Monthly Archives: October 2022

Maine Botanical Garden

Gardens Aglow returns as a walking event, starting November 19! Join us for our eighth annual Gardens Aglow with a reimagined design and more than 750,000 LED lights woven through our 14 acres of central gardens. Advance tickets required. 

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Pollinator-friendly plants

It’s fall and the temps have cooled down up here in the Northeast. That means we’re getting closer to seed catalogues and planning for next year’s garden. Our Master Gardener friends in Collin County, Texas, generously share this poster with … Continue reading

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School Grants for Gardening Education Awarded

The SCMGA School Grants Committee is pleased to announce that two Carolyn Bassage Memorial School Grants have been awarded for the fall 2022 semester.  Last year’s grant to a kindergarten teacher at the McClelland Elementary School in Rochester supported a … Continue reading

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Native Seeds Update

NEW SPECIES ADDED

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Native Seeds for Sale

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Fall color

Fall color is all around us, but I think these two maple trees are truly spectacular. Where are they? They are at our local Strafford County Complex inside the children’s play area and behind our SCMGA shed and plant beds. … Continue reading

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First Family of Gardening

The Barrington NH gardening club, The Barrington Bloomers, held a garden tour this summer. It was a wonderful display of truly beautiful landscapes tended by skilled gardeners. One of the takeaways was the exceptional gardeners in the Pearson Family. The … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease

After years of living with mysterious symptoms, a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist are diagnosed with a disease said to not exist: Chronic Lyme disease. THE QUIET EPIDEMIC follows their search for answers, which lands them … Continue reading

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Farm to School

Wendy Berkeley Somersworth Farm to School Coordinator Building Community with Somersworth Farm to School Though Farm to School programming stalled during the pandemic and remote-learning, the summer of 2022 saw a refreshing jump-start with some valued community partners and friends.  … Continue reading

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