Wine Grapes Workshop, 4/15

Via the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County: WHAT: Wine Grapes: Growing and Pest Management. Topics to be discussed in this FREE workshop are pruning, disease prevention, insect and wildlife management.  Speakers are from the UNH Cooperative Extension: Cheryl Smith Extension, Plant Health Specialist Becky Sideman, Sustainable Horticulture Specialist Bill Lord, Fruit Specialist Emeritus Nada Haddad, Agriculture Extension

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Get your hands dirty: It’s National Garden Month!

In case you haven’t been bitten by the urge to garden yet (and with this weather, how can you not?), you might be spurred to action by knowing that April is National Garden Month! From the National Gardening Association: Every April communities, organizations, and individuals nationwide celebrate gardening during National Garden Month. Gardeners know, and research confirms, that nurturing plants

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Water Wisdom: From India to Everywhere

The solution for the climate crisis, the food crisis and the water crisis is the same: biodiversity-based, organic farming systems. —Vandana Shiva In Resurgence magazine, Vandana Shiva talks about the “water famine” in India that has resulted as a consequence of the Green Revolution—that is, of the switch from traditional farming methods and crops toward chemical agriculture and water-intensive crops.

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Get Your Garden On! Garden Cleanup and Heirloom Seed Plant-In

Ready to get your hands into the soil and bring back the green? On Saturday, April 24 (rain date: Sunday, April 25), join an inspired community in helping to bring new life to the historic gardens at Strawbery Banke Museum. The day starts with the Strawbery Banke Earth Day Volunteer Garden Cleanup and continues into the afternoon with a Slow Food Potluck

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NOFA NHHN Spring Herb and Garden Conference, May 22, 2010

The Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) New Hampshire Herbal Network (NHHN) 1st Annual Spring Herb and Garden Conference will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Pine Hill Waldorf School in Wilton, NH. The conference, entitled Beautiful Earth, “will feature some of New Hampshire’s top herbalists, gardeners, farmers, retailers, crafters, artisans and trades people who support organic growing methods,

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