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Maine Home Garden News — June 2022

In This Issue: June Is the Month to . . . A Gardener’s Balancing Act: Encouraging Pollinators and Managing Ticks Four Steps to Making Your Landscape Pollinator-Friendly June Maine Garden Harvest Guide Growing Wild Blueberries at Home Northern Flicker A Therapist’s Garden: Using Plants to Revitalize Your Spirit. by Erik Keller (Black Rose Writing, 2022) […]

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Maine Home Garden News – May 2022

In This Issue: For Cindy… May Is the Month to . . . Rewild Your Connection With Nature Consider your Bird Feeder: Risk Management for Bird Flu, Spring 2022 Quince, The Forgotten Royal Fruit Maine Public Gardens: Asticou Azalea Garden, Northeast Harbor, Maine Ruby-throated Hummingbird Tick Wise Lyme Disease in Maine For Cindy . . […]

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Maine Home Garden News — April 2022

In This Issue: April Is the Month to . . . Plant a Peach Tree — You Won’t Regret It! Live Staking for Stream Restoration Hedgerows and Homes Common Grackle Maine Day of Giving, April 27, 2022: Support the Maine Master Gardener Volunteers Program April Is the Month to . . . By Sandra Mitchell, […]

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Maine Home Garden News — March 2022

In This Issue: March Is the Month to . . . Homegrown Nutella? Let Me Introduce You to the American Hazelnut (Corylus americana). Seedfolks: 101 fictional pages of how a vacant lot turned garden can impact humanity (Harper Trophy, 1997) by Paul Fleischman Basic Steps for Pruning Multi-stemmed Shrubs Maine Public Gardens: McLaughlin Garden and […]

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Maine Home Garden News — February 2022

In This Issue: Editors Note: Much Love for the Maine Home Garden Newsletter Team! February Is the Month to . . . A Review of The Green Gardeners Guide: Simple, Significant Actions to Protect & Preserve Our Planet by Joe Lampl The Adventures of Raising Seedlings “Off the Grid”! Great Horned Owls Updates to Maine’s […]

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Maine Home Garden News — January 2022

In This Issue: January Is the Month to . . . Sightings: Vole Runways Evening Grosbeak A Review of The Earth Knows My Name: Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic Americans by Patricia Elindienst (Beacon Press, 2006) Wabanaki Writings Reader Exchange January Is the Month to . . . By Kate Garland, […]

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Maine Home Garden News — December 2021

In This Issue: Titles to Inspire Young Gardeners Wreaths and Garlands — Check Before You Buy Eastern Bluebird Tips for Growing Houseplants in Maine Series Send Holiday Cheer, Not Pests: Follow Out-Of-State Plant Health Regulations Practical Gifts for the Gardener on Your List Titles to Inspire Young Gardeners By Kate Garland, Horticulturist; Michelle Wright, RSU […]

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Maine Home Garden News — November 2021

In This Issue: November Is the Month to . . . Why Do Insects Have to Be Either ‘Beneficial’ or ‘Pests’? City Rat, Country Rat — Prevent Your Garden from Being a Source of Unwanted Rodent Pests Black-capped Chickadee Curbside Composting Programs The Winter Harvest Handbook, by Eliot Coleman (2009) November Is the Month to […]

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Maine Home Garden News — October 2021

In This Issue: October Is the Month to . . . Mushrooms on Lawns Obsolete Pesticide Disposal Vagrant Hummingbirds A Review of Northeastern Garden Book (Sunset Publishing Corp., 2001) Common Witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana) Eye-Spotted Lady Beetle (Anatis mali) Reader Exchange — Making Lemonade Out of Lemons October Is the Month to . . . By […]

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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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