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School Grant Update

Recently Maple Wood School, Somersworth, was fortunate to receive the Carolyn Bassage Memorial School Garden Grant from the Strafford County Master Gardeners Association. This has allowed us to expand our garden in one important way. While our garden has expanded, … 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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School Gardening Grant Update

Thank you SCMGA for supporting student gardening at Maple Street Magnet School! The students added fertilizer and new plants to the boxes built last spring by teachers using funding from SCMGA. Mrs. Wheeler coordinated this activity with her kindergarten and third grade … Continue reading

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School Gardening Grant Update

This spring we began a planting unit in conjunction with Earth Day. Our class studied about ways to take care of our planet Earth. We learned about Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. We learned about air pollution, water pollution and land … Continue reading

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School Grant Follow-Up

Our School Gardening Grants Committee received a follow up from a 2019 recipient. We thought you might enjoy the message and photos as much as we did. We are able to use the grow lights this year. My students were … 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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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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Wanted: Plants

Monday, April 26, 10-12 a.m., is our spring plant potting party in Durham. If you have plants you would like to contribute or some you’d like help dividing, email us. We can dig or we can pick up. Our plant … Continue reading

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School Gardening Grant Opportunity

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