Gimme a smile: Summer Traveling

Summertime in Juneau - the snow is gone, the irises are blooming, hiking and fishing opportunities abound. School's out, the days are long with almost endless sunshine. It's...
Song birds, lilies highlight hike to local cabin

...the muskeg, and shooting stars were past their peak. Chocolate lilies now showed up all through the meadows, and the wild irises were more evident than before but not yet at their peak. I head an olive-sided flycatcher singing his "Quick, three beers...
On the Trails: What happens when animals eat poisons?

...contain toxic substances, in varying amounts. All members of the buttercup family (such as monkshood) are suspect, wild irises "disagree" with some herbivores, pine needles have been reported to make livestock sick. Consumption of false hellebore...
What's in Bloom: Iris 'Gracchus'

Iris "Gracchus" - this is a very old cultivar of iris that was first introduced to cultivation in Europe in 1884...Caroline Jensen's photo albums, this was called "Old Peterson Iris." It is quite possible that it has been growing at the Jensen-Olson...
Photo: Seeing iris

Sharron Lobaugh studies a nice display of iris for her painting Wednesday along Riverside Drive.
... for contributing to fund-raiser

...Thank you Safeway, for the discount on irises and handling the order; Gifts & Graphics...Foods and Dave Ottoson, for selling the irises for us; Alaska &Proud market and Nugget...Associates, for providing space to sell the irises, mugs and erasers. Thank you one and...
Irises, orchids and mountain midges

...meadows along Cowee Creek yielded a spectacular flower show. In mid to late June, shades of purple ruled the fields: wild iris, northern geranium, beach pea, and lupine, with touches of pink roses, yellow buttercups and white cow parsnip. We noted...
Photo: Eyes for irises

Brian Davies, an employee for the city's Parks and Recreation Department, pulls weeds in an iris garden Wednesday in front of Gastineau Elementary School.
Successful landscaping in Alaska

...The waterlilies in the glacial ponds, the skunk cabbages, irises and Alaskan cotton in the open wetlands, the bunchberries...the bleeding hearts and the huge water-loving yellow flag irises that will grow to six feet tall and carry orchid-like, canary-colored...
Wild plants, roses and Mother's Day

...a high altitude scene is alive with lupines, columbines and irises. The skirting of lignonberry, wintergreen and dogwood indicate...shiny leaves reaching for the sun. Peonies red fingers and Irises slender gray-green tongues sample the air, carpets of Forget-Me-Nots...


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