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Information & Resources for Planting and Growing

Information & Resources for Planting and Growing

If you have questions about how to plant and care for your flower bulbs, trees, shrubs, berries, or fruit trees, we’d like to help. Check out the links below and contact us if you still need more guidance.

A comprehensive guide for planting and caring for bare root stock.

Through UNH Extension, volunteers will connect you with UNH experts to answer questions pertaining to lawn and garden care. Call 1-877-EXT-GROW (398-4769) or email answers@unh.edu

This site has lots of straight forward information about planting bulbs, from planning your garden to caring for them.

Have a question for a local Master Gardener? Get in touch with them here.

If you are growing blueberries, raspberries, or strawberries, check this page out. It has links to articles and fact sheets, from the basics to troubleshooting pests, and more.

A collection of articles and fact sheets for fruit trees, as well as event announcements, such as tree pruning workshops.

Spring Plant Sale 2020

Spring Plant Sale 2020

Sorry, we can no longer accept new orders for the 2020 Plant Sale. Sign up for our mailing list to be notified when the 2021 sale starts.

It’s time for the annual spring plant sale! Orders are due March 27th April 8th!. There are two options for ordering: by mail or online. Contact us if you have any questions!

(603) 749-3037 alena@straffordccd.org 264 County Farm Road, Dover NH 03820

Pick- Up Day

If you placed an order, you should receive an email and letter with detailed pick up instructions. You can pick up your order on Saturday, May 2nd, 9am to 2pm, at the Rochester Fairgrounds. Or, Monday, May 4th, 2pm to 6pm at the same place.

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 and the stay-at-home order, we will not have walk-in sales on pick-up day. If you didn’t get to place an order, we apologize and we hope you will keep us in mind for next year!

Option 1: Order By Mail

Download and print the catalog and order form (or ask us to mail you one). Send in your order form with a check or money order. We’ll email or mail you a receipt and pick-up instructions.

Option 2: Order Online

Our web store is closed until next year.

Are we out of anything?

  • We are all out of Bloodroot bulbs,
  • Dutchman’s Breeches bulbs,
  • Arrow leaf ginger bulbs,
  • Strawberries,
  • Sugar maples,
  • Managing Alternative Pollinators (book),
  • Composters,
  • Rain Barrels,
  • And Macoun Apple Trees have been replaced by Honeycrisp due to a rabbit incident

I’m looking for something that isn’t in the catalog

Volunteer

Volunteering is canceled this year, stay home and stay healthy!

If you enjoy working with plants and meeting other plant-lovers, you might be interested in helping us out with the plant sale! You’ll receive a coupon for free plants. Volunteers help us to accomplish our very simple goal of providing low-cost, high quality, plants year after year as a service to Strafford County residents. Thank you.

New Hampshire No-Till Solutions: Feb 14th at the Farm and Forest Expo!

New Hampshire No-Till Solutions: Feb 14th at the Farm and Forest Expo!

Join us at the NH Farm and Forest Expo on February 14th for roundtable discussions on how to make no-till practices work on New Hampshire Farms. All levels of experience with no-till farming are welcome. Agricultural service providers from UNH Cooperative Extension, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Conservation Districts will facilitate and provide information about opportunities for farmers. Come to one or both discussion sessions. Hosted by the New Hampshire Soil Health Partnership. Visit nhsoilhealth.org for other events and information. 

10:00-11:30, Dairy Producers’ Roundtable Discussion
1:00-2:00, Vegetable Growers’ Roundtable Discussion

February 14, 2020

Hale Room
DoubleTree by Hilton
700 Elm St, Manchester, NH

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