Maine Home Garden News

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Maine Home Garden News — August 2017

August Is the Month to . . . Northern Bayberry: A Resilient, Functional Native Shrub for the Sunny Maine Garden Not Your Grandmother’s Cutting Garden Fair Season in Maine Food & Nutrition: The Cost of Preserving in Maine August Is the Month to . . . By Cathryn Kloetzli, Extension Professional in Agriculture and Food […]

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Maine Home Garden News — July 2017

July Is the Month to . . . Plant of the Month: Pinus strobus (Eastern White Pine) Growing Peppers Mild and HOT! Maine State Beekeepers Are Buzzing Around the State Food & Nutrition: Freezing Green Beans July Is the Month to . . . By Liz Stanley, Horticulture Program Coordinator, UMaine Extension Knox, Lincoln and […]

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Maine Home Garden News — June 2017

June Is the Month to . . . Summer’s Flowers: Sunflowers Understanding Weeds to Understand Weed Control Community Garden at the Dempsey Center for Cancer, Hope & Healing Grows! Food & Nutrition: Garlic Scapes and Freezing Pesto June Is the Month to . . . By Richard Brzozowski, Food System Program Administrator, UMaine Extension Be […]

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cooked fiddleheads and lobster rolls

Maine Home Garden News — May 2017

May Is the Month to . . . Testing Your Garden Soil — Use a Home Test Kit? The Tom Settlemire Community Garden, Brunswick, Maine Master Gardeners Linton and Bonnie Studdiford Maine Composts Week: May 7-13 Be Tick Smart to Prevent Tickborne Diseases Food & Nutrition — Fiddleheads and Rhubarb: Maine Foods for May May […]

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Maine Home Garden News — April 2017

April Is the Month to . . . Gardening is for the Birds! Maine Harvest for Hunger’s Collaboration with Southern York County Food Pantries Maine’s Wild Leeks (Allium tricoccum) Food & Nutrition: Food Safety for Food Pantry Donations April Is the Month to . . . By Amy Witt, Horticulturist, UMaine Extension Cumberland County Celebrate […]

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Bee on yellow flower

Maine Home Garden News — March 2017

March Is the Month to . . . Gardening for Biodiversity Staff Picks: Acer species “Plant a Pollinator Garden!” Kicks Off at Maine Flower Show Food & Nutrition: Sprout Safety March Is the Month to . . . By Tori Jackson, Extension Educator: Agriculture and Natural Resources, UMaine Extension Androscoggin & Sagadahoc Counties Prepare your […]

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Fresh produce collected for food pantries

Maine Home Garden News — October 2016

October Is the Month to . . . Give Hardworking Garden Tools a Good Conditioning before Putting Them Away Merrymeeting Gleaners Grow a Little Garlic Food & Nutrition: Making Better Baked Goods October Is the Month to . . . By Kate Garland, Horticulturist, and Jonathan Foster, Horticulture Community Education, Coordinator Rogers Farm Demonstration Garden, […]

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Fall foliage of Redvein Enkianthus

Maine Home Garden News — September 2016

September Is the Month to . . . Understanding How Drought Impacts Our Landscape Redvein Enkianthus: A Functional Plant for All Seasons Master Gardener Volunteer Project Profile: Westrum House in Topsham Food & Nutrition: Preserving Relish Safely September Is the Month to . . . By Lynne Holland, Community Education Assistant (Home Horticulture), UMaine Extension […]

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Master Gardener course participant Tony Aman examines the reproductive parts of a flower in Basic Botany.

Maine Home Garden News — August 2016

August Is the Month to . . . Sowing Native Seeds Staff Favorites: Wildflowers Master Gardener Mentors Can Ease the Transition for New Trainees Food & Nutrition: New “Choice” Salsa Recipe August Is the Month to . . . By Tori Lee Jackson, Associate Professor of Agriculture & Natural Resources, UMaine Extension in Androscoggin and […]

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fresh spinach

Maine Home Garden News — July 2016

July Is the Month to . . . Plan Now for Delicious Nutritious Fall Greens… Plant of the Month: A Spring Perennial Classic University of Maine Gardens at Tidewater Farm Food & Nutrition: Freezing and Using Leafy Greens Photos by Edwin Remsberg, unless otherwise noted. July Is the Month to . . . By Kate […]

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