Maine Home Garden News

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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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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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Maine Home Garden News — June 2016

June Is the Month to . . . Plant of the Month: Old Gardener Finds a New Plant What I Did on My Summer Vacation — the Prequel Learning and Laughter: The Hancock/Washington County Master Gardener Book Club Food & Nutrition: Storing and Preparing Homegrown Vegetables for Optimal Nutrition Photos by Edwin Remsberg, unless otherwise […]

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Maine Home Garden News — May 2016

May Is the Month to . . . What is a Community Garden? My Favorite Flower: Iris Maine Harvest for Hunger Reached Milestones in 2015 Food & Nutrition: Fiddleheads and Rhubarb — Maine Foods for May Become a Citizen Scientist and Help Research Wild Leeks in Maine! May Is the Month to . . . […]

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Maine Home Garden News — April 2016

April Is the Month to . . . Citizen Scientists Needed to Help with the Maine Wild Leek Project Project Profile: “Kid’s Harvest!” in Standish Maine with Master Gardener Mim Walker Wild Tulips (Tulipa turkestanica, biflora fosterina, tarda, sylvestris, etc.) Food & Nutrition: Basic “Your Choice” Vinaigrette April Is the Month to . . . […]

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Maine Home Garden News — March 2016

March Is the Month to . . . Prune Your Blueberries! Staff Favorites — Pussy Willow (Salix discolor) Two Years of One Tomato Food & Nutrition: Make Mine REAL Maple Syrup! March Is the Month to . . . By Amy Witt, Home Horticulturist, UMaine Exyension Cumberland County Prune fruit trees and certain woody landscape […]

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