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

Friday, June 21, 2013

The Weather Is Here, Wish You Were Beautiful

I can't believe how wonderful the weather has been lately...It couldn't be better if I ordered it myself!  It's usually overcast or foggy in the morning, maybe it even rained a little at night, then it clears off about the time I open at 11:00. It's not overly hot, it's not too's perfect!  The flowers and vegetables and bees are just loving it. The plants are getting HUGE and are lush and happy.  *SIGH*  ...... happiness.

I weeded in the carrot bed again today.

Finished the whole bed right at closing time. The first planting had came up strong, but something ate alot of the seedlings, so I broadcasted some more seeds today. Two steps forward, one step back...that's what I always say.

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