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December 10, 2018
There is no question that 2018 has been a bumper year for squirrels. With populations so high, squirrels have become a nuisance around many homes, taking up residence inside of buildings or raiding bird feeders. Although some people enjoy feeding and watching squirrels, many others are more focused on attracting birds to their yards and gardens. When squirrels gain access to bird feeders, they not only eat expensive bird seed but also often chew and damage them.
December 4, 2018
Do you ever wonder what’s going on in the garden when temperatures drop below freezing? How do perennials withstand the cold and dehydration of winter?  Below the mulch, below the soil, a natural and extraordinary process of adaptation is happening.

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UNH Cooperative Extension is pleased to offer free seeds!  This program is made possible annually through the generous donation of seeds...

Japanese Knotweed (Reynoutria japonica) is an extremely fast growing invasive herbaceous plant in the buckwheat family (Polygonaceae)....

The browned leaves and dead branches are the result of winter injury, likely sustained during the very cold temperatures we had back in...

By the sound of things, eastern chipmunks have taken up residence in your garden. Chipmunks are eight to 10 inches long, have five long...

Conventional wisdom tells us that earthworms are good for the soil. They improve soil drainage and aeration, increase nutrient availability...

December 10, 2018

There is no question that 2018 has been a bumper year for squirrels. With populations so high,...

December 4, 2018

Do you ever wonder what’s going on in the garden when temperatures drop below freezing? How do...

December 3, 2018

Potted plants are very popular as gifts or decorations around the holiday season, but if you or a...

November 26, 2018

Despite our best intentions, there are always a few gardening tasks that don’t get completed before...

November 21, 2018

Ice is great as cubes in your drink or when skating on a frozen pond. But, ice is treacherous when...

November 20, 2018

Whether you never got around to planting or aren’t quite sure where to place your perennials, rest...

November 16, 2018

Severe winter weather in New Hampshire often damages evergreen plants in the landscape,...

November 7, 2018

Saving grass seed from one year to the next isn't usually recommended, but it’s possible as long as...

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Anna Boudreau
State Advisory Council Chair, Natural Resources Steward and NH Coverts Cooperator