Growth through gardening

...wrought with worry that they were planted too shallow or too deep, but now that the plants are a few feet taller than the gardeners, she wants to say, "Look what you've accomplished."While not everyone has a natural green thumb, she said, they...
For Juneau's planning commission, peonies have thorns

Juneau gardener Brad Fleutsch came into Tuesday's planning commission meeting with a business plan and a pink peony cut fresh from his garden...
Empire Editorial: Weeding out the invasives

Orange hawkweed is so disruptive to native plant species, that farmers and gardeners in Europe and beyond have given it fanciful names such as "King Devil," "Devil's Paintbrush" and "Grim the Collier...
2014 Juneau Master Gardener Course from the Cooperative Extension Service now open for the 2014 Juneau Master Gardener Course. Classes start Feb. 12 and continue...p.m. This 40-hour course teaches gardeners specific skills to design, plant and...registrants thanks to the Southeast Master Gardener Association. Students are expected to...
Spots still available for local Master Gardener Course

Some open slots remain in the 2014 Juneau Master Gardener Course, organized through the University of Alaska Fairbanks...taught by university professors and local experts, teaches gardeners specific skills to design, plant and maintain successful...
Fiscal wiz banks on run for Senate seat

...supporter of building a road out of Juneau.He's also an avid hunter, fisher, hiker, kayaker and gardener (he admits his wife is the better gardener). He doesn't plan to change his style much now that he's running for office."I'm focused...
Colorful beetle find earns Fairbanks boy special title of 'collector'

...predators. They feed on all kinds of caterpillars and small insects they catch and eat," said Sikes. "Thus, that makes them gardeners' friends. They're not gonna have a huge impact cleaning pests out of a garden, but they are certainly helpful."According...
Making green: Peony growers blossoming in Alaska, Southeast

Juneau gardener Brad Fluetsch has a photograph that, multiplied by thousands, tells the story: a $20 bill resting on a blooming Dutchesse peony...
Gardeners Association to conduct annual tours this weekend

Southeast Master Gardeners Association will conducti their rain-or-shine annual tour of...purchased at those locations at the same time.Southeast Master Gardeners Association scholarships are given to graduating seniors interested...
SE Master Gardeners calling for gardens

The Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners Association is looking for gardens to feature at this year' provide education, inspiration and enjoyment for aspiring gardeners, landscapers, or for those who simply appreciate a beautifully...


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