Tips for preventing late blight from infecting your plants.
Lawn and Garden
Most of the grasses commonly used in New Hampshire lawns are cool season grasses. This includes; Bluegrass, Fescue and Rye grass, all are sod forming turf grasses; they grow best when the soil temperature is around 60 degrees and at least 1 inch of water is applied each week.
So, our short New Hampshire growing season is in full swing. You spent the end of May preparing, selecting and planting the vegetables and herbs that you and your family love. While you wait for the plants to grow, mature and produce there are a few things you should know in order to prevent the loss of your crops to insects and disease.
Safe ‘N Simple® 9-0-0 provides weed control and an excellent source of slow-release nitrogen in an easy to spread crumble form.
When you grow your own seedlings, your transplants can be ready for the garden as soon as the danger of spring frost has passed, giving you a head start on Maine’s short gardening season.
When planning to germinate your own seeds, three major factors should be considered first and foremost: soil moisture, temperature, and light.
Practical advice for encouraging beneficial arthropods from our friends at UNH.
Practical advice for growing blueberries at home from our friends at UNH.
Our friends at UNH offer a guide to your summer pruning.
Want to recycle worn out home goods our create your own tools? Check out these tips and tricks from our friends at UNH.