2020 Peony Festival

The Georgeson Botanical Garden has peonies!!! And once again we’re having a fundraiser highlighting these gorgeous flowers – only this time, a Covid-19 version. For $50.00, you will receive two dozen short-stemmed peonies. So that you can enjoy these blooms for a longer time, you’ll receive one dozen on Tuesday July 14 and the other […]

Citizen science opportunities

Are you inspired by the natural wonders you can see at the Georgeson Botanical Garden? Join scientific projects as a citizen scientist! Check out some opportunities on our new citizen science page.

Amazon Smile

Are you buying gardening supplies (or anything else) on Amazon? Don’t forget to log onto https://smile.amazon.com and select the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society! We will receive a small donation from Amazon every time you shop, at no cost to you.

Pruning Roses

By Susan Crevensten of the Fairbanks Garden Club The Fairbanks Garden Club would like to share some pruning tips that we learned at our last meeting up at the Botanical Gardens.  Janet Matheson presented the program on “Pruning Roses” for the Monthly meeting. To begin, Janet advised sharp pruners, a pair of “loppers” (long-handled pruners) […]

So, You Have Everything Planted. Now What?

By Glenna Gannon, GBG Vegetable Variety Trials Research Coordinator It is that time of year where you have probably just got your garden completely planted and everything is feeling great! Of course it is rewarding to sit back and enjoy your efforts while you watch your garden grow, however the seasoned gardener knows their work […]