Gardening in Alaska isn’t easy. For one thing, the State is huge. Lay it over the United States and it reaches coast to coast. So we cover a lot of gardening zones. Down in the southeast, our State capital, Juneau, gets an average of 62.24 inches of rain every year. Up on the north coast, […]
Gardening in Alaska can be quite the feat. Not only are we in the far, frozen north, but the State itself is almost as large as the “Lower 48″ put together, hence splitting the State into several gardening zones. Toss in the northern most rain forest, arctic tundra, mountains, hurricane force winds, blizzards, months with […]
There may be snow on the ground, but I’m dreaming of spring. Thanks to last year’s garden journal, lots of reading and talking to other locals, I’ve put together my Seed Planting Calendar for gardening in Zone 4!
For that little spare time a homesteader gets, sometimes it’s just nice to pop some popcorn, put your feet up, and enjoy a movie or TV show. Here’s a big list of homesteading, survival, and Alaskan movies on instant upload and DVD rental from Netflix! Great for family night!
Wondering what you can grow in the cold climate of gardening zone 4? Here’s a list of great organic seeds just for you!
The chicks are coming! The chicks are coming! Our chicks are hatching this weekend and will be coming home with us in a couple days. The brooder box is set up and waiting and now the coop is too! Come take a tour of our chicken coop and run, with security up for all the […]