Resources

Resource Category Topic Type
Greenhouse Whitefly [fact sheet]
The greenhouse whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum, feeds on a variety of vegetable and floral crops. Pointsettia, cucumber, tomato, lettuce,…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens 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…
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Growing Fruit: Grafting Fruit Trees in the Home Orchard [fact sheet]
Grafting as a means of propagating fruit trees dates back several thousand years or more. Grafting is used for two principal reasons: most fruit…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruit: Highbush Blueberries [fact sheet]
Highbush blueberries are a popular home garden fruit for both fresh and frozen use. They grow well throughout the southern half of New Hampshire and…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruit: Raspberry and Blackberry Varieties for New Hampshire [fact sheet]
The printable version of this resource available for download  was developed to help New Hampshire growers select among the many raspberry and…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruit: Strawberries [fact sheet]
Strawberries are an excellent crop for New Hampshire home gardeners. With proper care strawberry beds will produce good crops for three to five years…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruit: Training and Pruning Young Apple and Pear Trees [fact sheet]
Proper training and pruning are essential for development of structurally strong, productive apple and pear trees. Using a minimal amount of pruning…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruits: Care of Mature Backyard Apple Trees [fact sheet]
Backyard apple trees can be valued additions to the home garden, offering fresh, flavorful and healthful fruit,
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing fruits: Day-neutral strawberries in New Hampshire: Variety selection & production tips
Unlike traditional June-bearing strawberries, day-neutral varieties are less affected by daylength and initiate flowers as long as temperatures…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruits: Growing Pears in the Home Orchard [fact sheet]
Pears will grow well in all but the coldest areas of New Hampshire. Popular varieties such as Bartlett and Bosc are reasonably winter hardy where…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
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…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruits: Raspberries and Other Bramble Crops [fact sheet]
Raspberries can be an enjoyable crop for the conscientious gardener. A well-maintained raspberry bed can provide fruit for 10 to 20 years. Red…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruits: Wild Lowbush Blueberries [fact sheet]
Wild lowbush blueberries have always called New Hampshire home. These small, flavor and antioxidant-packed fruits are common in abandoned fields, in…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Garlic in New Hampshire [fact sheet]
Garlic is one of the easiest and most satisfying crops for home vegetable gardeners to grow. It yields two useful crops; the garlic bulbs themselves…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Grapes in New Hampshire [fact sheet]
Introduction Low winter temperatures and a short growing season generally limit grape production to the southern half of New Hampshire. Grape…
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Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Growing Seedlings Under Lights [Fact Sheet]
Many farmers and homeowners grow their own seedlings for transplant.  Doing this indoors can save the cost of buying, heating and maintaining a…
Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Sweet Corn [fact sheet]
Sweet corn is a popular vegetable and is relatively easy to grow. Among market gardeners throughout New England, about half of the vegetable acreage…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Sweetpotatoes in New Hampshire [fact sheet]
Sweetpotato* (Ipomoea batatas) is a member of the morning glory (Convolvulaceae) family. The sweetpotato is not related to the Irish potato, which…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Vegetables In Containers [fact sheet]
Growing vegetables in containers is an enjoyable and easy way of producing fresh food in limited space. Containerized plants can be kept indoors in…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Vegetables: Asparagus [fact sheet]
Asparagus is a perennial crop that produces spears year after year for 10 to 15 years or longer if the plants are given adequate care. Because it…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens