Mulch or a non-living ground cover can inhibit weed growth, conserve moisture and provide a more aesthetically-pleasing surface than just bare soil between your trees and shrubs.
As soon as gardeners harvest their first spring crop, they can start planting a second crop of peas, carrots, beets, swiss chard, lettuce and kale.
Officials are studying whether the existing path of the park’s 92-mile road can be spared from a creeping landslide. Scientists say it could be a preview of Denali’s future as permafrost thaws.
Master Gardener Ed Buyarski also recommends applying a liquid fertilizer to some vegetables if they turn a pale or yellowish-green.
Work is anticipated in 2021, which may include rerouting trail sections or hardening the banks of the Mendenhall River and Montana Creek to deal with erosion.
One Curious Juneau listener has noticed janky-looking rafts and unnatural pits proliferating in recent years at his go-to fishing spot. So we asked one of the raft owners what they’re up to.
Sometimes called wild celery, cow parsnip secretes a substance that’s irritable to skin. Protect your face, hands and arms if you plan on cutting down or removing the perennial plant.
Remove their flowers, roots and runners to prevent their spread. A layer of cardboard also serves as a mulch that will kill the plants within a year or two.
Some are using the economic study to oppose the Army Corps of Engineers draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Pebble Mine.
Trail Mix Executive Director Erik Boraas says the goal is for the trail to be bikeable from end to end in five years.