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April 2, 2021
Healthy lawns are able to withstand quite a bit of abuse. They can out-compete the majority of weeds and tolerate a fair amount of insect feeding, disease and drought without significant injury. Maintaining a healthy lawn is far from easy though. The drought in the summer of 2020 was particularly hard on lawns without irrigation, leading to decline and dieback on many properties. Here is what you need to know if your lawn is not meeting your aesthetic standards.
March 31, 2021
In a recent webinar from UNH Extension and UMaine Cooperative Extension, George Hamilton and Glen Koehler delved into fruit tree pest management in backyard orchards and answered viewer questions. We didn’t get to all of the questions viewers had for us, so we are sharing relevant questions and answers here as a written Q&A. Enjoy! When do I spray my fruit trees?

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April 2, 2021

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