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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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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Top Ten Tips for October Gardens

As temperatures begin to dip, it is tempting to take a break from gardening and simply let Mother Nature take her course, but with just a little effort we can give our gardens some autumn color and great jump-starts for spring blooms. Below are my top 10 fall gardening tips for attractive local landscapes Get rid of diseased leaves. Remove … Continue reading

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Autumn Companions Deliver Seasonal Style

Many summer container gardens are looking a bit worn and tired. The beginning of October is the time to change from heat-loving summer flowers to the autumn beauties that take us into winter. I like to bring a seasonal splash of color to our home’s entryway by mixing and matching eye-popping blooms with rustic grasses and foliage. This simple touch-up … Continue reading

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