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  • Non Odor Fish Fertilizer

    I bought a bottle of a no-odor fish fertilizer, "Alaska Fish Fertilizer" from Wal-Mart today. It was about $7, but will probably last me 2 years :D . Watered the veggies with it tonight, and no smell :) I'll let everyone know how it works. ;) More

  • Transplant Date

    If I plant my Alaska Mix, Nasturtiums in my greenhouse on 4/26. How many days before I can plan on transplanting? More

  • World record cabbage

    ...cabbage captured the Guinness World Record at the alaska State Fair on Wednesday, crushing a record set in 1989 by nearly two pounds.http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/state_fair/story/920747.html More

  • New and excited!!!

    ...whole society of people who love plants/ flowers/ gardens! I love my house plants...I spritz them daily and love watching the new growth. Finding new ones that grow good in my house, the different shapes and sizes, and colors of… More

  • 2000 Year Old Meteors to Rain Down on August 31, 2007

    The meteors that are about to rain down in the early morning of September 1 date from around 4 A.D., the latest calculations show. It is not often that we can tell when a shooting star was first released from a comet into space, to travel as a meteoroid in… More

  • New to site with lots to trade!

    Hi all, I have a ton of different seeds that I can trade I will list a few, but let me know if you are looking for something specific! thanks, lisa Oriental Poppies sunflower mix trumpet vine angel of peru datura cleome white daisy kentucky green beans acorn squash monkey… More

  • Seeds

    Have these to trade; email me :banana-wa SEEDS 4o'clock-mxd Amaranthus-pygmy,tall Amaryllis-mixed Anise hyssop Aruncus dioicus-goats beard Baby's Breath Balloon Flower-purpl/blue Black eye susan Butterfly Bush-Black Knight, pink & wt., pink Calendula-yellow&orange Castor Bean-red Celosia- tall pink Ceratotheca trilob-South African Foxglove Chimes Crabapple Columbine-white Coneflower-purple, prarie, Coreopsis-tall yellow,red plains,lance leaf,sunray, Cosmos-yellow… More

  • From Olympia WA

    ...t into gardening seriously when I moved here from Alaska in 99. As the place I bought has raised vegetable beds, and is fully landscaped with terraces and everything. I have let some of it go to hell, but it still is nice, maybe a bit overgrown. The paths are… More

  • Reviving Hostas after winter in Alaska

    My beloved hosta of two years has not broken through the ground yet after winter. I am lucky it grew so big last year and was hopeful this spring, but I haven't seen any signs of it yet. My ferns and Pulmonaria are coming back strong...even my little hosta is… More

  • Herbs for Alaska

    I live in the alaska panhandle, where we get lots of rain and little sun. What herbs would grow well here? More

  • Butterflies in Alaska

    What butterflies and moths live in Alaska and what do they and their caterpillars eat? More

  • New to Gardening In Alaska

    ... feel overwhelemed with all my choices WE live in alaska on 5 acres so where do i start? Also what local nurseries do you all recommend? The wasilla Palmer area thank you sonya More

  • Alaska homestead

    If you ever wanted to get away from it all heres your chance. http://www.homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?p=3961147#post3961147 Tammy you're the closest . lol More

  • HI from Southeast Alaska

    I've been posting a bit in the Alaska section,and also in the herbs,which is my special interest.We get 8-10 feet of rain a year,so things that require lots of sun don't grow too well.My mints do well,and I had a great crop of Chamomile this summer.Now I'm going to try… More

  • Southeast Alaska Gardener

    ;) I've been to GG home page as lot,but just recently signed up to join the forums.We have very poor soil here,as the island is a huge rock with dirt in places,and most of those places have timber growing.What soil I can get has to be reinforced,as we get 8-10… More

  • Nice pictures from Alaska

    http://www.adn.com/photos/readersubmitted/gardens/v-gallery/story/692344.html Copy and paste into browser window. More

  • Gardening in Alaska

    ...and I've been partnered with someone who lives in Alaska. Can you help me with what I should by for that climate? What would you like to receive if you are from Alaska or a Zone 3 climate? Ideas needed. Thanks in Advance. More