Maine Home Garden News

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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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Cherry tree in blossom

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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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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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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red, white, and blue petunias with American flag

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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