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What others say: Weeding out the invasives

Orange hawkweed is so disruptive to native plant species, that farmers and gardeners in Europe and beyond have given it fanciful names such as "King Devil," '"Devil's Paintbrush" and "Grim the Collier...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-13/what-others-say-weeding-out-the-i
Opinion
Learning for Life: Root maggots, the gardener's bane

Root maggots, even the name makes vegetable gardeners scowl! But how to combat these garden pests? Cooperative Extension's free publication Root Maggots in Alaska Home Gardens is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-06-21/learning-for-life-root-maggots-
Community
How is your garden growing?

...garden was the first occupation of the first man, Adam. Gardening was important from the beginning. His first son Cain was a gardener too, "a tiller of the ground." His second son Abel was a keeper of sheep. Cain didn't obey directions for a sacrifice...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-10/how-is-your-garden-growing
Community
A garden to dye for

...you can use the things that are there, that you're already growing, for a dyer's garden," says Chris McLaughlin, a gardener in Placerville, California, and author of the new book "A Garden to Dye For: How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/a-garden-to-dye-for
Outdoors
A climate of change for gardeners

While many gardeners scan the newly arrived seed catalogs to plan their next growing season, the industry's visionaries are pouring talent and resources...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-02/a-climate-of-change-for-gardener
Outdoors
High tunnels boost Kenai orchard

...thought it takes two varieties, as do sweet cherries. The sour cherries at the orchard are self-pollinating, meaning a gardener can grow one variety and still get the fruit, bees and insects do all of the pollinating. While O'Brien and LaVigueur rely...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-22/how-to-use-a-high-tunnel
News
Benign neglect? Garden pest control naturally

Gardeners worried about the safety of synthetic pest-control products sometimes turn to botanically derived compounds instead. But many...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-10/benign-neglect-garden-pest-contr
Outdoors
Learning for Life: Starting seeds

Finally ... it's seed starting time again!There are many benefits to gardeners starting their own plants from seed, but none as important as the huge diversity of crops and varieties available to those who...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-03-08/learning-for-life-starting-seed
Community
These plants are the next best thing to chocolate

With Valentine's Day coming up, thoughts naturally turn to chocolate. How nice it would be for gardeners to give their beloved a living, growing, chocolate expression of affection.Alas, chocolate, native to steamy equatorial lowlands...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-06/these-plants-are-the-next-best-t
Outdoors
Alaska Unhinged: The three true signs of spring

...down to ground level within a few hours of serious grazing with a grin. T'was a sad state of affairs when the meticulous gardeners awakened to enjoy a cup of rare imported coffee and dip their Pop Tarts only to discover their backyards steaming with fresh...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-09/alaska-unhinged-the-three-true-si
Community

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