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Merrill Jensen to talk on livelihood of Seward Peninsula

Merrill Jensen has combined his profession as a horticulturist with his hobby as a photographer in an upcoming lecture he'll lead on the "Flora...
Change sprouts under city's arboretum manager

Merrill Jensen was delighted Saturday to discover a splash of yellow - tulips from...before she willed the property to the city upon her death in 2006, Merrill Jensen looks forward to a list of improvements that will be paid for in part...
Community Garden Association gives thanks for harvest fair help the fair and ribbons awarded by the team of expert judges: Ed Buyarski, Janis Burns Buyarski, Val Hillyer, Merrill Jensen, Sarah Lewis, David and Nikki Love, Nan Mundy, Joe Orsi and Frank Zmuda. Well done, folks.Gratitude is also...
What's in Bloom: Sneezeweed

Sneezeweed, Helenium autumnale, as its species name implies, is a fall-blooming perennial native to most of North America. Easy to care for, it grows from 3 to 6 feet tall in sunny locations with good drainage.
What's in Bloom: 'Racer' pumpkin

A rare delight in Juneau's cool, wet, maritime climate is being able to grow a pumpkin, Cucurbita pepo, to maturity. The "Racer" pumpkin was specifically bred in New England to mature early and is the best bet for pumpkin success in Southeast Alaska.
What's in Bloom: Sweet Autumn Virginsbower

Sweet autumn virginsbower, also known as Clematis terniflora, is a rampantly growing vine that one could almost call the kudzu of the north for its robust growth habit.
What's in Bloom: Lauren's Grape

Papaver somniferum, or "Lauren's Grape," is a delightful form of bread seed poppy that was painstakingly selected over the course of several years by noted Colorado horticulturist and lecturer Lauren Springer.
KTOO: Photographic Arts show

...Laveda Loose, Jeff Brown, Marilyn Holmes, Joe McCabe, Brad Cure, Steve Winker, David Riccio, Doug Sturm, Shar Fox, Jim Simard, Kerry Howard, Bobby Lee Daniels Merrill Jensen, Liam Penn, Iris Korhonen-Penn and Michael Penn.
See the future in flowers

...about four weeks into the future. Arboretum manager Merrill Jensen said with the streak of sunny weather, the is actually on track to be self sufficient, Merrill Jensen said. "If everything goes well and the stock market...
What's in Bloom: Papyrus

Native to Africa, Papyrus, Cyperus papyrus, was used by the ancient Egyptians to make a paper-like material which was then used for writing.


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