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Building the buzz: creating bee-friendly gardens & landscapes

Avery Yale-Kamila Whether a rural homestead or a tiny urban lot, the most attractive gardens and landscapes buzz with bees,…

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Sustainable Bookshelf

Looking for a good read? We turned to our friends at Royal River Books in Yarmouth and Longfellow Books in…

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Indoor gardening for a year-round harvest

By Erin Covey-Smith THE ABUNDANCE AT the farmers’ markets may be dwindling, and your garden may have hunkered down for…

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Growing Medicinals in Maine

By Christine Fisher MAINE’S FARMERS don’t just grow vegetables or raise livestock. In Midcoast Maine companies like Avena Botanicals and…

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Building the Buzz: Creating bee-friendly gardens and landscapes

By Avery Yale Kamila Whether a rural homestead or a tiny urban lot, the most attractive gardens and landscapes buzz with…

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Nurseries respond to demand for pesticide-free planting

By Avery Yale Kamila While national chain hardware stores are working to phase out certain classes of pesticides from their…

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Winter Greens

Simple strategies for extending your growing season by Lisa Wolff It’s a Saturday afternoon in July and Eliot Coleman is sitting atop his…

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The littlest “locavores”

By Marie Gardner Have you ever wondered how to instill in your children a curiosity and passion for healthy, nourishing,…

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Home is where the harvest is

Small Scale Homesteading Tastes Just Right By Anna Hewitt Homesteading has historically been considered an act of self reliance typical…

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Grow a healthy lawn

The key to a lush, green lawn is healthy soil. And Yardscaping, a program of the Cumberland County Soil & Water…

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