Monthly Archives: August 2019

Climate Change

Submitted by: Wendy Berkeley, Somersworth Farm to School Coordinator

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The Great Bay

Join us for a presentation about The State Of the Great Bay with Steve J. Miller, Coastal Training Program Coordinator, Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Great Bay is one of the most inland estuaries in the United States. The … Continue reading

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School Gardening Grant Update

Idlehurst Elementary School 46 Stackpole Road, Somersworth, NH, serving grades PreK through 2. Mrs. Ficco’s Idlehurst Elementary School kindergartners were so grateful to receive the Carolyn Bassage Memorial School Grant this year. This spring, we used grow lights in the … Continue reading

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Webinar: Asian Jumping Worm

As part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for their Master Gardener Program, Oregon State University is offering a Webinar on the Asian Jumping Worm – Monday, Aug 26, 2019 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (1 p.m. Eastern Time). Have … Continue reading

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Warming up to Winter

The intended audience is the New Hampshire Landscape Association, but it is open to the public. Register

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Durham Farm Day 2019

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School Gardening Grant Update

Maple Wood Elementary School, Somersworth We have six third grade classrooms at Maple Wood Elementary and with the grant money we were able to get three pots per classroom, seeds and soil. Students were able to take turns planting. We … Continue reading

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Dill

NorthEast Seacoast Unit – Herb Society of America: In addition to being delicious, dill plants are a host plant for Swallowtail butterflies. Be sure to plant some for yourself and to share. Learn more at our August 20th webinar, “Herbs: … Continue reading

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Weed Walk

On Thursday, July 18, approximately twenty people joined John Hart, Professor Emeritus Horticultural Technology, UNH Thompson School, for a walk through beautiful Wagon Hill Community Gardens in Durham to identify and discuss weeds. Want information on weeds? Here are a … Continue reading

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