Evergreens could be trimmed back almost anytime. But flower buds are just emerging on blueberry plants, and any severe pruning now could affect this season’s production.
Juneau resident Linda Kruger started leading therapeutic walks before the coronavirus hit. She says there are lessons the forest can teach us during a pandemic.
Clean up any potential slug habitat and then start cutting away any dead vegetation.
The COVID-19 pandemic will not prevent Alaskans from fishing this summer. But residents are being asked to take precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Recommendations include wearing a mask outdoors and extending distance to 20 feet while doing things like running or cycling. The U.S. Forest Service has prohibited gatherings of more than 10 people in the Tongass National Forest.
As gardeners clean up their old garden beds and build new planters, they may be thinking about where they can get good soil before they start planting.
Instead of riding out the coronavirus in towns or cities, some Alaskans are opting out: Relocating to cabins, second homes, or remote camps.
It’s prime time for starting herbs, onions, shallots, celery and parsley.
“If you have to social distance, this is a good place to do it,” says Gustavus Mayor Calvin Casipit.
Officials say they rescued five Italian tourists from “the Bus” — that’s the old Fairbanks city bus made infamous by Christopher McCandless.