Maine Ag show to be online

Maine Ag show to be online

Well, although it really doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone, here’s the news: The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Ag Trade Show will be held online this year due to pandemic precautions. The...

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Sunflowers are for everyone

Sunflowers are for everyone

Every time spring arrives I’m reminded of the reason I moved to Maine in the first place. You haven’t experienced Maine if you haven’t experienced spring in Maine. As an avid gardener and hobby farmer, I get lots of questions...

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10 fun facts about pumpkins

10 fun facts about pumpkins

Pumpkins are a curious plant.  Placed in pies, soups, cookies, breads, and even on Halloween doorsteps, the preponderance or practical purposes and possibilities for this popular produce are plentiful.  People have cultivated crops of...

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Finding the Right Gardener

Finding the Right Gardener

If you do not have a natural green thumb or you have limited resources for maintaining a healthy, beautiful garden, you might find gardening an ineffective and time-consuming task. Getting expert help and a good gardener can be your best option...

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Why are my plants turning yellow?

Why are my plants turning yellow?

Gardening is supposed be a relaxing hobby, but even the greenest thumbs see red sometimes. It might be due to fruit-stealing squirrels or earth-moving moles, but one of the most common causes of gardener angst is the sight of a tomato cage, bean...

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