Don’t Just Stand There — Plant Something!
In our state and across the country, the number of new gardeners is growing. Why have so many Mainers embraced a growing movement? It’s simple: just by planting something you can improve your quality of life.
For kids, learning about horticulture is tied to a variety of learning achievements, life skills, and well-being. Planting gives kids a sense of pride and a connection to the world around them, and it’s a great reason to get outside and be more active.
What are you waiting for? It’s easier than you think to make major changes in your quality of life and the lives of those around you just by planting something.
When we plant vegetables we benefit from good, healthy food. But planting anything, from herbs to shrubs means we're getting outside, increasing our heart rate. And, time spent in the outdoors is tied to better mental health as well.Read More
Improve property value, add instant curb appeal to your home, your block, your neighborhood, and your town.Read More
Trees and shrubs are nature's janitor. They remove carbon dioxide from the air, counteract car emissions and decrease pollutants and that's just for starters.Read More