Category Archives: SCMGA Projects

Milne Nature Sanctuary

The Milne Nature Sanctuary, a new SCMGA project, is a one-acre property in Durham that lies on the shores of College Brook, Oyster River, and Mill Pond. Lorus and Margery Milne, UNH professors and residents of Durham, gave the property … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Weed Cloth Be Gone

Gardeners at Hyder Family Hospice House have been removing weed cloth from all the garden beds.  Weed cloth has been a most frustrating impediment at the Hyder project. In all garden beds roots have grown in either a thick mat, … Continue reading

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Sugaring Season

Sweets in the Making at Somersworth Middle School Though the school gardens are put to bed for the winter, some quiet work is happening at Somersworth Middle School. Last year Daryl Dunbar and his students tapped over 20 trees on … Continue reading

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Farm to School

Maple Wood School Elementary School is fostering a new generation of gardeners. So, please take 4 minutes and check this video out and enjoy a view of the Farm to School program at the Somersworth School. (Click on the link … Continue reading

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Merry ‘Gardening’ Christmas

A nice little grant from Strafford County Master Gardeners will be in Farm to School’s holiday gift basket this season. Somersworth Middle School (SMS) teacher Daryl Dunbar will be reimbursed by this grant for two Honey Crisp apple trees he purchased … Continue reading

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Holiday Gathering

On Tuesday, December 11th, the SCMGA met at the Durham Public Library to celebrate the holiday season and our 2018 community gardening endeavors. We heard from Ruth Smith, NH Master Gardener Coordinator, and spent an hour with Jaime Roberge, Landscape … Continue reading

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