Maine Home Garden News

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Maine Home Garden News — September 2021

In This Issue: September Is the Month to . . . Eager to Expand Your Planting Space? Put Down that Rototiller and Start Layering! Fall Frost Tolerance of Common Vegetables American Goldfinch Pruning Clematis 101 Fall Soil Amendments for the Vegetable Garden Bringing in Herbs for Winter Enjoyment Reader Exchange — More Shade! September Is […]

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Maine Home Garden News — August 2021

In This Issue: August Is the Month to . . . Protect Your Yard and Garden from Deer Crazy Worms in Maine Why Can’t I Grow Gooseberries and Currants in Maine? Harvest Hints Reader Exchange: Got Sun? Stay in the Loop with What’s Happening with Maine’s Trees August Is the Month to . . . […]

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Maine Home Garden News – July 2021

In This Issue: July Is the Month to . . . Garden CSI – How to Think Like a Diagnostician UMaine Extension Debuts New Food and Nutrition Blog Farmer Donations of Seedlings on the Rise Cookbooks for Gardeners Black Swallow-wort, the Bane of the Garden Ornamental Pests Why Are My Cucurbits Wilting? Year of the […]

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Maine Home Garden News — June 2021

In This Issue: June Is the Month to . . . Extending the Peony Season Quick Tip: Grow More Basil from Cuttings Supporting Your Tomatoes 101 Five Basic Guidelines for Planting and Caring for Trees and Shrubs Now is the Time to Be Thinking About Saving Seed Featured Container Garden Year of the Sunflower Tiny […]

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A large display of colorful tulips at the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden, Boothbay, Maine

Maine Home Garden News — May 2021

In This Issue: May Is the Month to . . . Pollinator Garden at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve Using Row Covers in the Garden Featured Container Garden Planting Chart for the Home Vegetable Garden Testing for Lead in Maine’s Soils Best Practices for Plant Sale Donors and Buyers in Maine May Is the Month to […]

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Maine Home Garden News — April 2021

In This Issue: April Is the Month for . . . Tips for Purchasing Healthy Plants and Seeds, and Preventing the Spread of Invasive Species Ask the Expert Plant Rotation in the Garden Based on Plant Families You Can Grow Sweet Potatoes in Maine Plant Monster: Creeping Bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides) A Review of A Year […]

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Maine Home Garden News — March 2021

In This Issue: March Is the Month to . . . Calendar of Apple Orchard Management Activities Protecting Home Gardens from Mammals: Fencing Season Extension in Action Backyard Bird of the Month Proposed State Rules to Slow the Spread of Emerald Ash Borer Upcoming Learning Opportunities March Is the Month to . . . By […]

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Maine Home Garden News — February 2021

In This Issue: A Note from the Editor February Is the Month to . . . What to Love About Bare Root Plants How to Clean and Sharpen Your Pruners Show Your Love for Pollinators Maine Pumpkin Growers Organization Don’t Miss the “Heads Up” Provided by the Detection of a Browntail Moth Web in Smyrna […]

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Maine Home Garden News — December 2020 Special Edition

In This Issue: Letter From the Editor Contributing Volunteers & Staff Thanks for Sharing Your Successes! Bonus Article: Keeping a Garden Record Letter From the Editor Dear Maine Home Garden News Readers, While the Maine Home Garden News normally runs from March to October, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the bright […]

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Maine Home Garden News — October 2020

In This Issue: October Is the Month to . . . An Interview with Phil Gaven, Proprietor of The Honey Exchange Seaweed in the Home Garden Betty Lynn Carr Design Lessons from My Mistakes Leave the Leaves! Monthly features: What Is It? Ask the Expert Did You Know? October Is the Month to . . […]

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