Plant of the Week

Chaste Tree

  • chaste tree in the gardenFragrant Lilac Blooms cover this tree
  • Can also be pruned to a tall bush
  • No special skills needed for this bloomer
  • Easy to grow, heat loving, low water user and disease free
  • These are really nice bushes for $39.00. We also have very tall trees in bloom for an impressive $120.00\

Watters Garden Center 1815 Iron Springs Rd. Where People who love local blooming trees, they love to shop

NOW $39.00

The Mountain Gardener
Featured columnist for Prescott eNews

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Tips for Growing Better Cilantro/Coriander

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Fifth Annual Men’s Expo changes Date, but not Location

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