Beebalm, nasturtium, begonia and squash flowers are a great addition to any salad, while flowers from bolting radishes, turnips and broccoli can actually taste quite sweet.
Master Gardener Ed Buyarski has some inspiration for making something out of those blueberries, cherries, salmonberries and other berries you just picked.
Removing a zucchini plant’s female flower, for example, can prevent the spread of fungus into the rest of the plant and the developing zucchini.
If the scapes straighten out, or if you see yellow or brown developing in garlic stalks and at least half of the leaves, then the garlic is ready to be picked.
Master Gardener Ed Buyarski recommends that you harvest as many ripe cherries and cabbage as you can before they split and become inedible.
National Weather Service says Mendenhall Lake and Mendenhall River water levels crested at 8.62 feet late Sunday, a little earlier than expected and just below minor flood stage
Anecdotal reports attribute this week’s poor air quality to respiratory problems and canceled hiking tours, though a Bartlett Regional Hospital official says activity there hasn’t been out of the ordinary.
There’s enough water in Suicide Basin to fill an estimated 10,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools. This year, as in previous years, that water could eventually flow under Mendenhall Glacier and flood Mendenhall Lake and Mendenhall River.
Juneau’s air quality in recent days has wafted between the EPA’s orange and red benchmarks. The city is discouraging outdoor aerobic activity until the air quality improves.
Sitting men down together to talk and learning how to harvest seal aren’t silver bullets for ending domestic violence and building healthy communities. But participants in a wide-ranging conference believe they’re positive steps.