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Seed Starting for Beginners Part 2

Time to light it up! The little plants are pushing their shoulders out of the soil.  Within hours, they will be pushing skyward in a life saving race to find…

Seed starting for Beginners Part 1

Its that time!  It is the time of year – time to appease our need for the smell of soil and the love of nurturing green life. Many people spend…

Making seed tape and trying new carrot recipes. A good task for the long nights of winter

Why make seed tape? I hate to thin my seedlings. It’s just so sad to pull one of my dear little plants. I am also terrible at taking the time…

Growing Garlic in Alaska

Growing beautiful and tasty garlic in Southcentral Alaska is easy and fun! I now grow so much that I have enjoyed giving it as gifts.  The dried bunches are very…

Bonding with employees while gardening for a local food pantry

Plant a Row for the Hungry I own a small business in East Anchorage.  My business has absolutely nothing to do with gardening but we all love to eat and enjoy…