Gardening on the Upper Kuskokwim

Gardens Thrive in Hardiness Zone 1b Between the beginning of June and end of August, the village yards sport beautiful lawns, flower beds, hanging baskets, a variety of imported landscape trees and bushes, vegetable gardens and strawberry and raspberry patches. People in McGrath like the challenge of growing plants here in this layer of warm yet damp soil on top of permafrost. Micro-climates The local weather service is in the “downtown’ area. Generally the temperatures that they announce run about 3 degrees warmer than the temperatures that we are recording Read More …