Gardening in Juneau, Alaska - Knowledgebase Question

Juneau, Al
Question by jimwakefield
February 20, 2009
Why doesnt your regional map include Alaska and Hawaii? You have stores in both places. I live in Juneau, Alaska and am frustrated when I find garden guides that do not include us.

Answer from NGA
February 20, 2009


Juneau is USDA zone 6. The Cooperative Extension Experiment Station in Juneau reports the following plants are outstanding in your area: Alyssum, Lobelia, Pansy, and Fuchsia. For sunnier garden spots, try: Zinnia, Verbena, Snapdragon, Sweetpeas, Marigold, Dahlia, Calendula, Carnation and Petunia.

Here's a local source for help with your gardening questions: University of Alaska Cooperative Extension, Box 20109, Federal Building Lobby, Juneau, AK, 99802-0109
Phone 586-7102. You can pick up or download lots of publications with information specific to your gardening region. Best wishes with your garden!

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