Tag Archives: UNH Cooperative Extension

Native Pollinators

Last week I attended a Master Gardener refresher course including a session on native pollinators with Amy Papineau, Field Specialist, Merrimack County, NH, Extension. European honey bees are a $3B per year business. Hives are moved from state to state … Continue reading

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Gardening with invasive worms

Disclaimer for all gardeners – there are no beautiful flowers, lush shrubs, or stunning trees in this post. ­čÖé Last week was our first Master Gardener refresher course, and it was packed. I guess all the Master Gardeners in NH … Continue reading

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Do I have ‘stupid’ written on my forehead?

I’m just wondering. I remember finishing high school with honors, being first in my class in business school, and graduating college ┬áSumma Cum Laude. I didn’t see it then. I got married, ┬áhad a daughter, was a ┬ástay-at-home mom, PTA … Continue reading

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No Impatiens this summer? Really?

Portland Herald WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2013 Maine Gardener: Impatiens lovers in for a sorry summer By TOM ATWELL A new pest is likely to force impatiens out of the landscape in Maine — and probably in all gardens east of … Continue reading

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Gardening and Ticks

It may only be mid April on the calendar, but I found my first tick yesterday. I know ticks are part of gardening, but I sure could go a season without getting bit and having to remove those little suckers. … Continue reading

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Master Gardener

What is my number one hobby? Gardening without a doubt. ┬áBecause I continue to want to learn more about this passion, I decided in 2007 to enroll in the Master Gardener Program sponsored by the UNH Cooperative Extension. I enjoyed … Continue reading

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