Category: Trees & Shrubs for the Home

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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
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
Fall webworm & Eastern Tent Caterpillar [fact sheet]
The fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea) and the Eastern tent caterpillar (Malacosoma americanum) feed on fruit, shade, and woodland trees. They are of lit...
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Fertilizing Fruit Trees
Fertilizing Fruit Trees<br /> <br /> Before planting fruit trees, we recommend that gardeners test their soil before planting to de­termine the amou...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs [fact sheet]
Why fertilize?<br /> <br /> Fertilizer provides a source of essential nutrients that plants need to grow normally and be healthy. Nutrients are also...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Identifying Trees and Shrubs in New Hampshire
Our latest count shows 86 native tree species in New Hampshire. The exact number is hard to determine because some are rare, some are mostly found as ...
Forestry, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden Natural Resources
Large Tree Pruning and Care
(Adapted from the Nebraska Forest Service with permission).<br /> <br /> Storm damage to large trees can cause many problems. These problems can exi...
Forestry, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden Natural Resources
Maple Sugaring Tips for Beginners and Backyard Maple Sugar Producers
All native maples can be tapped for sap. Sap runs with cold nights in the 20’s, daytime 40’s. Expect 8-10 runs during the season. During each run, one...
Yard & Garden, Natural Resources, Forestry Natural Resources
Mulching Trees and Shrubs [video]
In this video, UNH Cooperative Extension state specialist, Cathy Neal, discusses mulches and mulching. See a full transcript below.<br /> <br /> <br...
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens