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Create a Worm Farm

April 14, 2014

Photo and article by Carol Quish for UConn Extension The basics of keeping a worm farm are easy. Explaining why you would want to have one is a little harder to justify to people, particularly family members. Having been a worm farmer for over twenty years, my family finally just accepts and then ignores the fact […]

Collegiate 4-H Program

April 11, 2014

The Connecticut 4-H youth program prepares youth to meet the needs of a global economy, while learning new skills, meeting new friends and discovering new things about themselves and the world through UConn Extension’s research-driven programs. Whatever your interest, 4-H has a place for you. 4-H programs offer youth fun, hands-on learning activities that foster skills and character […]

10 Tips for the April Gardener

April 08, 2014

1.     Choose planting areas based on exposure to sun, shade, wind and distance from water source. 2.     Purchase onion sets for planting and set 1 inch deep and 4 to 5 inches apart when soil can be worked. 3.     Get the jump on weeds in garden beds by pulling out any that overwinter and applying […]

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