The plastic guessing game…

A High tunnel is made to extend our growing season....But developing good timing is half the battle!  We have had our usual (and unusual) warming/freezing spells now for a few weeks.  Spring seems to become more unpredictable every year here in the arctic.  I find myself chewing my nails to the nub every year deciding... Continue Reading →

Arctic T – shirts and Seedlings

I have since dove back into the t-shirt designing world., I have a couple of shirts available for purchase from my Redbubble account that half of the profits will go directly to Gardens in the Arctic.  So you can support our cause and look awesome too! My Redbubble account to purchase:  (CLICK ME)  

2018 Here we come!

It seems the rule of thumb that when one year goes smooth as butter the next is as rough as it can get!  This year is starting out pretty rough.  My generally relaxed and enjoyable planning stage has been complicated by finding out that my folder that I wrote ALL my records in last year... Continue Reading →

Tours now available!

We have added a new BUTTIN! We have opened up the high tunnel for short tours with Rainey as your guide. These short tours are a new thing for us but education and enthusiasm are paramount!  You get a bit of time to ask questions and hear about the trials and successes of our endeavor... Continue Reading →

What is a high tunnel?

I get this question quite often!  Mostly because we are using a high tunnel here in Anaktuvuk Pass.  I thought I would share a bit about what a high tunnel is and how it fits our goals of sustainable living here in the arctic wild. Our high tunnel consists of a sturdy steel frame, that... Continue Reading →

Seeds seeds and more seeds!

My most favorite part of the growing season is the part where you get to buy seeds!  It's really easy to go overboard though, and I thought I would write up a blog post on how I 'do' seeds and share some arctic gardening seed guidelines.  It's easy to get intimidated by all of the... Continue Reading →

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