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.
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The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map can help you determine appropriate seeding dates. This Seed Starting Plan from Organic Gardening can help you plan your schedule.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension demonstrates how to build a stand for starting seedlings, and discusses the benefits of using this method. Building plans are available on UMaine Extension’s website. For more information: http://umaine.edu/gardening/master-gardeners/manual/propagation/
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