Monthly Archives: December 2021

SCMGA 2021 Annual Report

A lot was accomplished by the Strafford County Master Gardeners in 2021. Please see the highlights in the 2021 Annual Report. We look forward to more gardening, learning, and educating in 2022.

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UNH Extension Volunteers

UNH Extension has 14 volunteer programs involving more than 5,000 volunteers across the state. For more information on how to get involved, use this link.

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Greetings

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A Tip of the Hat

Extension Master Gardener Appreciation by The NICH Team Across history, people have found comfort putting their hands in the soil, growing their own food, and planting flowers. This has certainly been the case through Covid. Nationally, we’re experiencing a proliferation of … Continue reading

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Microgreens & Hydroponics

Growing Microgreens Instructor: Pamela Hargest is a Horticulture Professional for UMaine Extension in Cumberland County, where she oversees the Master Gardener Volunteers Program, Maine Harvest for Hunger Initiatives, and the demonstration gardens at Tidewater Farm. She works with home gardeners as … Continue reading

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Tree Seedlings

The Spring Catalog from the NH State Forest Nursery is now available! They offer more than 50 bare-root seedling species and specialty packages. Catalog Link Spring arrives on March 20, 2022!

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Christmas Bird Count

Christmas Bird Count National Audubon Society December 1–January 31 This is an ongoing Citizen Science Experience. Contact the sponsoring organization to join in. At the annual Christmas Bird Count, birdwatchers brave cold temperatures and all weather conditions to survey birds … Continue reading

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Oh, rats

Maine Home Garden News November 2021 City Rat, Country Rat — Prevent Your Garden from Being a Source of Unwanted Rodent Pests By Griffin Dill, Integrated Pest Management Professional In recent years, cities across the country have been reporting increases … Continue reading

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Tending Nature

Tending Nature: Native Plants and Every Gardener’s Role in Fostering Biodiversity This 6-session webinar series will focus on the ecological roles of native plants and some of the creatures that depend on them. We’ll meet virtually at 10AM EASTERN each Friday for … Continue reading

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Garden Journal

With your garden put to bed are you already thinking about next year? Did you take notes this year? Maybe you’d like some tips on keeping a Garden Journal from our Master Gardener friends. Here are several links you can … Continue reading

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