Category Archives: SCMGA Projects

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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Wagon Hill Community Garden

Wagon Hill Community Garden closes it’s Tenth! gardening season on November 3, 2018. The idea of creating a Durham based organic community garden was initiated by Suzanne MacDonald. Dennis Meadows masterminded the administrative process of setting up the garden, negotiating with the Town … Continue reading

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Dover Mounted Patrol

Officer Michelle Murch, Officer Joe Caproni, and their partners CJ and Rasa, will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Dover Mounted Patrol tomorrow. Mounted patrol officers serve as first responders as well as contributing to positive community relations, search … Continue reading

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Hyder Family Hospice House

Hyder Family Hospice House, in Dover, NH, has served over 800 guests, plus their families and friends since Strafford County Master Gardeners Marie Van Guilder, Amy Van Splunder, and Lynn Aber began gardening there in 2016. Last year, Master Gardener … Continue reading

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