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Growth through gardening

...Magazine for home gardening in the 1970s.)Kearny adjusts the nozzle on the hose to water peas with a gentle shower so the roots are undisturbed. He also knows the perfect size at which to harvest peas.Nyssen said the patron who planted the peas...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/growth-through-gardening
Local
Frank edges Elliott on Ben Blackgoat course

...told them to be safe," she said. "And to let the trail be their master because you have to be paying attention to the roots and the rocks and that was what Ben slipped on."The annual race is now approaching 20 years."It is hard to believe...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-22/frank-edges-elliott-ben-blackgoat-cour
Sports
Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...Compton said recently she has started to consider adding a personal element to one of the fisheries vignettes that explores the roots of her interest in storytelling. Her biological father died while scuba diving when she was a baby, an experience she...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19/untangling-southeast-alaskas-fisheries
Art
Trail blazers

...residency at the Met for 43 years. Attacca was described in a release as "distinguish(ing) itself with both a devotion to the roots of string quartet repertoire and an intense interest in contemporary music."The Attacca Quartet previously performed...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-01/trail-blazers
Art
Empire Editorial: Bar pee sticks not the right fix

...trimming the leaves of a noxious weed, with the expectation it will die. To eradicate an infestation, one has to attack the roots.This issue is less about women who drink and don't know they're pregnant; instead, it's an issue associated...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-04/empire-editorial-war-fas-targets-wron
Opinion
Making green: Peony growers blossoming in Alaska, Southeast

...peonies in 2001 after getting an appropriation to buy the roots (which sell retail for up to $15 each, she said) from...2012 and 2013, and most farms are in Interior Alaska. The roots take between two to five years to reach maturity and produce...

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

...probably providing some protection from cold and wet. Squirrels often cache their harvested cones in the burrows or between the roots of trees, to keep them from drying out and opening prematurely, letting the seeds fall out and get lost. And they sometimes...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/trails-middens
Outdoors
More rain, less snow: what that means for SE

...the trees' shallow roots are less insulated from late-season freezes. At a soil temperature of around 23 degrees, the roots freeze and the tree dies, he said."We're not confined to looking at in a small space at a problem," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-28/more-rain-less-snow-what-means-se
Outdoors
My Turn: Listen to those threatened by concealed carry on campus

...action. My concern is that the legislative response with this bill is not reflective of any systematic understanding of the roots of violence on university campuses. Instead, I am concerned that this bill is ideologically driven with a narrow conceptualization...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-25/my-turn-listen-those-threatened-conce
Opinion
On the Trails: Hard snow

...built up. Roots had grown down through the layers, and the rust-color seemed to have followed along the course of the roots, perhaps leached by rain percolating downward and seeking the path of least resistance. Farther upstream, one can still...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-21/trails-hard-snow
Outdoors

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