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Starting Seeds at Home

Succinct, straightforward instructions to successful preseason seed starting. Covers supplies needed, planting dates, germination time and optimum temperatures for common vegetable seeds, watering, and transplanting.

Vegetable Varieties for Maine

Lists suggested varieties of vegetables suitable to Maine's climate such as asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cucumbers, carrots,tomatoes, and more!

The New England Gardener

Hot off the perss and co-authored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension Professor Majorie Peronto, this comprehensive full-color reference manual covers gardens and landscape plantings for Maine and New England. Includes practical advice for growing vegetables, small fruits, annuals, perennials, shrubs and tress.

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Herbal Vinegar Herbal Vinegar
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Herbal vinegar is vinegar infused with herbs, fruit or spices. These flavorful vinegars make great additions to salad dressings, fresh or sautéed vegetables, and make great gifts as well. Learn how to make herbal vinegars using fresh herbs. 2 pages. 2014. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a printout.

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Vegetable Varieties for Maine Vegetable Varieties for Maine

Details commonly available vegetable varieties that are well-suited to Maine's climate. Lists suggested varieties of asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, Swiss chard, Chinese cabbage, pop corn, sweet corn, cucumbers, eggplant, endive, kohlrabi, kale, leeks, lettuce, muskmelons, onions, parsley, peas, peppers, pumpkins, radishes, rhubarb, rutabagas, spinach, squash, tomatoes, turnips and watermelons. 2 pages, 2006. Download it for free: PDF (for printing) / HTML, (for browsing) or add it to your cart to buy a printout..

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