MAR 8 - 12:00-4:00pm
Learn about the history of the Iditarod with hands-on exhibits and local sled dogs
At The Alaska Zoo
Classes are free unless otherwise noted.
Space is limited so please sign up in the store or by calling 276-6016.
March 15 - 10 a.m. Dahlias
- Local dahlia experts and State Fair winners, the Morrows, will share their extensive knowledge of successful dahlia growing! Learn from the best.
March 22 - 10 a.m. Worm Composting
- Put kitchen waste to use with this interesting and easy way to compost.
March 29 - 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Organic Gardening
- Renowned author, instructor and gardener Ellen Vande Visse will present basic organic gardening practices. Learn how to be a successful organic gardener in the north!
April 5 - 10 a. m. Fruit Growing in Alaska
- Apples, berries (and more) are easily grown in the Anchorage area. Debbie Hinchey, from Northern Fruit Growers, will share her knowledge for adding interest and food production to the landscape.
April 12 - 10 a.m. Peonies
- Peonies add color and interest to every garden. Julie Riley will teach how to grow these beautiful flowers.
April 19 - Raised Bed Gardening in Alaska with Leslie Hately 10 a.m.
- Get the most out of your veggie gardens. Warmer soils bring higher yield.
April 26 - Seed Saving and Heirloom Gardening 10 a.m.
- Found Root Seeds will teach seed saving techniques and the importance of heirloom gardening.
- In 2015 Anchorage turns 100! Local garden designer and artist, Ayse Gilbert, will talk about the early days of gardening in Anchorage and exciting designs to celebrate the centennial in your garden!
May 3 - 10 a.m. Worm Composting
- Worm composting is easy to do year round.