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211 Main StreetWhitehorse, YT Y1A2B2
204 Alexander StreetWhitehorse, YT Y1A2L4
38G Lewes BlvdWhitehorse, YT Y1A5B4
Yukon Flowers News
Aug 17, 2018
Happy birthday Boler: 100s of cute campers in Winnipeg for anniversary gathering
Bolers have been about creating memories for the last 50 years, Giles said. That's why campers from as far away as Texas, California, Newfoundland, Yukon and Vancouver Island have made the journey for the party.
"When you park in a campground, you have people coming up to you telling you stories about when they were youngsters and a relative or friend had a Boler," he said.
"And they are still making memories today."
... Feb 8, 2018
Heat Things Up In The Kitchen For Valentine's Day
Butternut Squash Au Gratin1 1/2 pounds butternut squash, peeled and sliced 1/4-inch thick1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, washed and sliced 1/4-inch thick2 tablespoons olive oil3 tablespoons thyme, picked1 cup milk1 cup heavy cream1/4 cup butter1/2 cups grated gruyere1 cup Asiago1 cup ParmesanPanko Topping1 tablespoon Chopped Parsley1 tablespoon Parmesan Cheese2 tablespoon Butter1 cup of Panko BreadcrumbsPreheat oven to 425°F, and prepare a 9x9 baking dish with butter.In a bowl, toss together butternut squash slices with olive oil, salt, pepper and 2 tablespoon of thyme. In another bowl, toss together Yukon Gold potatoes with olive oil, salt, pepper and thyme. Set aside.In a pot, heat milk,1 tablespoon of thyme, cream and butter to a simmer. Set aside.Begin layering gratin, starting with a 1/4 cup of cream mixture, followed by a layer of squash, a handful of gruyere and a sprinkling of cheese mixture. Repeat alternating layers of squash and potatoes, finishing the top with extra cheese and a sprinkling of thyme.Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Check doneness with a paring knife or toothpick in the middle. Mix ingredients for Panko Topping together. Remove foil and cook another 10 minutes until golden and bubbly. Sprinkle Panko mixture evenly on top and cook until golden brown , about 10 minutes. Sep 8, 2017
Refuge Notebook: How invasive plants invade the landscape
Brooks Range, the highway (and sweetclover) intersects some big river basins on both sides of the Alaska Range: Susitna, Nenana, Yukon, Kanuti and Koyukuk. Sweetclover seeds not only float well, but they prefer disturbed soils like those found on stream gravel bars, and so this becomes the means or vector by which this invasive plant can disperse across the landscape. In 2008, University of Alaska researchers fed sweetclover seeds to moose held captive at the Matanuska Experiment Farm in Palmer. Turns out that sweetclover seeds pass readily through the digestive systems of moose (and cattle) intact and so can be carried inland, away from streams or roads. This is how sweetclover spread from its initial introduction on a farm to roads to streams and finally elsewhere through wildlife.I was stewing about this dispersal chain as I drove over the Brooks Range and down onto the North Slope. The high Arctic is arguably the uber frontier in Alaska, a state often billed as the Last Frontier. Here, the flora are native and the ecosystems are natural. Yet, as the Dalton Highway swings towards the Sag River, 50 miles north of Atigun Pass, I spied a patch of bluish-purple flowers growing on a “restored” right-of-way that paralleled the road. Turns out these were the blooms of Creeping Thistle (Cirsium arvense), another Old World invasive also introduced to North America in the 1600s, probably as a contaminant in crop seed or ship ballast. Because it is not palatable to most livestock, Creeping Thistle is formally listed by several states, including Alaska, as a noxious weed. In fact, Creeping Thistle can be so problematic that control legislation was enacted as early as 1795 in Vermont and 1831 in New York. So how did it get there? The northern-most infestation previously found in Alaska was at Stevens Village, 200 miles to the south on the Yukon River. While it’s possible seeds were transported by “dirty” heavy equipment used in the r... (Kenai Peninsula Online)Jul 27, 2017
Invaders: Many common 'wildflowers' are invasive species in the Yukon
Narrow-leaf hawksbeard are, according to the Yukon Invasive Species Council website, an invasive plant which “once established is hard to remove.” Not knowing their proper name, I had been calling them tall dandelions because their small, bright yellow flowers have a mild resemblance to the native plant and because their blossoms also turn to white fluff when the plant goes to seed. I routinely pick large bouquets of them to brighten up my cabin because they last a few days when cut and seem to be everywhere which is unsurprising, since each plant produces around 49,000 seeds.While pretty in its own way, narrow-leaf hawksbeard, along with thistle and sweet clover, is one of the most troublesome invasive plants in the Yukon, said Andrea Altherr, program coordinator for the YISC.“They impact our agriculture tremendously,” Altherr said. “If you get them in your farm field, they can reduce productivity. They also negatively impact biodiversity, pushing out native species.”The YISC lists 21 invasive species of plants in the Yukon. You often see these plants every day and...Mar 23, 2017
Gardens of Love: Carol Brush
Joyce, who fried them up “just the other day.” Next year she’d like to plan so she has “a second crop of potatoes, black, Yukon, and red.” Carol does not have a specific time of day she works in her garden, “only not in the heat of the day. Sometimes in my pajamas, absolutely.” Carol’s husband works in the garden a few hours every week and loves to pick strawberries and help harvest, which in the fall is a lot of carrots.Since Carol has more time for her garden now, I wondered if chickens might be in her future, since she and George no longer have a sailboat and the maintenance that goes along with it. The answer was no; for the first time in their lives, they are no longer tied down, but look forward to picking up and going when and where they want. They planted miniature fruit trees in the back of their home 30 years ago, when they moved in, Carol boasted, but unfortunately last year was not an ideal one for fruit. They have pears, peaches, apples, and many beetlebung trees surrounding the house. The boxwoods all come from her mother-in-law’s former home, the Fanny Blair house in Vineyard Haven. Carol just wants “everything simpler to take care of” at this point in her life.Inside Carol’s home is a specially designed window to hold her plants brought inside for the winter. I was particularly impressed by the peaceful relationship Carol enjoys with her garden. When I tell her this, she says, “It’s a learning curve. They’ll tell you what they need, just like children.” And if you don’t listen to them, “they’ll die, so you learn.” And each time I visit another garden I, too, am learning. (Martha's Vineyard Times)