The Juneau gardening show from KTOO Public Media
Gardentalk – How to plant flower and garlic bulbs this fall
Plant garlic bulbs pointy end up, about two inches deep and about six inches apart. Flower bulbs may be planted, depending on variety, from two to six inches deep.
Gardentalk — How to stretch your harvest well into fall
Buckets of water and fleece blankets can slow the freeze-and-frost process
Gardentalk – Preparing your ornamentals for winter hibernation, safe from Juneau’s cold
Ornamental plants like petunias, begonias, dahlias and fuchsias won't survive even a mild Southeast Alaska winter outdoors. We need to bring them into a space that won't freeze.
Gardentalk – How to stop a fungus invasion and why your veggies might be turning yellow
Wilting and yellowing vegetation must be trimmed off fast — before they succumb to slugs and fungus.
Gardentalk – Pick those apples and turn them into pie, jelly and applesauce
While picking apples, check the tree's interior growth to make sure that future apples on the north side of the tree will get enough sunlight to ripen.
Gardentalk – How to top tomatoes and get the most out of hardy, cold-tolerant greens
You can plant lettuce, mustard greens, spinach, kale and radishes right now. They will either be ready for a fall harvest or will tolerate the winter's cooler conditions and have a head start next spring.