Ester Dome, Ester: Picked some ripe highbush cranberry, and good raspberries and rosehips.
Ester Dome, Ester: Picked red currants. Not that many, but nice. Rosehips starting to ripen.
Ester Dome, Ester: Red currants are red but tart still. Some raspberries are ready but sickly this year. Highbush cranberry berries are beginning to redden. Green rosehips.
Mat-Su: Blueberries are being picked all over the Valley and Anchorage. Rosehips and watermelon berry, and highbush cranberry are all ripe.
Ester Dome, Ester: Has been hot statewide and high/extreme fire danger. Rose petals mostly off, some rosehips, lots of rose galls. Tons of wildflowers: tall jacob’s ladder, yellow cinquefoil, dogwood, labrador tea, cotton grass, capitate valarian, etc. Extra lots of bluebell. Raspberry flowering with some green berries. Abundant nagoonberry flowering. Cloudberry finishing flowering. Soapberry ripe. Red currant, crowberry, and highbush/lowbush cranberry have green berries. Nice green blueberries with some purple color.
Matanuska River Park, Palmer: Lots of really good red currants. Very tasty and ripe. Lots of half ripe highbush cranberry. Some nice watermelon berries. Also lots of soapberry and baneberry around. Also rosehips ready.
Kincaid Park, Anchorage: Lots of ripe raspberries. Ripe rose hips. Some ripe red currants. Lots of elderberries everywhere.
Ester Dome, Ester: Highbush cranberry plants’ leaves have all gone red. The berries are very ripe. There are also ripe rosehips everywhere.