded me for leaving the kitchen saltshaker in the garden. I now share her passion for the garden with my six children and three grandchildren. She simply

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