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Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

11 Fall Tips for Better Gardens

Autumn gardening is a great time to look back on garden successes and disappointments. There’s still plenty of time to do some garden maintenance. Fall gardening takes advantage of cooler temperatures and fewer weeds and insects. Putting the garden to bed is not as hectic as waking it up in the spring. You’ll have time

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

9 Houseplants that Make a Kitchen Statement

Houseplants are a quick and easy way to spruce up your decor. When it comes to the kitchen, growing plants indoors has some practical applications. The right plants purify inside air, add splashes of color, and provide fresh produce. These 9 houseplants are the ideal place to start in your kitchen. African Violets – Saintpaulia,

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

5 Mountain Herbs You Only Plant Once

As we begin the ‘Fall Garden Season,’ organic herbs and Autumn vegetables overflow the garden center. This week’s column features the best herbs for your garden and the distinguishing characteristics of each. Deer, rabbits, and javelinas find the taste of herbs distasteful. These plants are never threatened by critters roaming the yard. Many herbs can

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