Monthly Archives: July 2022

Fall 2022 Master Gardener Classes

Good news, gardeners! We’ve scheduled our next Master Gardener Volunteer training classes for this fall. The 12 week training will be in Holderness, NH at the Squam Lake Natural Science Center on Tuesdays from 9 to 4 from September 6 … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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School Gardening Grant Update

Thank you SCMGA for supporting student gardening at Maple Street Magnet School! The students added fertilizer and new plants to the boxes built last spring by teachers using funding from SCMGA. Mrs. Wheeler coordinated this activity with her kindergarten and third grade … Continue reading

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Nature in your backyard

Nature in Your Backyard Tour – Durham, Dover and Newmarket August 13, 2022 9:00am – 1:30pm IN-PERSON Are you curious about pollinators? Or frustrated by invasive plants? Are you interested in sustainable approaches to landscaping that can improve wildlife habitat value on … Continue reading

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Strafford County Garden Tour

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Book review

A Therapist’s Garden: Using Plants to Revitalize Your Spirit. by Erik Keller (Black Rose Writing, 2022) Reviewer: Colleen E. Griffin, Registered Horticultural Therapist and Master Gardener Volunteer in Oxford/Cumberland County A Therapist’s Garden: Using Plants to Revitalize Your Spirit, is part … Continue reading

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School Gardening Grant Update

This spring we began a planting unit in conjunction with Earth Day. Our class studied about ways to take care of our planet Earth. We learned about Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. We learned about air pollution, water pollution and land … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Don’t pick up hitchhikers

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