Category: Annual & Perennial Gardens

Resource Category Topic Type
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
Beetles on Ornamental Plants [fact sheet]
In late spring and early summer, there are several species of adult beetles in the home landscapes of New Hampshire, attacking prized ornamental trees...
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
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
Drought Tolerant Plants for New Hampshire Landscapes [fact sheet]
Rainfall patterns are can be highly variable in New England. Periods of above-normal precipitation may be followed by weeks with little or none. While...
Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers, Agriculture & Gardens, Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
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
How Do I Build a Rain Garden? [video]
The video below shows the steps involved in installing a small residential rain garden. It was produced by the NH Dept. of Environmental Services thro...
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Landscaping at the Water's Edge [book]
Landscaping at the Water’s Edge is a manual for NH landowners and landscapers that covers the concepts and practices of ecological design for water qu...
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Natural Resources Stewards, Natural Resources, Lakes Lay Monitoring Program Agriculture & Gardens
Organic & Natural Fertilizers for the Home Ground & Garden [fact sheet]
This Factsheet is to help home gardeners identify organic nutrient sources for use in their gardens. Use the chart to locate specific plant-based nutr...
Soil Testing Services, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Pollinator Plants for Northern New England Gardens [fact sheet]
Many people want to create pollinator-friendly gardens to support numerous kinds of native bees, as well as honey bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and...
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden, Community Gardening, School Gardening Agriculture & Gardens