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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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/whats-bloom-iris-gracchus
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-03/outside-2013
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-24/colorful-little-people
Outdoors
City inherits garden legacy

Caroline Jensen didn't simply smell the flowers. She grew them in profusion and shared them with friends, as they recalled Sunday afternoon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052206/loc_20060522001.shtml
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Jensen-Olson Arboretum to open

In the mid-1960s Caroline Jensen moved "out the road" with her husband Carl to the property that he had just inherited from his aunt, Irma Olson. Once their...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072707/nei_20070727006.shtml
Neighbors
Neighbors Digest

Service for Jensen Sunday in garden donated to city Sound off on the important issues at A memorial service for Caroline Jensen will be at 1:30 p.m., May 21, in her garden at 24 mile North Glacier Highway. Caroline donated her property...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051706/nei_20060517005.shtml
Neighbors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072806/nei_20060728005.shtml
Neighbors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052106/loc_20060521001.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052310/nei_643331267.shtml
Neighbors
Task force considers three amendments

...Harbor Road, at Mile 25. The 17-acre arboretum was bequeathed to the city as a no-dog area, when master gardener Caroline Jensen died in May. Mills agreed that the garden needs to be protected, perhaps with a loop on the south side of Peterson...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092106/loc_20060921020.shtml
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