Maine Home Garden News

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Maine Home Garden News — September 2020

In This Issue: September Is the Month to . . . Cocktails in the Garden — Pandemic-style Gardener Profile: Lisa Colburn Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer Wild Seed Project Profile UMaine Extension Offers Pollinator-friendly Garden Certification Monthly features: What Is It? Ask the Expert Did You Know? September Is the Month to […]

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Maine Home Garden News — August 2020

In This Issue: August Is the Month to . . . Gardener Profile: Carol and Vinal Smith Lead in Maine’s Soil Sphex pensylvanicus: The Great Black Wasp The Buzz of Bees Covid-19 Information for Farmers’ Market Shoppers Bees of Maine: Family Colletidae A Review of The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (2016) Gardener […]

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Maine Home Garden News — July 2020

In This Issue: July Is the Month to . . . Lenore Tipping and Tom Spitz Label Interpretation Bees of Maine Oxford Garden A Review of A Field Guide to Your Own Back Yard by John Hanson (1999) Gardener Confessions: Mistakes, We’ve Made a Few… (Part 1) Monthly Features: What Is It? Ask the Expert […]

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Maine Home Garden News — June 2020

In This Issue: June Is the Month to . . . Gardener Profile: Herb Crosby Bees of Maine: Family Halictidae Doug Tallamy Invites Gardeners to Create a Homegrown National Park Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Part Sun NEW monthly features: What Is It? Ask the Expert Did You Know? June Is the Month to . […]

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Maine Home Garden News — May 2020

In This Issue: May Is the Month to . . . Conway Homestead Garden in Camden: A Dream Come True A Review of The Moth Snowstorm by Michael McCarthy (2015) Bees of Maine: Family Megachilidae Advice for the Transplanted Gardener Growing Potatoes in Grow Bags Building an Accessible V-Bed Garden Learning Opportunities for Maine Gardeners […]

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Maine Home Garden News — April 2020

In This Issue: April Is the Month to . . . Meet Your Farmers: Peter and Julie Beckford of Rebel Hill Farm, Liberty, Maine Pruning Raspberries and Blackberries The Garden Primer Tiny Swede Midge Causes Big Crop Damage in Maine Family Apidae, Bees of Maine A Note from the Editor Monthly features: What Is It? […]

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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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