Tag: Maine Home Garden News

Invasive Plant Management

Perhaps you already know how to recognize invasive plants and why they are harmful. What can we do about invasive plants? This presentation will cover key steps in managing invasive […]

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Invasive Plant Ecology and Identification

Invasive plants can over-run wildlife habitat, strangle trees, and change soil microbe communities in ways that harm forests and other natural areas. You can help by learning to recognize these […]

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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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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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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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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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