Monthly Archives: June 2019

Sugar Hill Lupines

SCMGA is extremely fortunate to have exceptional photographers, who share their amazing photos with us. Walter Keane spent an early morning this week photographing purple, pink and white lupines in several fields while enjoying beautiful weather and a great view of … Continue reading

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Wordless but beautiful Wednesday

Submitted by:  Jon B., MG since 1996

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Weed Cloth Be Gone

Gardeners at Hyder Family Hospice House have been removing weed cloth from all the garden beds.  Weed cloth has been a most frustrating impediment at the Hyder project. In all garden beds roots have grown in either a thick mat, … Continue reading

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Nute Middle High School

After receiving the much needed grant to build a composting program at Nute Middle High School in Milton, New Hampshire, we purchased the supplies to build the actual bin and the supplies needed to collect and deliver organic materials to … Continue reading

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National Pollinator Week 2019

This week, join an event to help take action to help pollinators in your area! Sign Up Pollinator Party, NH Audubon, Saturday, June 15, Concord, NH Sign Up Pine Barrens Workday, The Nature Conservancy, Sunday, June 16, Silver Lake, NH

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Lady’s Slippers

Have you seen enough Lady’s Slippers for the season? If not, I have a great tip from my good friend, Sue, in Dover. On Sunday afternoon, she took a 2 1/2 mile hike at the Meadows around the pond. She counted … Continue reading

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Garden Tour

This past week, the Master Gardeners of Strafford County were treated to a very special garden tour. Carol, a Master Gardener since 1992,  graciously opened her lakeside woodland gardens to us. The property itself is a little over 2 acres. … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Pocket Gardens Tour

The Pocket Gardens of Portsmouth 30th Annual Tour Friday, June 21, 5-8, and Saturday, June 22, 9-3 Walk through over a dozen gardens in the Christian Shore and Creek part of Portsmouth. The gardens chosen this year were selected with … Continue reading

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Farm to School Update

Somersworth’s Sustainability Efforts Come Full Circle May has been an extraordinarily busy month in our schools. Maple Wood and Idlehurst saw the upstart of several new garden beds, identifying Kindergarten, Grade 3 and 4 as the primary recipients of garden … Continue reading

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