Science Corner by Patrick Ryan

November 2016 By Patrick Ryan, Education Specialist, Alaska Botanical Garden I know what you’re thinking:  What’s all that brown stuff on top of the snow? And on my car, my deck, and the driveway? If you’re thinking they look like seeds, you’re partly right. Technically this material is known as “mast”, which, according to the […]

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ABG Workshop- Ice Candles and Luminarias

Ice candles and luminarias are a unique way to light your walkway or doorstep during Alaska’s long winter nights. ABG’s Mike Monterusso will demonstrate how to create these beautiful structures out of common household items. Dress warmly as a portion of this workshop will be outside.

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ABG Workshop: Composting 101

Compost is an amazing resource! It builds soil structure, fertility, and tilth and helps grow healthy, nutrient rich soil. You can successfully build compost for your garden with the right tools and knowledge. Join Will Criner for a hands-on workshop all about compost.

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