Monthly Archives: June 2021

Garden Tour with Barbara

Having been born and raised in Connecticut, I was happy that the home I purchased in New Hampshire 20 years ago included in its landscaping a few varieties of Mountain Laurels, the Connecticut state flower. These all have been moved … Continue reading

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Maple Street Magnet School

Dear Strafford County Master Gardeners, Thank you for the 2021 Carolyn Bassage Memorial School Grant! Thanks to you, new plants lovingly grown by Rochester students now live in sturdy physical structures. Accomplishments:  Master Gardener Lisa Peters O’Brien reviewed our gardens … Continue reading

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Bedrock Gardens Tour

Bedrock Gardens is a public garden that covers 37 acres. It is located at 19 High Road, Lee, NH. As you walk down the paths or stop for a particular view, you are treated to unusual trees, shrubs, plants, water … Continue reading

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Dover Community Gardens

“After a difficult year for all of us, Daniel and Annie Macadam decided to put into motion what has now become the thriving Dover Community Garden. Other interested gardeners found them through their outreach or by being waitlisted for other … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Hill Library Pollinator Garden

Community Gardens are so exciting and meeting this group of amazing volunteers led by Megan and Maris was a great opportunity to help!  On a beautiful summer day three volunteers and I planted a Pollinator Garden at the Children’s Community … Continue reading

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Latest on jumping worms

On June 3, Joe Lamp’l, Joe the Gardener, hosted Brad Herrick, Ecologist and Research Program Manager, University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, to discuss the latest information on the jumping worms. “The invasive and destructive Asian jumping worm has been identified and … Continue reading

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June Learning Opportunities

Getting the Most Out of Compost and Manure, NH Extension: Wednesday, June 9, 6-7:15 p.m. Presenter: Fruit and Vegetable Production Field Specialist, Olivia Saunders. Registration Link Cicadas, Smithsonian Gardens, Let’s Talk Gardens: Thursday, June 10, 12 p.m. Presenter: Smithsonian Gardens … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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