Our Alaska (AK) Landscape, Garden & Pond supply Members are passionate about supplying their customers with the highest quality supplies and advice so they can create the perfect landscape, garden, deck or water feature for your Alaska backyard. Their professionalism and belief in customer service combined with an unbridled passion for outdoor projects allows them to assist their customers in turning their dreams into reality. If you’re considering doing an outdoor project yourself in the Alaska (AK) area you should consider chosing a supply business listed on this page.
Finding a destination garden center in Alaska offering creative solutions and unique products for your garden and outdoor living spaces is a true find. Full service garden centers offer trees, shrubs, roses, perennials, annuals, herbs, and mulch by the bag or in bulk. They also may carry a full line of chemicals, fertilizers and insecticides for the care and keeping of your landscape.
Beautiful living environments are all about a celebration of nature, sustainability, and health. Garden centers listed in the Alaska network offer some or all of the following services
Trees & Shrubs
Whether you’re planting fragrant flowering shrubs or opting for a living wall made of carefree evergreens, shrubs and bushes are the standout plantings in any garden. From cotton candy-colored hydrangeas to butterfly-enticing buddleia (aptly named butterfly bushes), you can add color, style and visual interest to your garden and enjoy it year after year. Design theme plantings and garden accents around the centerpiece of majestic trees and shrubs and enjoy its ever-increasing beauty for many seasons to come.
Roses & Perennials
Perennial plants provide pollen, nectar, seeds and nesting material for birds and butterflies. Perennial groundcovers can reduce soil erosion and create interest in pathways, on slopes, along roadsides and ditches. Naturally, the greatest advantage that perennials have is that they come back year-after-year.
Annuals & Herbs
Annual flowers can provide a constant source of cut flowers throughout the growing season. They can fill areas in the flower border where other plants such as perennials have died back, leaving a glaring gap.
Rock & Gravel
Rocks are great at suffocating weeds and show a better success rate at weed-prevention than mulch. Stone cover is perfect for low-water gardens and landscapes. However, stones aren't the perfect solution for gardens that may get a lot of sun because they can hold more heat than mulch.
Mulch & Topsoil
Mulch helps improve soil moisture and prevents plants from drying out too quickly. Mulch helps reduce soil erosion and soil compaction. Mulch helps maintain optimal soil temperatures by creating a barrier from the heat and cold.
Pond water treatments are designed to break down excess nutrients and fish waste, eliminate muck, and remove debris from rocks and gravel. Find pond treatment solutions including water conditioners, beneficial bacteria additives, natural barley products, and more at our Pond Supply Store Members.
Plants absorb nutrients in the water from fish waste and reduces nutrient availability slowing algae blooms. Shade and protection for fish. Plants can provide a hiding place for fish from predators both above and below the water.
Descendants of the common carp, koi excellent pond fish and are made for outdoor living. They can tolerate a wide range of temperatures and are very hardy fish. The biggest problem with koi is that those cute 5-7″ babies can top out to over 2′! Make sure you have enough room in your pond for those babies to grow into behemoths.
Just like breeds of dogs, there are may breeds of goldfish. The ones that make a good living as outdoor pond fish are the long-bodied, non-fancy varieties, commonly known as comets. Sarasas and shubunkins retain good swimming ability, but are usually overbred.
Behind every healthy pond is a a good filter system. Pond filters are essential devices to achieve the perfect water garden system. The purpose a pond filter is to remove algae and debris, such as leaves, waste and other organics from the pond. Keeping the water healthy and clear. Without a filter, ponds are at risk of suffering from water parameter imbalances and algae problems.
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alaska County & Town Reference
Aleutians East, Aleutians West, Anchorage, Bethel, Chugach, Denali, Dillingham, Fairbanks North Star, Hoonah-angoon, Juneau, Kenai Peninsula, Ketchikan Gateway, Kodiak Island, Kusilvak, Lake And Peninsula, Matanuska-susitna, Nome, North Slope, Northwest Arctic, Petersburg, Prince Of Wales-hyder, Sitka, Southeast Fairbanks, Wrangell, Yukon-koyukuk
alaska State Information
Alaska is not divided into counties, as most of the other U.S. states, but it is divided into boroughs. Delegates to the Alaska Constitutional Convention wanted to avoid the pitfalls of the traditional county system and adopted their own unique model. Many of the more densely populated parts of the state are part of Alaska's 16 boroughs, which function somewhat similarly to counties in other states. However, unlike county-equivalents in the other 49 states, the boroughs do not cover the entire land area of the state. The area not part of any borough is referred to as the Unorganized Borough.
The Unorganized Borough has no government of its own, but the U.S. Census Bureau in cooperation with the state divided the Unorganized Borough into 11 census areas solely for the purposes of statistical analysis and presentation. A recording district is a mechanism for management of the public record in Alaska. The state is divided into 34 recording districts which are centrally administered under a state recorder. All recording districts use the same acceptance criteria, fee schedule, etc., for accepting documents into the public record.
Whereas many U.S. states use a three-tiered system of decentralization—state/county/township—most of Alaska uses only two tiers—state/borough. Owing to the low population density, most of the land is located in the Unorganized Borough. As the name implies, it has no intermediate borough government but is administered directly by the state government. In 2000, 57.71% of Alaska's area has this status, with 13.05% of the population. Wikipedia