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Alaska here we go

Post  Esther on 8/24/2010, 1:22 am

well still getting sfg going got my typar down and got a few more sfg made now its time to get the soil part going. Getting a bit late but hopefully will have it done so i can start next yr. And yes we are having a run on SUN yepie. We did get some saled to eat out of the one done and my strawberris are looking great had a few pretty sour cause of no sun booo and the flowers are looking great. Still cant get picks up sorrie will keep trying.

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Post  Old Hippie on 8/24/2010, 2:05 am

Hi Esther,

Nice to see someone from the north on here!!

I used to live in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory and when I was a teenager, we lived in a small town called Haines Junction, Yukon. We spent a lot of our vacations in Alaska so I am familiar with Haines, Skagway, Anchorage area, Kenai, Soldotna and Fairbanks. Are you near any of those?

Sure wish I had known about SFG when we lived in Whitehorse. It would have been so much easier. Our soil was so incredibly poor there.

All the best with your gardening.

GK

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Post  Garden Angel on 8/24/2010, 12:27 pm

I love how sfg'ers are so hardy! keep on gradening!

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Re: Alaska here we go

Post  Esther on 8/30/2010, 12:12 am

Hello Hippie
I am from Sterling it's about a 5 min. drive from Soldotna and about a 3 hr drive one way from Anchorage & 20min. to Kenai. It's on the peninsula. You sure said a mouth full about the soil so very glad I happen on to mels book yes sirie. Thanks
Where are at now hows the soil there?

Hay Garden Angle
Thanks and yep I'm going to keep on growing with SFG.

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Re: Alaska here we go

Post  herbarium on 8/30/2010, 2:49 pm

I was a Square Foot Gardener in Anchorage from 2003 - 2006. I miss the summers!

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Re: Alaska here we go

Post  Esther on 8/30/2010, 10:29 pm

hay beauna
how did it do in Anch. got any advice for Sterling sfg.

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Post  herbarium on 9/2/2010, 3:13 pm

Hi, Esther,
Do you have any specific questions? Cool season crops will do better - lettuce, spinach, cabbage, etc. Berries also do great as does rhubarb. Corn is very difficult. Tomatoes and peppers - I always got some. Some herbs will not overwinter but all did fine for the growing season. Chives and onions do very well.
Beuna

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