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Protect rhododendrons carefully during mixed weather conditions

The last I wrote about rhododendrons, I got inquiries about what...set. This strategy has allowed rhododendron to survive the millennia; the sky. There are lots of rhododendrons in the world, and there are...
Photo: A nice day for a stroll

Josh Beach and Linda Williams look before crossing Calhoun Avenue near the Juneau-Douglas City Museum on Tuesday. Flowering lilac, hawthorn and rhododendron surround Amos Wallace's totem, "Harnessing of the Atom."
Photo: A growing contribution

...Architects). Henry and Grace Akiyama planted the garden in front of his clinic in the 1960s. Two years ago, when the property was purchased, the garden was preserved and enlarged, and features red early-blooming rhododendrons.
From the Garden: Landscaping for delight, texture or to cultivate the wild

...relationship as the originator. Take the gloriously flowering rhododendron, for instance, that has bloomed reliably over a decade...could desire. Labrador tea, which is one of the hundreds of rhododendron species, makes a sprawling, evergreen groundcover that...
Spring Plant Sale signals the start of gardening season

...climate and zone, Rhubarb and Raspberries, Tomato starts and Seed Potatoes, Primroses of various styles and colors, Rhododendrons, Lilacs, Roses and sweet smelling Violas will be in abundance.Chairperson Elfrida Nord of the Juneau Garden Club will...
From the Garden: Sharing the passion is part of the delight

...collection. People come to the nursery describing a flower they saw, or showing a smart phone photo of a desired tree or rhododendron blossom. Perhaps they saw it in a friend's yard and they want one too; it becomes a treasure hunt trying to identify...
Photos: Natural Redesign

...the native peat soil will include Arborvitae, Japanese Maple, Dwarf Crab Apple, Primroses, Himalayan Poppy, and Dwarf Rhododendron. Much of the mansions landscaping is 35-40 years old. Tharp will have seasonal colors and textures with a more plant...
Love is in the air

...these elixir-seeking Romeos.That is why you may see so many of them attached to the sticky flower buds of some of your rhododendrons. They will gather there in large number and become hopelessly trapped and eventually expire.The March fly (Bibio albipennis...
Thousands take part in tsunami drill in US town

...solemnly, "Phew, that was close."Then the 400 kids, teachers and staff walked uphill on sidewalks past bungalows, rhododendrons in bloom and flashing fire department SUV lights to a high school football field.Along the way, Tom Paris called out...
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Primula on my mind

...from all parts of the world, preferring cool, moist, alpine climates, Jensen said. He said only the rose family and the rhododendron family are larger.Primrose are known for their early blooms. In fact, according to the American Primrose Society, the...


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