Category Archives: Alaska Life

Decorate those pumpkins and win prizes!

I am excited to announce my third annual pumpkin decorating contest! The last two years have been a lot of fun, and we have given away some great prizes for some awesome pumpkins.  Once again, I want to see what you can do! Send me … Continue reading

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My Pumpkin Decorating Contest is coming soon!

My 3rd annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest is on it’s way. Watch the video below, and keep an eye on my blog for the official announcement of rules and some good ideas for decorating pumpkins.     

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Have some spooky fun this Halloween!

As Halloween approaches you might be wondering what fun events are being offered. There is a lot to do in and around Anchorage, but I sometimes have a hard time finding out what’s going on until it’s too late to … Continue reading

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Moose Proof Plants

If you’re new to Alaska you may not know about one of the greatest pests your garden will face– moose. Moose will hop over most fences and devour any plant that they think tastes good. In the winter this is … Continue reading

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Can I grow watermelons in Alaska?

I get so many questions about gardening in Alaska from people moving here from out of state. I’ve been asked if watermelons grow up here, can you plant peppers outside, is it safe to plant in April when it’s sunny … Continue reading

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