Garden & Landscape

Learn more about gardening from Watters Garden Center and landscaping ideas!
Purses and Totes Turned Planters

Purses and Totes Turned Planters

Fun, Whimsical, Easy Ideas for Unique, Thrifty Garden Containers By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's Garden Gal Unusual containers are gardening fun. Heading to a thrift store to hunt down the perfect, on-the-cheap planters, and then figuring out how to use them, is a...

The Perfect Backyard Wedding

The Perfect Backyard Wedding

Tips to make your property a magnificent venue for those vows By Matt Keppel Picture it: picnic tables, crepe-paper streamers, balloons, paper wedding bells, a juggler and an accordion player for musical accompaniment.  Wouldn’t you just LOVE to have your wedding...

Natural Fragrance for the Home

Natural Fragrance for the Home

Houseplants Freshen the Air and Boost Mood … Naturally By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's garden gal Wet dog, funky socks, musty books and the ever-present smell of teenage boys is more than a home needs sometimes. Houseplants get a lot of lip service for their...

Winter Landscaping Tips  to Keep Your Yard Looking Great, Year-Round

Winter Landscaping Tips to Keep Your Yard Looking Great, Year-Round

By Matt Keppel There’s a chill in the air and many of us are looking forward to, among other things, enjoying movie classics like, “A Christmas Story” this holiday season. The cooler weather doesn’t necessarily mean you can skip out on the landscaping. My article this...

Winter Gardening with  Evergreens & Conifers

Winter Gardening with Evergreens & Conifers

Create an Evergreen ‘Skyline’: Blend Texture, Color, and Shape for Year-Round Drama and Beauty By Lisa Watters Lain, Arizona’s garden gal O ur house is a classic mountain home with large windows that enable us to enjoy both the natural and cultivated beauty outside. ...

8 Essential Steps to a  Healthy Autumn Landscape

8 Essential Steps to a Healthy Autumn Landscape

By Lisa Watters Lain, Arizona’s garden gal Autumn gardens are a time of change and preparation for the winter and spring that follow.  With just a bit of effort, your landscape remains healthy and stands out from the rest.  It took one crisp morning to perform the...