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Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Top 10 Tomato Companions in this Year’s Garden – Ken Lain

Native American Three Sisters gardeners is legendary. Planting corn, beans, and squash together help all three plants thrive and produce a better harvest. These first gardeners of the soil were the first to use companion plants to improve vitality. Companion planting the vegetable garden involves part folklore, wishful thinking, and experience. Let’s take the mystery

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

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