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What's in Bloom: Iris 'Gracchus'

...Peterson brought this plant with her when she immigrated to Juneau from Germany after marrying John Peterson in 1893. In Caroline Jensen's photo albums, this was called "Old Peterson Iris." It is quite possible that it has been growing at the Jensen-Olson...
Outside in 2013

...largest collection in North America. He said he's caught the "primrose bug," the same one that figuratively bit Caroline Jensen decades ago when she sowed the first seeds of the Pacific giant. While Jensen's collection keeps changing (and...
Colorful 'little people'

...same bug that figuratively bit Caroline Jensen decades ago when she sowed the...was like, ok, this is fun."Caroline Jensen had begun cataloging her collection...white stripes. On past the one Caroline Jensen pulled from the Barnhaven Historical...
Neighbors Digest

...finest gardens from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 29 and 30. The tour on July 29 features gardens out the road, including Caroline Jensen's arboretum. The tour on July 30 will feature gardens in the valley area. Tickets are on sale at Hearthside Books...
Around Town

...Sponsored by AARP Widowed Persons Service program. Details: Sue, 586-6424. Memorial/arboretum dedication for Caroline Jensen, 1:30 p.m., 24-mil North Glacier Highway, one mile past the Shrine of St. Therese. Public is invited...
First annual Alaska Public Gardens Day held Saturday

...Point Caroline trail, a historical-interest tour, and unique plants tour. Bring a picnic lunch and experience Caroline Jensen's gift to the people of Juneau. The Arboretum is a virtual living laboratory of more than 250 plant species and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive nights to ripen. But after noticing a few old fruit trees in Juneau, including a 60-year-old apple tree in Caroline Jensen's yard, Orsi decided to give it a try. ``When I first got them, they were about 2 feet tall and as big as my...
Primula on my mind

...attention to them down south; when I got up here, they just began popping up all over."It was Caroline Jensen's favorite flower, he said. Caroline Jensen cultivated the gardens at the arboretum for many years before turning them over to the city...
Around Town

...Details: 463-1750. Juneau Garden Club, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. There will be a horticultural report by Caroline Jensen and a rhubarb potluck. Details: Sue, 789-0892. Pinochle, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Juneau Docks and...
Thank you

...Bruce and Sharon Rogers, James and Corinne Griffin, Debera Cokeley, Alison Browne and Alice Jones. . .our own Caroline Jensen, who not only provided over a quarter of the entire inventory, but also did all of her own digging and potting...


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