2023 Alaska Flower U-Pick Farms and Orchards - PickYourOwn.org
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Flower U-Pick Orchards in Alaska in 2023, by county
Below are the U-Pick orchards and farms for flowers that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have flowers orchards that are open to the public. If you know of any others, please tell us using the add a farm form!
Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! If I cannot reach them, I DON'T GO!
PLEASE report closed farms, broken links and incorrect info using the "Report Corrections" form below.
Fairbanks North Star Borough
Maggie's Farm - flowers, porta-potties 2770 Freeman Road, North Pole, AK 99705. Phone: (907) 987-4034. Email: email@example.com. Open: Sunday through Saturday while the peonies are blooming 12 noon to 5 pm. Directions: 1.25 mile Freeman Road, North Pole across from Florence Road. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Maggie's Farm Facebook page. . (UPDATED: July 01, 2021) (ADDED: June 22, 2020)
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
The Big M Farm - No pesticides are used beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, currants (red), flowers, gooseberries, kale, lavender, loganberries, other berries, peas, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), rhubarb, saskatoons, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, 314.5 Parks Highway, Nenana, AK 99760. Phone: (907) 978-8984. Email: Thebigmfarm@gmail.com. Open: Usually 9am to 9pm. Directions: 314.5 Parks Highway. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. . Usually open July 4 through September 1. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Check out our Facebook page for information. (ADDED: January 07, 2020)
Flower Picking Tips, and Information
Farms that offer U-pick or pick-your-own flowers are becoming more common.
Once picked, quickly get the stems into water
Get them out of the hot sun after picking to increase shelf life. Cool shade is best.
Re-cut stems while underwater - once you get home. Making a fresh cut, while the cut end is submerged helps the stem to take up water and avoid a