Maine Home Garden News

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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Maine Home Garden News — October 2015

October Is the Month to . . . Winter Is the Time to . . . Help Us Celebrate Farm to School Month! Meet Maine’s Master Gardeners: John Beraud Food & Nutrition: How to Prepare Winter Squash October Is the Month to . . . By Peter Bastien, Community Education Assistant, UMaine Extension Somerset County […]

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Maine Home Garden News — September 2015

September Is the Month to . . . Co-existing with Woodchucks in the Garden Fiddleheads: Grow Your Own! Meet Maine’s Master Gardeners: Elissa Gifford Food & Nutrition: Let’s Preserve Tomatoes! September Is the Month to . . . By Kathy Hopkins, Extension Educator, UMaine Extension Somerset County Continue harvesting crops. Donate excess produce through the […]

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Maine Home Garden News — August 2015

August Is the Month to . . . Cultivating a New Generation of Gardeners Managing Landscape Plants in Clay Soil The Importance of Light in Raising Chickens for Eggs Meet Maine’s Master Gardeners: Karen Conlon August Is the Month to . . . By Tori Lee Jackson, Associate Professor of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University […]

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Maine Home Garden News — July 2015

July Is the Month to . . . In the Orchard New Fact Sheet — Let’s Preserve: Dried Herbs York County Master Gardener “Diggin’ It” Garden Tour July Is the Time to Plan for Cover Crops Topsham Public Library Garden Projects Savor the Season Pickling: Beyond Cucumbers July Is the Month to . . . […]

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Maine Home Garden News — June 2015

June Is the Month to . . . Growing Vegetables in Clay Soil The Seed — What a Remarkable Package! Meet Maine’s Master Gardeners: Pat Bears Green Beans June Is the Month to . . . By Donna Coffin, Extension Educator, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Piscataquis County Finish planting your cold-susceptible transplants like tomatoes, […]

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Maine Home Garden News — May 2015

May Is the Month to . . . Mini-hoophouse for the Home Garden Lyme Disease Awareness — Message from Maine CDC The DEAN Garden: A Master Gardener Volunteer Project for People Living with HIV Using Fresh Herbs in the Kitchen May Is the Month to . . . By Amy Witt, Horticulturist, University of Maine […]

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Maine Home Garden News — April 2015

April Is the Month to . . . Perennial Food Crops for Your Backyard An Edible Landscape Enticing Beneficial Insects to Your Garden Project Profile: The Penobscot County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden at Rogers Farm Edible Wild Spring Greens: Fiddleheads and More! Maine Greenhouse and Nursery Day April Is the Month to . . . […]

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Maine Home Garden News — March 2015

March Is the Month to . . . Maine Gardening Challenges for 2015 One Tomato Project Glass Gem Corn — “The most beautiful corn in the world” Planning a Preserving Garden March Is the Month to . . . By Peter Bastien, Community Education Assistant, UMaine Extension Somerset County, peter.d.bastien@maine.edu Force trees and branches. Forsythia is […]

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