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BUSTING GARDEN MYTHS

August 8, 2018
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Anecdotal information from another gardener, maybe a snippet overheard when strolling in a garden, kernels of wisdom that have somehow become truths in your gardening world. I hear a lot of these so I thought I’d share some with you and give you the straight scoop.   MYTH 1: When it comes to fertilizer, pesticides […]

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

January 15, 2018
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“Did you ever meet a gardener, who, however fair his ground, was absolutely content and pleased? Is there not always a tree to be felled or a bed to be turned? Is there not ever some grand mistake to be remedied next summer?” This quote from Samuel Reynolds Hole in A Book About Roses in […]

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The Ecology School

April 21, 2016
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The mission of Ecology Education, Inc. is to foster stewardship for the Earth by reimagining education through the science of ecology and the practice of sustainability. Philosophy Since 1998, The Ecology School has brought innovative ecology education programs to thousands of children throughout New England and nationwide. In everything we do – leading overnight and […]

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Woodbury Farm Market

April 19, 2016
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 Woodbury Farm Market,located in the picturesque town of Woodbury Connecticut, has been a family owned business for almost 60 years. We strive to set ourselves apart from other garden centers by stocking only the healthiest, most beautiful hanging baskets and mixed containers.Our garden center offers a wide variety and unique selection of high-quality plants and […]

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Organically Approved Handcrafted Compost Blends

January 10, 2012
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With the recent proliferation of high cost, handcrafted, organically approved soils in the urban gardening market, gardening consumers are more aware of what ingredients combine to make a healthy environment for plants to thrive. Coast of Maine has been making handcrafted compost blends since 1996 using marine residuals, like lobster shells, that are rich in […]

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The Coast of Maine Broadcast Network

January 10, 2012
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At Coast of Maine we are constantly looking for ways to promote the independent garden centers who carry our products. Last year we started posting videos to the Facebook pages of those garden centers. You may have seen a few on your Facebook page. The results have been wonderful. Views of our videos are way […]

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The Skinny on Shellfish Allergies and Lobster Compost

April 13, 2011
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We get several calls a year at www.coastofmaine.com from gardeners who are concerned about exposing themselves, or their loved ones, to possible shellfish allergens. People who are allergic to shellfish are actually reacting to a muscle protein, called a tropomyosin, in the shrimp, crab or lobster. It’s not the shells that cause allergies. According to […]

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Relationships, Beautiful Places and Great Products

April 30, 2010
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One of our longtime customers, Nathan Russell from Granite Gardens in Tenants Harbor, Maine called to place his order the other day. Nathan uses his own truck to pick up our compost products for his garden center. Although it is beautiful, the ride is over 3 hours to our composting and bagging facility in Marion, Maine.   […]

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