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

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Psalm Happened

One of my most loyal customers at the U-pick garden is a tall, skinny, Hawaiin girl named Psalm Oines. She married a local boy and they now live part time in Hawaii and part time in Sitka with their 2 delicious daughters.  Psalm is a professional photographer, and when she visits the garden - beautiful things always happen. Just check out these fabulous shots she got when the sun came out a couple of days ago.......with.her I-PHONE for crying out loud!

 photo courtesy of Psalm Oines Photography

 photo courtesy of Psalm Oines Photography

photo courtesy of Psalm Oines Photography

You can check out her fabulous work here.....

And the GREAT news is that she is available to photograph your special occasion while she is in town! Just give her a call!


  1. Love the pictures :-) Lori gardening agrees with you! Looking good:-)j

  2. You and Psalm are a couple of the most creative people I have ever met! Thanks for sharing ... You look lovely in your garden.

  3. i like your post and thank's for your information !