Monthly Archives: February 2020

Winter Gardening #6

Reprinted from the Durham NH Agricultural Commission’s Food Friendly Yards Winter Email Gardening Course Section 6 – Creating Pollinator Friendly Gardens Food and Flowers go together. Growing flowers along with food producing plants benefits food production and supports pollinating and beneficial … Continue reading

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Coming up this week

Garden for Wildlife Natural Landscaping for a better backyard Thursday, February 27th at 5:30 – 7:30 pm Durham Public Library, 49 Madbury Road, Durham Do you want to attract butterflies, birds, bees and other wildlife to your backyard? Did you … Continue reading

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Winter Gardening

Reprinted from the Durham NH Agricultural Commission’s Food Friendly Yards Winter Email Gardening Course Session 5 – Edible Landscaping and Perennial Vegetables For a long time our gardening aesthetic has divided plants into utilitarian and ornamental, those we grow for food … Continue reading

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Pollinator Pathways Programs

Reprinted from Carriage Towne News, February 6, 2020 SEACOAST — Conservation commissions in the towns of Rye, Newton, and Newmarket are hosting Pollinator Pathways NH programs on February 20, March 18, and March 21, respectively. Pollinator Plants and Gardening Tips: Hosted … Continue reading

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What’s happening?

Barrington Bloomers Garden Club Join us on Wednesday, February 19, at 6:30-8 p.m. at the Barrington Library, 105 Ramsdell Lane, Barrington, NH. Julie Coleman from Wentworth Greenhouse and a teacher at Barrington Middle School will discuss “How to care for … Continue reading

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Invasive Plants and Wildlife

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Fruit Pruning

HANDS-ON FRUIT PRUNING MENTORSHIP THROUGH THE DURHAM AGRICULTURAL COMMISSION Starting in February, Bryan Cassidy of the Durham Agricultural Commission will be pruning fruit trees in Durham and Lee and is welcoming anyone who wishes to join in to learn techniques, … Continue reading

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Walks, Talks, and Workshops

February 2020 Nature’s Best Hope with Doug Tallamy February 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Harvard University Science Center, 1 Oxford St Cambridge, MA 02138 United States + Google Map Recent headlines about global insect declines, the impending extinction of one million species worldwide, and three … Continue reading

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Winter Gardening

Reprinted from the Durham NH Agricultural Commission’s Food Friendly Yards Winter Email Gardening Course Session 4    Bed Preparation and Planting Options This week’s email contains a lot of YouTube videos because there are so many ways to create garden spaces; … Continue reading

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