White House Garden Update

From Roger Doiron of Slow Food Portland and Kitchen Gardeners International comes this update and opportunity to say thanks. Take a look at the White House Garden video featuring Michelle Obama and White House chef Sam Kass. Roger says: By the way, I’m going to visit the garden next week along with some of the other FAS fellows and will

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Small Fruit & Veggie Twilight Meeting

UNH Cooperative Extension announces a meeting and workshop on growing small fruit (blueberries/raspberries) and vegetable on Thursday, August 20, 2009 form 5:15 pm till 7:30 PM. The event will be hosted by Ron and Lois Laurence, Blueberry Bay Farm at 38 Depot Road, Stratham, NH Topics are: – Integrated Pest Management – Transitioning to Organic farming – Cultural practices –

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Backyard Gardeners Series at Portsmouth Library

Portsmouth Public Library invites all backyard gardeners to their summer series of events on five Thursday evenings in July and August. Learn about garden restoration, herbal gardens, composting and the benefits of attracting honey bees to your garden. Plus enjoy a special movie night featuring music by Yo Yo Ma. July 9 – Restoring an Eighteenth Century Garden July 16

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Help the Hungry with the Giving Gardens Network

If you’re a gardener, chances are you will have some extra produce this summer—or might even be willing to plant a little extra. Those efforts could go a long way to helping feed folks for whom food is scarce—and this year, there is even more need than usual. The recession means that more families are experiencing food shortages, and food

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Workshop for NH Landowners, Gardeners and Landscapers

At RiverRun Bookstore on Monday, May 18 at 7 pm: a free workshop on New Ideas for Preserving Nature: Useful Tips for NH Landowners, Gardeners, and Landscapers With rural areas fast disappearing in the Northeast, it seems the only way to preserve our identity as a place where people, plants, and animals can share the land is to integrate the

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