Fairbanks Garden Club Scholarship Opportunity

Fairbanks Garden Club Scholarship Opportunity

The Fairbanks Garden Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship! The Application is open to University of Alaska Fairbanks students majoring in Natural Resources Management, Horticulture, Agriculture, Plant Conservation, and/or related studies. To apply, please email a short (one page) description of your interests, pursuits and accomplishments, and your future intentions in the area of horticulture, […]

Now Hiring Seasonal Garden Staff!

Now Hiring Seasonal Garden Staff!

Come join our team! The Georgeson Botanical Garden is seeking talented and energetic individuals to be a part of our 2021 Summer Team! Application deadline is March 31, 2021. Links for staff and student positions below: For more information please contact Lacey Higham lrhigham@alaska.edu

Pacific Region Garden Clubs Scholarship

Pacific Region Garden Clubs Scholarship

The Pacific Region Garden Clubs has several $1,000 scholarships available but the application must be submitted by March 1 end of day!! If you are interested in the PRGC scholarship, the information can be found by clicking the button below! Note the the website states there is one scholarship but due to special fundraising, there will […]

Twenty Years of Peonies

Twenty Years of Peonies

By Patricia Holloway, Professor Emerita of Horticulture at the University of Alaska Fairbanks This summer marks the twentieth year since we planted our first peonies and started our research at the Garden! Now there are over 133 growers statewide, and the peony industry is alive and well. I summarized the peony industry in 2019 for […]

Realm of Roses – An Introduction to Rosa

Realm of Roses – An Introduction to Rosa

By Shelby Reynolds, GBG Friends Volunteer, Follow her here @little.cabin.life   A Brief History Roses (Rosa L.) are a beautiful genus of plants that grow at Georgeson Botanical Garden. They have a long history that is deeply woven into the human experience. In fact, according to fossil evidence, the rose plant is approximately 35 million […]