Pruning Apple Trees

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University of Maine Cooperative Extension tree fruit specialist Renae Moran discusses when and how to prune apple trees in Maine.   Learn more about growing fruit trees from Renae. Learn about seasonal maintenance of apple trees from the Maine State Pomological Society.

Maine Seed Catalogs

Fedco Seeds Inc, P.O. Box 520 Waterville, ME 04903-0520; 207-873-7333 Heirloom Seed Catalog, Medomak Valley High School 320 Manktown Road, Waldeboro, ME 04572 ($2 each); contact Neil Lash at, 207-832-6321 or the school 207-832-5389 Johnny’s Selected Seeds, Albion, ME Mooarhill Farm and Greenhouses, Mooar Hill Road, RR 1 Box 5510, Mt. Vernon, ME 04352; 207-293-4346 (FAX) Pinetree Seeds, New … Read More

How to Build a Hoop House

Hoop Houses (plastic covered tunnels) are a great way to protect plants from the cold, lengthen your growing season in both fall and spring, and potentially increase the yields of produce growing in your garden. In this video, Leslie Burks, Project Manager and John Englert, Plant Specialist share how they constructed hoop houses in the People’s Garden at USDA Headquarters. … Read More

Yarmouth School Garden

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Yarmouth School Garden101 McCartney StreetYarmouth, ME 04096  Becki K. Schreiber, RD, 846-2323 Category School Vegetable Garden, School Flower Garden, Farm to Cafeteria, Nutrition Education/Cooking with Students, Nature Education, School Composting, Non-profit OrganizationWhen was your garden project started? 2008What type of facility hosts your garden? Public SchoolWhat does your garden project include? Vegetables, Flowers, Composting Bin, Composting School Waste, Hoop House, Our … Read More

Woolwich Garden

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Woolwich Garden137 Nequasset RdWoolwich, ME 04579  Beth Harrington, Darcy; demerson207-443-9739 Category School Vegetable GardenWhen was your garden project started? Spring 2008What are your future goals? Community composting efforts; increasing garden space; integration into more curriculums through E.L. units; establishing fruit trees around the property.Any other comments? We also have vermicompost bins in 3 hallways and compost our lunch scraps through the … Read More

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