Talk Dirt To Me

Gardening in Alaska presents big challenges, whether it's the extra effort in finding plants tough enough to survive our Zone 2-4 climate, communicating with like-minded Alaska gardeners, or keeping up with the latest trends, issues and solutions. We'll try to help with that. We'll also tour gardens from Homer to Anchorage to Wasilla to Willow whenever we get the chance, and post the best garden photos around. Presenting a forum about cold-weather gardening and for cold-weather gardeners is what we are all about. We hope you'll join us on the Talk Dirt garden blog.

Photographer and gardener Fran Durner ( writes the blog.

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Last Chance for 2009 Garden Gallery

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The holidays are over and 2010 has arrived. Seed catalogues are beginning to show up in mailboxes and the days are getting longer.

Pretty soon we'll be planning our gardens for the summer and starting seeds indoors.

This is a great time, while we have a little lull, to go through your photos from the past year and post them to the garden gallery!

Did you have a garden theme ornanment on your Christmas tree? Post a photo!

Did you make ice sculptures or an ice luminaria with leaves or berries? Post a photo!

Do your trees look lovely covered in frost or are dried garden flowers throwing interesting shadows? Post a photo!

Did your garden club have an end of year party? Post photos of your club members!

I'd love to see what you've got - I know I'm not the only one!

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