Tag Archives: University of New Hampshire

Thursday Doors

Through this humble metal door, my friends and I entered the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses on the campus of the University of New Hampshire to experience the 10th annual Poinsettia Trials that started today and runs through Saturday. Visitors are treated to more than … Continue reading

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Master Gardener Monday

A while ago, fellow blogger Jan at Quiltify, asked if I’d explain the Master Gardener program. Here in New Hampshire it is under the umbrella of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. They offer two classes each year with interviews … Continue reading

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18 Days Until Spring

So says the calendar. Mother Nature in New England has a smirk on her face and for good reason. 🙂 March arrived yesterday and left the gift of a couple of inches of snow. Here are a few shots of … Continue reading

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End of February

I never thought it would arrive, but finally we’ve made it to end of February which means maybe only one more month of winter. The state’s official snowfall record in Concord is 84.3″. We live closer to the seacoast  so I’m … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Trials

It is a bonus to live a few miles from the University of New Hampshire in Durham where they are always on the cutting edge of agriculture. The Macfarlane Greenhouse covers 25,000 square feet and is directly linked to research and teaching … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Trials

This past weekend, the seventh annual Poinsettia Trials Open House was held in conjunction with the Macfarlane Greenhouses, the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station, and the University of New Hampshire Thompson School. The University of New Hampshire is located in … Continue reading

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