Worms eat kitchen scraps and create worm castings, which are a valuable soil amendment and plant tonic. Though castings are often called fertilizer, they’re actually not very high in nitrogen, but they are full of plant-supporting nutrients. Sprinkle castings on potted plants and over garden beds. A little goes a long way. A handful can go into the bottom of a planting hole to get a plant off to a good start. Unlike nitrogen-rich fertilizers, worm castings won’t burn the plan
New Hampshire Audubon, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service New England Field Office, New Hampshire Project Learning Tree, and NH Fish and Game have joined efforts to support schools that want to achieve the benefits of nature-based studies for student development and learning. Our goals are to nurture future environmental stewards by connecting kids with their local environment and to enliven learning through nature. Grant Period: Open December 1, 2017 through January 15, 201
Help your students cultivate an understanding of seeds and their impact on society. This standards-based curriculum for grades 6-8. Explore how seeds impact their daily lives and discover the growing wave of innovative solutions being developed to address real world problems. Lessons include "Seeds Up Close and Personal", "Seed Innovations and Pioneers", "Seeds in Action" and "Cultivating What's Next". Learn more at First The Seed Foundation. .
The 35th Annual Farm & Forest Expo is the perfect place for inspiration to jump start your garden. Chat with the vendors or take advantage of the many workshops. From Master Gardeners to Beekeepers to NH Agriculture in the Classroom, you are sure to find some great ideas. Visit on Friday 2/2/18 from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm and on Saturday 2/3/18 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. more information