Keeping plants off the ground helps with pollination, air circulation, and prevents slugs from chewing up the leaves.
It was the second-wettest June ever with 7.3 inches of rain. There were also 25 days in June in which measurable amounts of rain fell at the Juneau airport.
It’s not just people that can get sick or even die from eating toxic mussels, clams or other shellfish. Pet owners need to watch out for their pups too.
Hundreds of gray whales have washed up dead along the West Coast since last year.
Opening millions of acres in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska is a move blasted by environmental groups and praised by Alaska’s governor and other state and federal officials
The ruling effectively sends the feds back to square one, triggering a fresh environmental review under the landmark National Environmental Policy Act.
It’s okay to leave stubby stems and branches for azaleas and rhododendrons, but not for maple trees. And, don’t forget to sharpen your tools.
The Juneau Assembly voted 5 to 4 Monday to allow the annual fireworks show to go on with added safety restrictions, including a requirement to wear masks.
DEC officials say one potential area of risk is the Kobuk River, which is about 160 feet away from the extent of the spill.
Diluted dish soap sprayed on leaves and tape coated with vaseline can usually kill or deter catepillars.