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Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Healthy Herbs Best Grown in Shade

Organic herbs and vegetables that are never genetically altered, grown to perfection, picked fresh from your own garden. There is nothing quite like biting into a fresh tomato warmed by the afternoon sun. Herbs are the same way, best picked fresh from the garden, the flavors are just better. Lots of Sun – Herbs prefer

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Ground Cover Plants That Love Shade

Plants that perform well as ground covers in shady areas earn this reputation because they are incredibly tenacious and thrive without much sunlight. In the mountains of Arizona, it is much easier to find plants that love sun, heat, and wind. Between the shady spots of trees, under patios, or the north side of that two-story

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

11 Tips to a Stunning Backyard You Love

Your yard is meant to be a place of refuge, entertainment with the best of friends and family, a source of fresh air and enjoyment. This is the place to relax, unwind, and have fun. You might find yourself avoiding the backyard if there’s too much stuff, difficult to move around, or there is always