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Off the Beaten Path: Part 2: The Ghost of Allen Hasselborg

...cup left out from last summer or the summer before rested on a stump. Hasselborg spent five years clearing two acres to plant a huge garden. Almost a century later, I couldn't distinguish the land he cleared from the surrounding forest. His...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/beaten-path-part-2-ghost-allen-hasse
Outdoors
Living & Growing: An overdue love letter

...has yet to be sent so this is long overdue!I love our community garden. It provides me with a wonderful opportunity to plant, nourish seedlings, and harvest food to bring home, eat, and to share with others. But more than that it gives me...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-05/living-growing-overdue-love-letter
Neighbors
Division of Forestry harvests spruce cones for future reforestation

...road. Another 60,000 seedlings were sent to the Kenai Peninsula to be planted. To get the best results, it helps to plant seedlings in the most recently logged areas, DOF resource forester Kevin Meany said. The seedlings have a survival rate...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/division-forestry-harvests-spruce-co
Outdoors
Photo: Preparing to plant

Three-year-old Iris Berryhill helps her mother, Helle, turn soil in their Community Garden plot as they prepare to plant garlic on Monday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-27/photo-preparing-plant
Local
Alaska to celebrate Arbor Day on Monday

ANCHORAGE - Arbor Day is America's national tree planting holiday. It's a day set aside to plant ceremonial trees, educate children about the importance of trees and to honor the important role that trees play in our daily...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-05-12/alaska-celebrate-arbor-day-monday
Outdoors
Where salmon run, people wade

KENAI - There are those who think of fishing as a contemplative sport. A chance to plant hip waders in a sparkling stream, stash a cold drink in the belt pocket and dream of man's mystic connections to the water and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090109/sta_488513339.shtml
Local growth

...the White House, bringing back an idea first pursued during World War I. She encouraged citizens around the country to plant their own victory gardens, partly to help reduce the country's food needs during wartime, and also as a way to boost...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082709/art_486591955.shtml
Specifics on explosive seed dispersal

...quivering leaves near the ground. Pretty soon, we could discern a slender, furry body moving deliberately from plant to plant. Then a small head with a white eye-ring poked up near a stem of northern geranium, nipped off the fruit, and munched...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-08-25
Outdoors
Alaskan Brewing expands

...property. Finding the room for this latest expansion was something of a magic trick - and a little bit European, according to plant manager Curtis Holmes. "If you go to European breweries, they've been brewing in the same locations for 600 years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052909/loc_445020982.shtml
Water supply level rising

...using, parks and landscape superintendent George Schaaf said.The department waited as long as it could before beginning to plant flowers around downtown and near the cruise ship docks because of the amount of water it takes to transplant flowers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-22/water-supply-level-rising
Local

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