the mountain gardener

Watters-Tips: Growing the Julep Mint Mint

Beltone brought it for you – a leader hearing health care. Ken Lain of the Watters Garden Center in Prescott, Arizona shared the seven-plant title last Friday. Here are the details of growing mint julep juniper! This updated Chinese juniper has bright mint green foliage that appears in an arcuate shape. One of the most …

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Watters Tips: How to Grow an Arizona Cyprus

Beltone brought it for you – a leader hearing health care. Ken Lain of the Watters Garden Center in Prescott, Arizona shared the seven-plant title last Friday. Here’s a breakdown of growing Arizona cypress! Monrovia.com Native to Arizona, Alligator Juniper, Juniperus deppeana, is characterized by a unique cracked bark reminiscent of the skin of an …

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10 mountain plants that are difficult to destroy in the garden

Beltone brought it for you – a leader hearing health care. This week, Ken Lain, a mountain gardener at Prescott (AZ Watters Garden Center), will share the best potted plants, flowers and plants that are hard to destroy, and low-maintenance outdoor plants. A good friend came into the garden center this week and wanted guidance …

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Fast vegetables for impatient gardeners

Beltone brought it for you – a leader hearing health care. This week, Ken Lain, a mountain gardener at the Watters Garden Center in Prescott, will be working on the fastest-growing edible plants, vegetables, cultivated foods and food plants for kids. Kale Impatient gardeners want vegetables that grow fast! Discouragement awaits the tomato and pepper …

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5 tricks for growing the right tomatoes in pots

Beltone brought it for you – a leader hearing health care. This week, Ken Lain, a mountain gardener at the Watters Garden Center in Prescott, shows how to grow tomatoes in pots from seed, how to grow cherries and early tomatoes in containers, and gives tips for keeping tomato plants alive and flowering. Tomatoes are …

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Flowers in backyard gardens that control insects

Beltone brought it for you – a leader hearing health care. This week, Ken Lain, a mountain gardener at the Watters Garden Center in Prescott, talks about which plants and flowers repel insects, as well as plants that keep mosquitoes, mosquitoes and flies at bay. Bugs are wreaking havoc on flowers, and frustrated gardeners are …

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The best heat-resistant shrubs for desert landscapes

Beltone brought it for you – a leader hearing health care. This week, Ken Lain, a mountain gardener at the Watters Garden Center in Prescott, shares the best shrubs that can withstand all the sun and all the heat, as well as which shrubs require little maintenance and tolerate drought. Shrubs can require very little …

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