Browsing Horticulture and Home Gardening (HGA) by Author "Smeenk, Jeff"
Growing Potatoes in the Alaska GardenSmeenk, Jeff (University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-09)Potatoes are a great crop for Alaska gardens because they are easy to grow and have a high yield per square foot. This publication includes tips on planting, growing, harvesting and storing potatoes as well as suggestions for cooking and preparing them.
Hoop Houses in Rural Alaska: Twenty Questions and Answers to Get You StartedSmeenk, Jeff; Nakazawa, Anthony (University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, 2011-04)This publication addresses the most common questions people have when considering whether to build a hoop house. There is information on the sizes and shapes of hoop houses, the cost of building and/or shipping a hoop house, ease of construction, sunlight and heat requirements, advice on what kind of production to expect, and much more.
Mycorrhizae in the Alaska LandscapeSmeenk, Jeff; Ianson, David (Cooperative Extension Service, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2010-09)This publication explains how mycorrhiza, an important relationship between plant roots and certain types of fungi, can improve the plant's growth and provide protection from certain root diseases.