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An Outdoor View: Worms

...gone missing since the worms came. Biologists believe that the soil in areas heavily infested by worms could become impacted and...tires. Worms and their cocoons can occupy potted plants, garden soil and compost, all of which gets moved. Worms intentionally are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-13/an-outdoor-view-worms
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Progress on eradicating elodea from the Kenai Peninsula

...to the Cook Inlet. This past winter, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Homer Soil & Water Conservation District, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Alaska State Parks, Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-13/refuge-notebook-progress-on-erad
Outdoors
Federal requirements for Alaska LNG project laid out during lunch meeting

...Water use, quality ? Fish, wildlife and vegetation ? Cultural resources ? Socioeconomics ? Geological resources ? Soils ? Land use, recreation and aesthetics ? Air and Noise Quality ? Alternatives ? Reliability and safety ? PCB contamination...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-28/federal-requirements-for-alaska-lng-
News
Food group thinks local

...Garden Club, as well as advertising and organizational support from People Promoting Wellness through Community Action, Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District, Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, and Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce. For hosting and sponsoring...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-03/letter-to-the-editor
Letters
Baker Hughes Nikiski spill cleanup nears completion

...touch or walk through the substance and, according to the data sheet, the concrete material should not come in contact with soil, waterways, drains or sewers. In the days since the spill was first reported, Baker Hughes has given DEC investigators a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-05-0
News
Here's the Thing: Like a fine wine ...

...wine country." We were encircled by viticulture reaching from Napa Valley to Dry Creek Valley to Chalk Hill. The climate and soil for those areas are very kind to grapes, so it was thrilling to see the long standing, gnarled vines of each area.Although...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-31/heres-the-thing-like-a-fine-win
Community
Cyclamen kin are dainty but hardy

...butterflies have been hovering above the bare soil in some of my clay flowerpots. They're...the same conditions: perfectly drained soil and shallow planting. Tubers should sit with their tops just slightly below soil level. My plants have flowered indoors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-16/cyclamen-kin-are-dainty-but-hard
Outdoors
Carrol Martin: Agriculture, fire danger top priorities

...available number one agricultural soil in Alaska. In fact, National...largest undeveloped number one soil in the world. Soils like this grow dense forests and...schools. The National Guard, Soil Conservation Service, Cooperative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-28/carrol-martin-agriculture-fire-da
Opinion
High tunnel program proven on Peninsula

...in containers, according to the Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District website...on construction, according to the Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District website...accelerate to maturity inside high tunnels' soil and temperature is enhanced in the enclosure...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-27-1
News
Over-wintering your perennials in pots? Some tips

...woody or perennial plants in pots above the soil, they have lost the insulation provided by the soil and are exposed to potentially tissue-killing...bigger containers. "Larger root masses and soil volumes are less susceptible to winter injury...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-11/over-wintering-your-perennials-
Community

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