THE U-Pick GARDEN will be closing August 20th. This will be the last year the garden will be open to the public. Next year I'll be operating as a CSA, supplying about 20 regular customers with weekly boxes. Thank you for your support over the last 8 years, but it's time to try something new.

To get a copy of my book, "How To Grow Vegetables In Sitka, Alaska" just give me a call....The books are $20 plus tax. If you live out of town and want me to mail you a copy, you can mail a check for $25.60 to:

Lori Adams
P O Box 6021
Sitka, Alaska

Down To Earth U-Pick Garden is located at 2103 Sawmill Creek Road in Sitka, Alaska. It is open usually from mid-June through late August. Hours are Monday-Saturday 12:00 to 6:30. On Farmer's Market Saturdays I am not open until 2:00. Children are welcome but may not run through the garden or chase the ducks. If you have any questions you can contact me, Lori Adams, at 907-747-6108 or 907-738-2241. My email address is

Monday, June 11, 2012

Home Again, Home Again, Jiggety Jig

It is great to be home!  I don't have much time to garden yet because we have to unload the boat now.  We lease the boat out in the summer and so we need to get ALL of our stuff off so that they can move ALL of their stuff on.

 I did get the chance to look around though and things are looking good! The spinach is gorgeous!

In Sitka the leaves don't get bitter even when the leaves are HUGE!

Look at the lettuce...

I uncovered the peas...

...and I noticed that some of the Morning Glory seeds actually germinated!! I am so excited to see if they do well outside here in Sitka.

Unloading the boat will take 2 days and then I'll be free!!!

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