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Rain Garden

What is a Rain Garden? A rain garden is an intentional low spot, or depression designed to collect rainwater runoff. Rainwater runoff occurs when rain lands on surfaces like parking lots, driveways, roofs, or even compacted lawns that can not be absorb by the land. Why collect rainwater runoff? Collecting rainwater runoff prevents water from flowing…

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Great Inspiration

As summer approaches, I often think of those who have inspired me in the landscape profession. One of my favorites is Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959).   She spent her summers in Maine as a child and then as an adult she made Bar Harbor a permanent residence. While she was educated in the great gardens of Europe, her love of the rocky Maine coast and the…

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Perennial Plant of the Year

Each year the Perennial Plant Association names a new ‘Perennial Plant of the Year’. Plants receive this designation by vote from the members of the association. Plants are chosen based on five criteria: “suitability for a wide range of climate conditions, low-maintenance requirements, relatively pest and disease resistant, readily available in the year of promotion,…

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Good Deeds | SeacoastOnline.com

Landscaping company donates services for Fabulous Find’s new home BERWICK, Maine — Salmon Falls Nursery and Landscaping has donated its excavation services to The Fabulous Find thrift shop during the nonprofit’s recent expansion into a new Kittery location. Read the rest of the article here: Business: Good Deeds | SeacoastOnline.com

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The Fabulous Find’s recent move.

NONPROFIT THRIFT STORE “THE FABULOUS FIND” REOPENS IN NEW KITTERY LOCATION Donations Needed to Fund Store’s Monthly Charitable Gifts to Seacoast Nonprofits February 18, 2013 – Kittery, Maine – The Fabulous Find Thrift Shop has reopened for business in a new, larger location at 139 State Road in Kittery. A February Donation Drive is in…

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