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Six New Beds in Place!

Thanks to all who showed up to help move the new beds into place. We had “weightlifters” Joanna and Craig from CCBA, as well as Michael, Eph, Cherry, Liz, Polly, and Pat  . . . and was it ever cold! … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?

There’s still snow on many of the beds and the ground is a soggy mess, but good things are happening in the garden.  Thanks to a donation by Liz Bickell and Cherry Angell, six new raised beds have been built … Continue reading

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A Voice for Change: Canillas Community Garden

Lebanon Times  FEBRUARY 22, 2018 BY CINDY HEATH Tucked behind a downtown Lebanon playing field, the Canillas Community Garden is a bustling hub for longtime residents as well as Lebanon’s growing international community. The garden’s visionary founders are preparing to celebrate … Continue reading

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Change the Narrative

This is an excellent article by Cat Buxton of Grow More, Waste Less. What she says for Vermont can surely be said for New Hampshire and for much of agriculture in this country. We hope, in our own small way at … Continue reading

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Canillas Mint Tea

Mint is prolific and quite unruly in the garden . . .  but on cold winter days, when the temperatures are in the minuses, it is such a comfort to have a pot of hot mint tea to connect us … Continue reading

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Seed Saving Comes to Canillas!

The Hanover Garden Club sponsored two inspiring seed saving-related events this past week: The documentary Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds on Monday and a presentation by Ken Green of Hudson Valley Seed on Tuesday.(Watch “Open Sesame” trailer) Genetic diversity is … Continue reading

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Peppers in December!

My peppers had a slow start in the garden this year. Too much rain. When frost was threatening, and they were in flower, I dug this plant up and brought it inside. Peppers love sun and my window only gets … Continue reading

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