A new resource from Get Real, Get Maine, a program of the Department of Ag, Conservation, and Forestry.
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