Monthly Archives: October 2021

Rain Garden Online Classes

Thinking about rain gardens? Wonder what is involved? Our fellow Master Gardeners in Kitsap County, Washington, have a series of three classes that might answer your questions. November 4 – Installation & Maintenance. Registration Link November 18 – Choosing the … Continue reading

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Natural Holiday Decorations

Foraging for Wreath Design “Fall is a great time to begin thinking about seasonal decorations that brighten up the home with festive accents of color and texture.” Strawbery Banke Blog post Link. Long Lasting Decorations “Decorating with evergreen and natural … Continue reading

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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. The first way we expanded our … Continue reading

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Autumn color

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Plants and Pots

Last week, Strafford County Master Gardeners gathered together on two days to pot up plants for overwintering. There were eight volunteers on Wednesday and nine on Friday. Thank you to each person who took time off from your own fall … Continue reading

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Spotted Lanternfly

Have you seen this insect? Now is the time of year we might see the adult Spotted Lanternfly. Be on the look out and report any sightings to http://www.NHBugs.org. For further information, please review the page on NHBugs. Photo credit: … Continue reading

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Recognition

On Thursday, October 7th, one of our own, Beth Fischer, was recognized for her long-term commitment to the Joe B. Parks Riverwalk Public Gardens. The gardens are located between 400 Central Avenue and Chestnut Street along the banks of the … Continue reading

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Yard and Garden

Ask Questions, Explore Opportunities, Get Ideas. Staff specialists and Master Gardeners help connect you with theresources and expertise of the University of New Hampshire. Call: 1-877-EXT-GROW (398-4769) Email: answers@unh.edu Walk in: 329 Mast Rd, Ste 115, Goffstown, N.H. (Call first to confirm given COVID … Continue reading

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Gardening Terms

Thanks to our fellow Master Gardeners in St. Joseph County, Indiana, who allowed us to share this with our gardening friends. By: Rosie Lerner Gardening enthusiasts have their own set of jargon, just like many other hobbyists. Some of these … Continue reading

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