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The Shop-in-the-Garden is now open
all year round at the Garden!

Gift Shop Only: October 1 - May 15:
Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Occasional Saturdays, or by appointment.
Closed on major holidays.

Gift Shop & Nursery: May 15 - September 15:
Daily, at least 10 am - 5 pm or by appointment

(It's best to call ahead during the Winter to make sure
we are there: 907-770-3692 ext # 1)

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The Shop-in-the-Garden

A Botanically-Inspired Gift Shop & Retail Nursery

Plants in the ABG retail nursery are selected for their
hardiness in the southcentral Alaska area.

(We do not accept donated plastic plant pots - please see our
Events Calendar for Plastic Pot Recycling events )

 

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Himalayan Blue Poppy

Blue Himalayan Poppy
(Meconopsis 'Lingholm')
Seeds $3.00 per pack
available at the ABG Gift Shop

Growing Instructions:

Refrigerate seeds for
30 days (these seeds have
been pre-chilled).
Spread
in tray on top of planting
medium. Gently press seeds
in, do not cover. Cover tray
with plastic, maintain temperature
between 50°F and 60°F. 

Seeds germinate in 30 days.
Remove cover after sprouting.
When true leaves develop,
pick out and place into plug
trays filled with fishy peat.
Thrives best in cool climates. 
Plant in rich compost and
keep moist.
Meconopsis does
best in part shade with
temperatures under 80
degrees. Matures to
3’ tall and 2’ wide; hardy
in zones 3-7.

To Purchase Seeds:
Send check made out to the
Alaska Botanical Garden
with a padded, self addressed
stamped envelope to:
ABG/Seeds,
P. O. Box 202202
Anchorage, AK 99520

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