The Maine
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Tag: crop

Oak Seedlings

photo and text by Maine Boats, Homes, and Harbors editor Polly Saltonstall These are not ferns or any other low growing ground cover. Rather they are oak seedlings. The result of last year’s massive acorn drop. I read somewhere that oak trees plan this. They go a 4 or 5 years without producing many acorns, […]

Raised Bed Gardening and Organic Mulching

photographs and text by Sharon Kitchens When I decided to purchase my home it was in great part a response to my growing interest in gardening. ¬†As much for the purpose of feeding myself as for aesthetics. I have always found solace in beautifully designed gardens, and specifically with those featuring a number of raised […]

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