It’s harvest time and many Alaskans will don their raingear and boots to pick some of their choicest fruits and vegetables. Master gardener Ed Buyarski has some tips and also tells us about the annual Harvest Fair happening in Juneau this weekend.
We go back to the garden of Master Garderner Ed Buyarski for some ideas about making cuttings of flowering plants for seed collection. This segment was taped in June, so now may be a good time to collect seeds in those higher elevations mentioned by Buyarski.
In a continuation of a conversation with Master Garderner Ed Buyarski in his garden, he says an electric fence has proven effective in keeping bears out of his compost, garden, and trash.
Jim Douglas of the Cooperative Extension Service goes on location to Twin Lakes to check out some of the most invasive weeds infesting Juneau and describes what homeowners can do about them.
In this conversation with Master Gardener Ed Buyarski, he explains how natural fertilizers such as crush shells, spawned out salmon, and washed up seaweed can be used in a garden.
Looking for some help in keeping your weeds under control? Master Gardener Ed Buyarski suggests corn gluten, a controlled flame, and a layer of sand mulch as some alternative techniques.
Some tips and ideas for combatting the various diseases and bugs floating around Juneau’s lawns and gardens.
Master Gardener Ed Buyarski has a tips for keeping your lawn and gardening healthy and moist, even with the current wet summer here in Southeast Alaska.
Jim Douglas of the Cooperative Extension Service has some tips this week for the safe and proper use of pesticides.
Jim Douglas of the Cooperative Extension Service tells us that it’s not too late to plant vegetables in your garden. He also warns us about the dreaded root maggot infestation that is now reaching its peak.