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Lyme Disease

Learn more about the spread, symptoms, and prevention of Lyme disease.

Insect Repellents

Enjoying the Maine outdoors often involves facing an onslaught of arthropod pests including ticks, mosquitoes, black flies, midges, and other biting flies. This publication can help you choose the right repellent that best fits your needs

Mosquito Management

Mosquitoes are a familiar nuisance in Maine during the summer months. This fact sheet discusses the different controls and personal protection.

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Gardening to Conserve Maine's Native Landscape: Plants to Use and Plants to Avoid Gardening to Conserve Maine's Native Landscape: Plants to Use and Plants to Avoid
Landscapes for Maine
Learn how you can help preserve Maine's many habitats with this chart of native trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, flowering perennials, and ferns appropriate for use in the home landscape. Nonnative plants choke out native vegetation, reduce the food plants available for wildlife, and alter the behavior of native pollinators, plant-eating insects, and fruit-eating birds. Fold-out brochure. Includes instructional video for online viewing. © 2003 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. (See companion listing of native plant sources, item #2502.) Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Pruning Forsythias in Maine Pruning Forsythias in Maine

The bright yellows of forsythia shrubs are a hallmark of spring in Maine. Learn more about the culture, varieties, and how and when to prune these shrubs. 4 pages. © 2015 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.

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