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When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times
- by Steve Solomon. This is a more advanced book for those who are serious about raising food. In this volume, Steve explains why intensive gardening methods are not natural and therefore require great amounts of energy and effort to maintain. A lot of information regarding soil health and cover cropping is included.
Places to Visit:
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens -
Barters Island Road, Boothbay, ME 04537
Colonel Black Mansion Formal Gardens
- Route 172, Ellsworth, ME
Historic Conway Homestead and Museum
- Route 1 and Conway Road, Camden, ME
Lyle E. Littlefield Ornamentals Trial Garden and Research
Center - University of Maine, 5772 Deering Hall,
Orono, ME 04469
Rogers Farm - University of Maine
Research Farm, Bennoch Rd., Stillwater, ME 04468
Wadsworth Longfellow House - 485
Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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