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    IS it to early? Everyone have their stuff put up? I love looking at Alaska Gardens (Big & small) & garden fences (because I need one!). Please share pix if you feel like it. =)

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    DSC_0108.jpgbeets & carrots- I planted them to close & didn't thin early enough- I'll do better next time!

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    Doesn't look like you're getting much love on this post. But since we're all dreaming of springtime I'll play.








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    oh man! Thanks for sharing.... gorgeous garden. Yes, dreaming of spring! Ive ordered most of my seeds- do you buy a certain brand?

    I was hoping for response, as I LOVE to see others gardens & get ideas for beds, fences- etc. I haven't had moose in my garden- but had a 4 wheeler =( and dogs. I'm still trying to figure it out- so I think I'll use stakes & flexible fence this year.

    Your brussel sprouts look great. My dads turned out good- mine didn't do anything I use seeds- he usually uses bedding plants (I don't have room in our boat for plants- we have 5 kids, 2 dogs & cats). Your tomatoes are amazing! i think I started my seeds to late last year- then neglected the plants. Do you grow them in the ground or in planters?

    Do you use your frost covers in the spring or just in the fall?

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    After plowing down some trees and much tilling.



    After planting.. still needed to work on drainage at this point obviously lol



    A couple weeks in.. here comes the weeds!



    Harvest



    Harvest



    Grandson harvest

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    Quote Originally Posted by jubilation View Post
    oh man! Thanks for sharing.... gorgeous garden. Yes, dreaming of spring! Ive ordered most of my seeds- do you buy a certain brand?

    I was hoping for response, as I LOVE to see others gardens & get ideas for beds, fences- etc. I haven't had moose in my garden- but had a 4 wheeler =( and dogs. I'm still trying to figure it out- so I think I'll use stakes & flexible fence this year.

    Your brussel sprouts look great. My dads turned out good- mine didn't do anything I use seeds- he usually uses bedding plants (I don't have room in our boat for plants- we have 5 kids, 2 dogs & cats). Your tomatoes are amazing! i think I started my seeds to late last year- then neglected the plants. Do you grow them in the ground or in planters?

    Do you use your frost covers in the spring or just in the fall?
    I use a variety of seed suppliers but mainly Johnny's and Baker Creek. I start everything indoors starting in January with peppers and then everything else is spread out between then and late April depending on what it is. I'm actually starting 10X what I need this year in the hopes that I can sell off a bunch and offset overall costs.
    The only things I direct seed are root vegetables, i.e. potatoes/carrots/turnips etc.
    The tomatoes are all in the ground but inside the cold frames that I have pictured. They can be tricky up here and I'm still experimenting quite a bit.
    I use the frost covers both spring/fall but in the spring it's more for moisture control on the direct seeded plants so that they don't dry out too quick.
    I'll be doing a lot of experimenting this year as I have another large fenced area where I usually raise goats/pigs in during the summer but won't be for the next couple. Quite a few shorter day melons and squash that may be a complete failure but fun to try anyways.
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    That looks real nice Iceman. Pretty much what I have planned for my "experimental" section of the garden this year. Going to be a lot of rototilling coming up in May but hopefully it'll be worth it. I think Alaska grown melons would be awesome!
    It looks like your summer squash did well too outside. I grew mine under cover last year but was hoping to do without this year. Gives me some hope! Thanks for sharing.
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