• Two garden columns of interest in the Anchorage Daily News

Thursday’s issue of the Anchorage Daily News featured two garden columns of interest for people interested in local foods in Sitka. While written for the Anchorage audience, a lot of the information can be used here in Sitka.

Click here to read the garden column by Jeff Lowenfels, which discusses the importance of making a photo record of your garden so you can plan for future years. Lowenfels is a member of the Garden Writers Association Hall of Fame.

Click here to read Anchorage Daily News photographer Fran Durner’s “Talk Dirt To Me” blog post about a family in Clam Gulch (on the south end of the Kenai Peninsula) that lives off the grid but still has three greenhouses full of heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, peppers and other vegetables. There are lots of great photos guaranteed to make you hungry.