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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

Insider Secrets Your Landscaper Won’t Share

Whether it’s having hardscape features installed, performing chores, or selecting plants for the yard, it’s helpful to understand the insider secrets landscapers won’t share. Thinking like a professional saves lots of money, time, and frustration. Best of all, unlocking these pro tips help transform your plantings from a mere collection of plants into a sophisticated

Health

How to Prevent Tooth Decay

People rarely think about the topic of dental health. In the United States alone, more than 80% of children have cavities before they turn 18 years old and tooth decay is something that can lead to pain, infection, and a host of other dental problems. This doesn’t only affect teeth but the overall physical appearance

Opinion

Opinion: Navigating the Uncertainty of Returning to School

The 2021-2022 academic year is starting and there is a lot of fear and uncertainty about it, especially as the pandemic continues. News about it is everywhere and some of it is confusing and overwhelming, even for those in the medical field. A myriad of questions remains unanswered. However, as schools reopen, there is one

Opinion

Opinion – Joining the Ranks of the Self-Employed: My Three Simple Rules

The post-COVID aftershocks are many. But a most interesting one to me is the trend towards self-employment. A recent survey conducted by Intuit reported that 28 percent of U.S. workers are self-employed and growing. Since I’ve been self-employed for 21 years, it’s a good time to share lessons learned. I still remember the day I

Social Media

6 Tips for Twitter Marketing

Most people across the world have used or use social media in some way whether it is for entertainment or business purposes. It has become so commonplace because social media offers so many platforms that cater to different tastes. Additionally, social media is mobile-friendly, easy to use, and free. You can take your phone and

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