Category: Alaska Gardening

Urban Agriculture – An Edible Park in the City

Generally, I try not to get caught up in the latest fad, but … emerging in the gardening world is a popular activity worth getting excited about—edible landscaping and parks. More and more I’m hearing about churches, schools and businesses growing edible plants on their premises and homeowners […]

Dreams Can Come True

When we first moved to Wasilla, I could not wait to plant tomatoes and cucumbers in an existing greenhouse which had been built in the 1950s by my great-grandfather, Heinie Snider. My dreams of canning my own diced tomatoes, sauces, and salsas to last the winter were dashed […]

Rhubarb – “The story of that alien plant.”

When I lived in Washington, I had a huge garden. I loved that garden. It brought me much pleasure. I looked forward to spring to see what would pop up from last year’s seeds that I had just let drop anywhere. The standing rule in my garden was […]

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