Monthly Archives: November 2021

It’s buggy in here

Recently we looked at 4 different insects that are considered “home invaders” . These are just some examples of the insects that are accidentally or inadvertently finding their way in. It starts in the late summer and fall when they … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Children

Here is a list of fiction and non-fiction gardening books for grades K – 5 that could bring joy to any children you know. It was originally created by the Strafford County Master Gardeners School Grant Committee as a resource … Continue reading

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Jumping Worms

Jumping Worm Conference Event date/time: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 – 9:00am to 11:45am, Thursday, January 27, 2022 – 9:00am to 11:45am.Event Type: OnlinePrice: $25 for individual days, $40 if registering for BOTH days on 1/26 and 1/27. How to Participate:  Pre-registration required. The link to the webinar(s) will be … Continue reading

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Pope Memorial Humane Society

We are so grateful to our community! Over the weekend of October 16th and 17th, seven donated trees were planted around the shelter: 3 maple trees, 2 pear trees, and 2 lilac trees. The maple trees were donated by three … Continue reading

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Gardens Aglow

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens A driving tour of magical light November 20–Jan 14:30–8:30 p.m., Thurs. through Sun. $40 per nonmember car$30 per member car Get Ticket Gardens Aglow will light up the Boothbay peninsula for the seventh year in a … Continue reading

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Bedrock Gardens Calling

Hello, Bedrock Volunteers! Wowza! Bedrock Gardens had an incredible year! More people than ever visited our gardens and our Fairy Hobbit House was our best yet! Now it’s time for the gardens to get their well-earned winter rest and we need your help. If … Continue reading

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Healthy Soils for Healthy People

Webinar: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2021 AT 6 PM EST, Free, Open to the Public Research has suggested that healthy soils can benefit human health, via transfer of beneficial microbes from the soil to the skin. What are the characteristics of … Continue reading

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