Education Center at Goffstown

Resource Category Topic Type
Purchasing Compost [tip sheet]
Many different types and percentages of organic materials may go into any given batch of compost, so no two batches – even from the same supplier – ar...
Yard & Garden, Community Gardening
UNH Extension Resources for Garden Centers and their Customers
<br /> The University of New Hampshire Extension has an extensive library of fact sheets useful to garden centers and their customers.  This page ser...
Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Groundcovers for New Hampshire [fact sheet]
Groundcovers are fairly low-growing plants that cover the soil with an abundance of stems and leaves. Turf grass is easily the most widely planted gro...
Agriculture & Gardens, Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Pruning Hydrangeas [fact sheet]
Introduction<br /> Pruning hydrangeas baffles many gardeners—novice and experienced alike—because of hydrangeas’ growth habits. Before you even think...
Agriculture & Gardens, Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Composting for the Home Gardener [fact sheet]
Why Compost:<br /> <br /> There are many good reasons to make your own compost or participate in a community composting program. First, organic wast...
Yard & Garden, Community Gardening, School Gardening Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Plant Sales and Jumping Worms
As gardeners, we’re already well trained to look for signs of disease, weeds, root health, and pests when buying, selling, or swapping plants. This di...
Yard & Garden, Community Gardening
How to Get the Best Results from the UNH Extension Infoline
Guidelines for asking questions, reporting problems and requesting advice from the UNH Extension Infoline
Yard & Garden
Pruning Deciduous Trees [fact sheet]
The main objectives of pruning trees should be to create and preserve good structure, and to correct storm damage or other problems that develop durin...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers, Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
The Basics of Pruning Trees and Shrubs [fact sheet]
Why Prune? <br /> <br /> Pruning is often regarded as one of the most intimidating aspects of gardening. Fearful of making a mistake, many people si...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers, Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Fertilizing Vegetable Gardens [fact sheet]
We recommend that gardeners test their soil before planting to determine the amount of lime and fertilizers needed. Soil testing can be done through a...
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Yard & Garden, Community Gardening, School Gardening Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet