Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Wildflowers for Christmas & Other Gifts for Gardeners

Gardeners are some “tough customers” on our annual gift lists; it’s hard to know what they like or need. Here are a couple of suggestions: First: Wildflower seeds for the gardener in your life trigger winter-long dreams of spring. Second: A Watters gift card as a stocking stuffer is always well received. Now, if your

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Essential July Garden To-Do List

July is the ideal month to add a shade or fruit tree, a berry plant, summer flowering shrubs, and perennials to the Landscape. Plants root quickly in the warm summer soil. With the arrival of monsoon rains, plants thrive even more. The increased humidity and shade from a cloud floating over the head are a