When to Harvest in a Typical Southeast Alaskan Garden

Harvest Time! The last few months have been chalked full of preparation, planting, and weeding and now it is time to harvest the rewards. New gardeners can find it difficult to determine when exactly to harvest each vegetable at the peak of freshness. So I have done some of the research for you and have compiled a list of fifteen vegetables to help you get the most of each vegetable found in a typical Southeast Alaskan garden. Also to make it easier the list is in alphabetical order. 1. Asparagus Read More …

In Honor of Herbs

I love growing herbs. They have so many great qualities to recommend them. They can be grown anywhere, even  in a small space, such as  a  kitchen window. For the most part, they  aren’t fussy, are easy to process and store, and only a few plants can supply you with wonderful flavor from your garden year round. I like to plant them in pots on the porch.  They are usually the  very first harvest, as leaves can be used as soon as there are enough to spare.  I  pinch a Read More …