Monthly Archives: December 2019

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Gardens Aglow

Have you been to the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden (CMBG) near Booth Bay, Maine? It is Maine’s number one tourist attraction and all Aglow from November to December. In 1991, a small group of MidCoast residents designed a “People’s Garden” … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

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Holiday Container Design

On December 4th, we held our Holiday Meeting. There was a wonderful array of snacks and desserts to enjoy prior to a centerpiece design and demonstration. We had two special guests – Ellen Karelitz, MG Class of 2016, and Brenda … Continue reading

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Fit to Garden

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Maple Wood School

Recently Maple Wood School was fortunate to receive the Carolyn Bassage Memorial School Garden Grant from the Strafford County Master Gardeners Association. This has allowed us to expand our garden in two important ways. Primarily, we are able to nearly … Continue reading

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Lone Star Tick and Red Meat Allergy

WCVB 5 ABC News Boston – ‘Bracing for the Worst:’ Aggressive lone star tick expanding into Maine, New England.   Lone Star Tick Scientific Name: Amblyomma americanum Common Name: Lone star tick Description: Lone star ticks tend to have a … Continue reading

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Somersworth Farm to School

Celebrating the Behind-the-Scenes Work of Somersworth Farm to School We reap what we sow, and Somersworth High School/CTC Building Trades students sure have been busy this fall, collaborating with Idlehurst and Maple Wood on outdoor classroom projects for next spring.  … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Photo credit:  Jon B., MG since 1996

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