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What's in Bloom: Volunteers!

...are blooming and thriving, due in great measure, to the conscientious efforts of the Jensen-Olson Arboretum's seasonal gardeners. Will Clausen (Clausonii procerus) and Chelsie Harris (Argillia kenaiensis) have successfully cultivated, weeded, planted...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-08/whats-bloom-volunteers
Outdoors
Kodiak volunteers build garden beds

...to get the beds lined up so the rows were evenly spaced apart in straight lines."Squaring is hard," said Dana Myers, a gardener who volunteered to help out. "I think our math was a little off at first."It took a few tries to get the area square...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-11/kodiak-volunteers-build-garden-beds
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/juneaus-planning-commission-peonies-hav
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-02/empire-editorial-weeding-out-invasive
Opinion
2014 Juneau Master Gardener Course from the Cooperative Extension Service

...is 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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-09/2014-juneau-master-gardener-course-
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/spots-still-available-local-master-g
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/growth-through-gardening
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/making-green-peony-growers-blossomin
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-07-12/gardeners-association-conduct-annual-tour
Art
SE Master Gardeners calling for gardens

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

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-03-23/se-master-gardeners-calling-gardens
Outdoors

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