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Protecting your privacy with shrub layer, flowerbed

...visitors to read, so tasteful signs are useless, we don't want to live inside chain link fences if we can avoid it, so we plant ourselves a separation layer. Tradition and the visual arts show us hedges of single species, all shaped into walls...
Why grow fickle bulbs in Southeast Alaska?

...delight of delayed gratification. We plant them now, and it's an easy job...out the walks and patio edges. And we plant the bulbs. The garden is still so...gardening senses are thrilled. And we plant the bulbs. The patterns of the garden...
Tree forts combine with the wild world in Southeast Alaska

...their growth patterns and fruiting and flowering potentials. We know that the group of "crimson king" Norway maples we plant along the edge of our lawn will grow to about the same size in about the same time. We will not have to keep one pruned...
First snow brings many questions

...researching and testing new species to see for ourselves. We plant them in soils we manipulate for their best results, adding...lime, fertilizing and using a micronutrient supplement. We plant bog plants where they stay wet, edge dwellers where they...
Light gardeners make a difference

...fade, some wait and some move on with the times. Following the conditions we find keeps us in synch with the world. We plant when we can, dig when the ground is willing, and hunker down when the weather turns foul. Each person lives in a world...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...affections in both directions along the temporal flow. We plant in memory of our departed, and for the enjoyment and edification...too send images and information onwards with every tree we plant and each flower we place. Our message may be all we leave...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...provides investment opportunity unmatched in world markets. Waves of prosperity are permanently fixed into our lives when we plant or build or create. Put the music on, take up your tool, be part of the universe, greet all the billions of relatives...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...past the parking lot next to the high school, we find the ugly sight of stripped, cannibalized and parted-out cars. We plant flowers in the center mediums, spruce up our city and welcome visitors to Juneau, only to have them drive by this junkyard...
What to do when Juneau's spring temperatures drop?

...beaches, not ones that are in dark canyons or sheltered from the winter sun. The same is true of our pet species. If we plant sensitive plants on the north side of our houses, where they have the protection of the building against the warming...
Tourism sector cautiously approaches summer season

...and other tour operators put a measure of hope this year in the uncontrollable - the weather. "We're like farmers, we plant our seeds and hope for the best," he said. But some planning went into the season, since cruise lines announced ship...


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