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Killarney raspberries“Grow It Right!” Benefit Plant Sale

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and its Master Gardener Volunteers are offering a “Grow it Right!” plant sale in 2015 to raise funds for its Master Gardener Volunteers program. The educational aspect of this special project sets it apart from other plant sales. Learn more.

Volunteers collect onions for Maine Harvest for Hunger; photo by Edwin RemsbergUniversity of Maine Cooperative Extension provides home gardeners with practical, how-to solutions based on university research.

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April is the month to…

Start vegetable seedlings such as tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, and early crops of lettuce, greens and spinach. For more information, see Starting Seeds At Home.

Plans for building a seed stand: diagram and materials list [Word; PDF]

For timely information throughout the gardening season, see Maine Home Garden News.