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See the future in flowers

...for Alaska Public Gardens Day on Saturday will whisk visitors into the future - about four weeks into the future. Arboretum manager Merrill Jensen said with the streak of sunny weather, the garden has already hit "peak spring bloom." "Middle-of-June...
Jensen-Olson Arboretum to open

...Juneau hired Merrill Jensen (no relation) as the arboretum manager. Originally from Wyoming, he was lured north from...admission will be charged. Merrill B. Jensen is the arboretum manager for the Jensen-Olson Arboretum.
Photo: The official opening ceremony

...Mary Mearig, Peter Froehlich, Merrill Sanford, Florence Johnson, Merrill Jensen, and Andrea Doll. Jensen, arboretum manager, is also working to restore the 95-year-old vegetable garden on the grounds that once fed Juneau gold miners...
Neighbors Digest

...Visitation is free. Starting from a master plan that Jensen commissioned from local landscape designer Judy Sherburne, arboretum manager Merrill Jensen will enhance the existing plant beds and install new plantings to augment the current plant palette...
Around Town

...monthly meeting, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 221-222. With Jensen-Olson Arboretum manager Merrill Jensen sharing photos, stories and history of the property since it was homesteaded in 1902. Details: Merrill...
Virus infects arboretum's Tlingit potato crop called "Maria's Potato" since it came back to Juneau through Maria Miller, a Tlingit woman from Haines. Arboretum manager Merrill Jensen planted four rows this year after getting seed potatoes from residents Richard and Nora Dauenhauer...
Arboretum hosting event, tours Saturday

...elderberries, there's a lot going on right now at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum. According to Merrill Jensen, arboretum manager, he and his staff have been working hard to prepare the gardens for summer and the upcoming, yet still unofficial...
Colorful 'little people'

...the largest primrose collection in North America, things continue to sprout at Juneau's local public garden.Arboretum Manager Merrill Jensen said they've increased their collection since they were officially certified by the NAPCC last fall...
Saturday Wild to explore arboretum see how the cultivated gardens interface with the natural forest and the adjacent rocky beach of Pearl Harbor. Arboretum Manager Merrill Jensen will give a tour of the grounds as well as lead a short hike on the new Point Caroline trail to view...
First annual Alaska Public Gardens Day held Saturday

...people of Juneau. The Arboretum is a virtual living laboratory of more than 250 plant species and cultivars situated on the garden's magnificent 17 acres. For more information contact Merrill Jensen, arboretum manager, at 789-0139.


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