Alaskans may be able to have a productive garden into October.
Alaska gardening columnist Jeff Lowenfels offers a rundown of the best options for replacing a tree or just adding a new one.
Columnist Jeff Lowenfels reminds us that when the salmon are no longer running and your visitors are gone, your garden will still be there.
From pollinating kiwi plants to keeping leaves healthy, columnist Jeff Lowenfels advises growers and gardeners on best practices.
From the garden to flowers and plants in baskets, start picking what’s ready. It will likely encourage further growth.
People want to know what to do when the cottonwoods making their yard unusable are in the neighbors’ yards.
Even if you are able to fell your own dead trees, mulching and disposing of limbs is another layer of work best left to experts.
Gardening: With virtually no assistance from Mother Nature, dry conditions mean you are solely responsibly for getting moisture on your lawns, shrubs and plants.
A favorite shrub in many parts of the world, they’re both attractive and pleasantly perfumed.
Whether you dig them up or spay them with pesticides, your dandelions aren’t going anywhere.
Alaska gardening: Jeff Lowenfels mourns the toll on mighty trees that are such an iconic part of the Alaska landscape.
Greens of all sorts are generally a great option, but turnips, beets, beans and peas are all quick growers.
This spring has been unseasonably cool and the soil has not warmed up enough. Remember to store water outdoors because faucets can give a cold burst to your plants.
Following some simple steps and leaving your plants protected outside for a week should prepare them for a summer of sun and wind.
Gardening: Mowing schedules may be up for debate, but other lawn care methods are tried and true.
Birds are back in Alaska and that means gardening season is in full swing.
Jumping worms, which can be identified by the light-colored bands, will inhale organic materials at a rapid rate.
Depending on the application, a good mulch can be woody and leafy or high-sugar green material for a garden.
It may mean pulling back bird feeders or getting tomato plants into a greenhouse.
Gardening: Here are tips for protecting your lawn and nurturing growth as the snow melts.
Gardening: As we near April, being aware of the best timeline for plant and vegetable starts will ensure a productive growing season.
Different plants and flowers have varying needs, but the goal is the same: to guide future growth.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will have impacts on gardening supplies worldwide.