Category Archives: SCMGA Projects

All Hands On Deck

Hello MG! Need some hours or want to work out your stress & frustrations by doing some good in the community?  On Tuesday, September 20th, 2022, 9 am-2 pm, come down to the Joe B Parks Riverwalk Public Gardens and … 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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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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Gardening Grants

History of School Grants Awarded: 2021 Spring Idlehurst School, Somersworth:  Gardening tools Maple Street Magnet School, Rochester:  Raised beds Maple Wood Elementary School, Somersworth:  Drip irrigation system and tools 2020 Fall Barrington Elementary School, Barrington:  Raised bed pollinator garden 2019 … Continue reading

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Hyder Gardens

Hyder Family Hospice House located on County Farm Road in Dover serves Strafford County and surrounding communities by providing inpatient hospice care and support for families and loved ones. The house is surrounded by gardens that are lovingly tended by … Continue reading

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Woodman Museum Gardens

UNH Cooperative Extension Strafford County Master Gardener Interns,  Bernie Lincourt (MG class of 2021) and Nancy Volpe (MG Class of 2021) have been assisting the Woodman Museum in Dover NH with strategic pruning of plants. The Woodman Campus is home to two special … Continue reading

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Barrington Elementary School Learning Garden

Where do we begin to tell the story of our BES Learning Garden? What started as an idea to restructure underused outdoor space has grown into the heart of our school community. Our learning garden has brought staff, students, their … Continue reading

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Maple Street Magnet School

Dear Strafford County Master Gardeners, Thank you for the 2021 Carolyn Bassage Memorial School Grant! Thanks to you, new plants lovingly grown by Rochester students now live in sturdy physical structures. Accomplishments:  Master Gardener Lisa Peters O’Brien reviewed our gardens … Continue reading

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Hill Library Pollinator Garden

Community Gardens are so exciting and meeting this group of amazing volunteers led by Megan and Maris was a great opportunity to help!  On a beautiful summer day three volunteers and I planted a Pollinator Garden at the Children’s Community … Continue reading

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Colonel Paul Wentworth House

SCMGA has a new project overseeing volunteers to prepare, plant, and maintain the four period kitchen gardens (6.5′ x 16′ each) at the circa 1701 Colonel Paul Wentworth House in Rollinsford. If you are not familiar with this historic property, here is a link for further information. … Continue reading

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