Category: Yard & Garden

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10 Easy Steps to Prevent Common Garden Diseases [fact sheet]
1. Sanitation!<br /> <br /> • Start with a clean planting site, free of last year’s crop debris. Debris from the previous season’s crops may harbor ...
Yard & Garden
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
Alternatives to Invasive Landscape Plants [fact sheet]
New Hampshire’s invasive species regulations currently prohibit the collection, sale, transport, distribution, propagation or transplantation of prohi...
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Aphids [fact sheet]
Aphids, or plant lice, feed on most vegetable crops, many house plants and ornamentals grown in New Hampshire, as well as numerous weeds and wild plan...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Bed Bugs [fact sheet]
Pest Fact Sheet <br /> <br /> Introduction<br /> <br /> From fossil remains in ancient Egypt, we know that the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, ...
Yard & Garden
Beneficial Insects in New Hampshire Farms & Gardens [fact sheet]
Although there are plenty of references on insect pests, there are relatively few references that feature beneficial insects. I wrote this publication...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Best Practices for Submitting Your Soil Sample
Cooperative Extension’s soil testing service dates back to 2005. The number of samples we process averages more than 3,000 a year. The following list ...
Soil Testing Services, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Biology and Management of Ticks in New Hampshire [fact sheet]
There are two families of ticks, the Ixodidae (hard ticks) and Argasidae (soft ticks). Those of importance to hikers, campers, and pet owners are in t...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Blacklegged Ticks in NH - 2017 [map]
This map show the confirmed records of blacklegged ticks in New Hampshire through November 27, 2017. Data compiled by Alan Eaton.<br /> <br /> <br /...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Blacklegged Ticks Increasing in NH [video]
    These maps are the results of 27 years of surveying by Dr. Alan Eaton for Blacklegged ticks (Ixodes scapularis). Black legged ticks occur in all t...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens