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Maine Home Garden News — October 2018

October Is the Month to . . . Avoid Ticks While Enjoying Your Garden Lindera benzoin: A Rare but Useful Shrub Blaine House Gardens Mainers Urged to Sign Up for Free Disposal of Unusable Pesticides Food & Nutrition: Relish Please, let us know about the difference we have made in your gardening endeavors! We hope […]

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Maine Home Garden News — September 2018

September Is the Month to . . . Establishing a Wildflower Garden from Seed Goldenrods and Asters: Ecologically Functional Perrenials for your Autumn Garden Slow Growth Approach and Dedicated Volunteers Produce Big Results at Manchester Elementary School Long Thought to Be Extirpated Unicorn Root Found Food & Nutrition: Specialty Ingredients Used in Preserving Pickles September […]

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bee on butterfly weed

Maine Home Garden News — August 2018

August Is the Month to . . . Now Is a Great Time to Take Stem Cuttings Anenome ‘Honorine Jobert’ Ecotat Gardens and Arboretum Food & Nutrition: Preserving Tomatillos August Is the Month to . . . By Tori Lee Jackson, Associate Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Androscoggin and […]

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Maine Home Garden News — July 2018

July Is the Month to . . . Weed Control Methods Plant Profile: Viburnum lentago (nannyberry) The Gardens at UMaine’s 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Blueberry Cove Food & Nutrition: Starting a Value-Added Food Business July Is the Month to . . . By Kate Garland, Horticultural Professional, UMaine Extension Penobscot County Find great […]

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Maine Home Garden News — June 2018

June Is the Month to . . . The Scoop on Neonicotinoids Minimizing Disease Pressure Miniature Rose Plants — Divas Need Not Apply Volunteer Spotlight: Forest Hills Gardens in Jackman Food & Nutrition: Ways to Use Less Sugar in Homemade Jams and Jellies June Is the Month to . . . By Kathy Hopkins, Extension […]

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Mourning Cloak butterfly on blossoming lilac bush in front of the Page Farm Museum, UMaine campus, Orono, Maine

Maine Home Garden News — May 2018

May Is the Month to . . . Invasive Blooms that Belie their Nasty Tendencies Kids Can Grow: Twenty Years of Youth Gardening and Still Growing Planting for Fall — How Late Can You Plant? Food & Nutrition: Refrigerator Spring Pickles No Ticks 4 ME May Is the Month to . . . By Frank […]

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Maine Home Garden News — April 2018

April Is the Month to . . . Finding Gardening-Life Balance Getting Your Garden Tools Ready for the Season 2017 One TomatoTM Distribution Food & Nutrition: Using Fresh Herbs in Cooking April Is the Month to . . . By Trisha Smith, Community Education Assistant, UMaine Extension Piscataquis County Get outside and see the earth […]

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crocus blossoms sticking up through snow

Maine Home Garden News — March 2018

March Is the Month to . . . Practice Pruning Trees and Shrubs this Spring Last Chance to help with the Maine Wild Leek Project! Sowing the Seeds of Gleaning Food & Nutrition: Master Food Preserver: A Decade of Success! March Is the Month to . . . By Donna Coffin, Extension Professor, UMaine Extension […]

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colorful autumn foliage

Maine Home Garden News — October 2017

October Is the Month to . . . Fir Tip & Wreath Season Cephalanthus occidentalis (Common Buttonbush) Piscataquis Passport Project Food & Nutrition: When It’s Time to Store Canning Supplies… October Is the Month to . . . By Cathryn Kloetzli, Extension Professional in Agriculture and Food Systems, UMaine Extension Oxford County Stock up on […]

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butterfly on fall flower

Maine Home Garden News — September 2017

September Is the Month to . . . Leek Moth: A New Pest of Alliums in Maine New York Ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis) In-Field and Farmers Market Gleaning Obsolete Pesticide Collection Food & Nutrition: Preserving Tomatoes September Is the Month to . . . By Lynne Holland, Community Education Assistant (Home Horticulture), UMaine Extension Androscoggin and […]

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