Plant of the Week

Prescott Blaze Maple

maple autumn blazeThe fall colors glow like embers in a blazing hot fire. This maple grows fast, loves our soil extreme conditions and takes our wind better than others. Perfect for patios, hot sunny walls, driveways or anyplace shaded is needed. This big bold tree is locally grown and a lot of color for the money.

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KEN LAIN
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Recent Articles

10 Things to do with Autumn Leaves

Autumn Blaze Maple is the larger of the two red-leafed trees showing off right now, trees that are the pets of local gardeners. This is the hardiest of the shade-sized maple trees that also turn red in autumn. Think Canadian maple leaf or traditional red maple found in the Midwest, only this tree takes arid wind, blistering hot sun, and … Continue reading

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To Keep Carved Pumpkins Lookin’ Good

Carved pumpkins look their best one to two days after carving and rarely look good after seven days. Pumpkins begin decomposing from harmless bacteria and fungi in the air and on the carver’s hands. To avoid transferring bacteria to the pumpkin, first wash your hands well with soap and water or clean with a hand sanitizer. You’ll also want to … Continue reading

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Turn to Sprouts when Weather turns Cold

This is a frustrating time for vegetable gardeners because the season is so short. Conveniently, November is the start of sprouting season for gardens that are relegated to the indoors. Many edible plants can be sprouted indoors and used as health boosters during the cooler months ahead. Micro greens harvested indoors from broccoli, kale, and pea sprouts are fun, but … Continue reading

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8 Essential Steps to a Healthy Autumn Landscape

This week’s photo is for the outdoorsmen who read this column. Imagine nine men on Lake Powell fishing, and you’ll have the setting for our experience. The seven pound twins pictured were only the beginning to a successful catch. By Saturday we landed over 100 pounds of Striped Bass, smallmouth, walleye along with a few largemouth bass, most of which … Continue reading

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Fall Foliage Ripe for Mountain Planting

As autumn returns to the high country, trees and shrubs show off one last time before they hibernate in preparation for spring. Today’s column highlights the new, the improved, and the unusual fall colors that we can bring to our gardens. Red Rhapsody Maple is a short maple, known for red foliage that seems to ignite a landscape. It is … Continue reading

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