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November 14, 2019
Once the leaves have dropped, a native shrub called winterberry (Ilex verticillata) becomes especially noticeable in the landscape. Winterberry is a deciduous holly species that grows commonly in swamps, wetlands, damp wood edges, along the edges of ponds and streams and in roadside ditches throughout New Hampshire. Showy, clustered red berries are very noticeable in the fall and persist on branches well into the winter months, explaining how winterberry got its name.
November 12, 2019
In March 2019, we wrote a blog post here describing the current status of hemp production in the state. You can read the post here, but the take-home message was this: Hemp production is currently illegal in NH, because there is no hemp program in the state.

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November 14, 2019

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