Maine Home Garden News


Maine Home Garden News — March 2020

In This Issue: March Is the Month to . . . Volunteer Profile: Hospitality House Five Favorite Ways to Use a Cold Frame This Spring Book Review: Mark Richardson and Dan Jaffe’s book, Native Plants for New England Gardens Native Plant Profile: Amelanchier Rural Living Day, April 4, 2020 NEW monthly features: What Is It? […]

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Maine Home Garden News — December 2019 Special Edition

In this time of reflection and gratitude… Dear Maine Home Garden News Readers, In this time of reflection and gratitude, I wanted to reach out one more time in 2019 to celebrate some of the individuals and groups that have made UMaine Cooperative Extension horticulture programming and outreach efforts a big success this year. The […]

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Maine Home Garden News — October 2019

October Is the Month to . . . Is Your Yard a Bare Cupboard for Pollinators? The Western Conifer Seed Bug 2020 Maine Garden Day: Save the Date! Gaultheria Procumbens, a Small Evergreen with a Large Scent Fun and Challenges of Building a Community Garden Food & Nutrition: Fall is for Food Safety October Is […]

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Maine Home Garden News — September 2019

September Is the Month to . . . Hügelkultur: Make Beautiful Soil with Woody Debris! Aphids Daffodil Tribute: United We Bloom App Allows Citizen Scientists to Contribute to Monarch Butterfly Research Growing to Give: A Nonprofit that Grows Organic Veggies to Donate to Local Food Pantries Food & Nutrition: How to Turn Your Harvest into […]

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Maine Home Garden News — August 2019

August Is the Month to . . . How to Divide Perennials in Late Summer and Early Fall The American Pelecinid Wasp False Anemone Climate Impacts on Maine Wild Blueberry Farms The University of Maine 4-H Center at Bryant Pond is Recruiting Volunteer Spotlight: Growing Beauty and History in Somerset County News Release: USDA Declares […]

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Maine Home Garden News — July 2019

July Is the Month to . . . Crop Rotation for Home Gardeners Managing Invasive Plants in Maine Japanese Stewartia: An Ornamental Tree for Every Season Volunteer Spotlight: Growing with Children at Camp Discovery on Webb Pond Food & Nutrition: The Missing Ingredient: Adherence of Food Blog Salsa Recipes to Home Canning Guidelines July Is […]

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Maine Home Garden News — June 2019

June Is the Month to . . . What Does Organic Gardening Really Mean? Moths: Another Important Backyard Pollinator Sundial Lupine and the Non-native Big-leaved Lupine Climate Impacts on Vegetable Farms: Interview with Lauchlin, Titus, CPAg Rose Chafer Maine Harvest for Hunger: 20 Years and Going Strong! UMaine Extension’s Home and Garden IPM Website Has […]

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Maine Home Garden News — May 2019

May Is the Month to . . . The Economics of Starting Seeds Indoors May Is Lyme Disease Awareness Month 2019 Spring Plant Sale Fundraisers in Maine: Find One Near You! Cecropia and the Dangers of Introduced Species American Hazelnut: A Low Maintenance Shrub with Big Rewards Passport to Summer Fun Project Food & Nutrition: […]

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Daffodils and tulips at the Maine Garden Show

Maine Home Garden News — April 2019

April Is the Month to . . . Home Grafting Techniques Crazy Worms in Maine Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) Adopt a Family: A Unique Approach to Matching Small-scale Growers with Young Maine Families Food & Nutrition: Food Safety and Backyard Flock April Is the Month to . . . By Rebecca Long, Agriculture and Food Systems […]

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Perennial sprouting through last season's leaves

Maine Home Garden News — March 2019

March Is the Month to . . . How to Make a Twiggy Trellis Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys Misbranded/Adulterated Pesticide Product Five Award-Winning Tomato Varieties to Consider Auburn Community Garden Initiative: Growing Community as Well as Plants Food & Nutrition: Cooking for Crowds — Food Safety Training for Volunteers March Is the […]

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