Category: Education Center at Goffstown

Resource Category Topic Type
About the New Hampshire Master Gardener Program
The Master Gardener program started at Washington State University in 1973. The name came from the German word “Gartenmeister,” which roughly translat...
Yard & Garden, New Hampshire Master Gardeners
Care of Flowering Gift Plants in the Home [fact sheet]
Introduction<br /> <br /> One of the nicest gifts one can give or receive is a flowering potted plant. Flowering plants are not just for holidays or...
Yard & Garden
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
Dealing with Woodchuck Damage [fact sheet]
Woodchucks frequently damage plants in NH home grounds and gardens. They mow down many garden plants, and dig burrows which dry out the roots of trees...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite [fact sheet]
What are bed bugs?<br /> <br /> Bed bugs have tormented people throughout human history. They are now increasingly becoming a problem within residen...
Insect Identification Services, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Fact Sheet
Favorite Plants
On WMUR&#039;s Grow it Green, Mary Tebo Davis shared her plant  varieties and asked that viewers share theirs too. She also asked around the office an...
Yard & Garden
Fertilizing Vegetable Gardens [fact sheet]
We recommend that gardeners test their soil before planting to de- termine the amount of lime and fertilizers needed. Soil testing can be done through...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden, Community Gardening, School Gardening Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Garden Mulches [fact sheet]
<br /> Introduction <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A garden mulch is any material spread on the soil surface to modify the environment where the pla...
Yard & Garden
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...
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Growing Fruits: Growing Plums, Cherries and Apricots in NH Home Orchards [fact sheet]
Plums, cherries and apricots, which along with peaches and nec- tarines are often called “stone” fruits, are flavorful additions to the home orchard i...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens