Category Archives: Gardening

Wreath Making

Post and Photographs by:  Eliza Waters, New England Gardener and Blogger In December, decorating your home for the holidays is a fun tradition. Swags, garlands and wreaths can be purchased, but making your own is easy, creating a one-of-a-kind look. … Continue reading

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Holiday Gathering

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Wordy Wednesday

12th Annual UNH Poinsettia Open House Thompson School Greenhouses, 13 Botanical Lane, Durham November 30, December 1 & 2, 2017 Thursday 10-6 Friday 10-4 Saturday 10-4 All proceeds benefit the Thompson School Greenhouse Facility and Horticulture Program SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Garden Makeover

Submitted by:  Fran F., Master Gardener Intern, Fall 2016 What can be done to a yard space that is sloped, very little curb appeal, unsupportive of grass, home for countless moles, is in full sun, and is covered weeds? This … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

…from the Master Gardeners of Strafford County, New Hampshire. We wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday. The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That is not very long ago. Until then, where was … Continue reading

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Amaryllis Bulbs

Reblogged from: Larry Hodgson, CN, Laidbackgardener.blog WHY DO WE PLANT AMARYLLIS BULBS WITH THEIR NECK EXPOSED? You’ve probably always been told that you have to plant an amaryllis (Hippeastrum) leaving the top third of the bulb exposed. Thus many gardeners are convinced that this is … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Day

Today is Veterans’ Day, but last Saturday found us working on a veterans related gardening project at the Town Commons in Madbury, New Hampshire. The monument that anchors the Commons honors both the area soldiers who served in the Civil … Continue reading

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