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

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Basket Love

This morning I when I woke up it was raining outside.  I was a little bummed because the first thing I needed to do was put together a gift basket.  Fortunately, by the time I got outside the rain had quit!  That was nice!

The basket turned out beautiful....I love making them this time of year because there are so many colorful things that are ripe for the picking...

Here is a peek inside...

You can't tell from these photos but there is a teapot shaped like an English cottage nestled down in there holding the flower arrangement...won't that be a nice surprise?

Once the basket was done I headed into town to deliver it to the recipient at her place of work....her friend bought it for her for a birthday gift!  Wasn't that nice?

Happy birthday Cory!

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