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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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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.)
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Tips for Detecting Disease or Injury in Sheep and Goats
If you're a sheep or goat producer, the health of your animals is essential for optimum performance and profitability. This fact sheet organizes information to help you remember past circumstances and treatments. Includes tips to help you interpret normal and abnormal health conditions of sheep and goats. 4 pages. © 2015 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
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