Gardeners can protect their plants and vegetables, and extend their harvest into the early fall.
As the end of the garden season draws near, it’s time to clip new budding flowers on tomato plants and thin out some branches and leaves.
Stake up young and vulnerable trees so that they don’t get blown over this fall, and store any newly purchased bulbs in a cool, dry place for now.
Get your flowers, vegetables, fruits, and jams and jellies ready for this Saturday’s Harvest Fair at the Juneau Community Garden. Also, some tips for care and early harvesting of potatoes.
It’s time to harvest if remaining scapes are uncurling and leaves are turning yellow. Also, a $30 billion water pipeline from Washington state to California doesn’t make much sense if the entire West Coast is suffering from dry conditions.
Anchorage painter’s sisters, mother remember how he helped support the family before he died.
Also, recent dry weather means you should water your vegetables on a regular basis.
With a growing season that lasts 90 to 120 days, Juneau gardeners have a little flexibility in starting their potato crop.
If the trend continues, snowpacks will be smaller and hydropower plants could run out of water in the summer. Salmon streams could run low, making it harder for fry to leave and adults to spawn.