Melt your loved one’s heart by lighting natural beeswax candles instead of conventional candles, which are usually made from petroleum-based wax, synthetic dyes, and fake fragrances that may produce toxins and pollute your indoor space. Let love blossom by giving certified, organically grown flowers, or better yet – a potted plant that can become a Read More
Even though we are in the middle of fall it is never to early to start thinking about spring. Consider planting bulbs this month so that you can enjoy flowers in the months to come. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
“Lady’s Slippers were mentioned in your June enewsletter. They are quite common in northern Maine, especially the white ones. Pink ones are growing in my backyard in Oakland, where the threat to them is not picking by humans but eating by either squirrels, chipmunks, or deer, or maybe all three. Haven’t observed the violator(s) yet.” Photos taken Read More
Use water from the dishpan, the dehumidifier, and cooking pots (once cooled below 100 degrees) to water your houseplants or the flowerbed next to your front door. The food particles are actually good for your plants. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here. Read More
“These photos were shot on January 31, 2016. After a few mild days, the snow shoveled from our kitchen steps receded, revealing Galanthus, or Snowdrops, in a foundation planting almost in bloom! The earliest I can remember finding them.” Photos by NRCM member Terry Sprague of North Haven, Maine To see past My Maine This Week photos, Read More
This photo of lady slippers in Searsport was taken by NRCM member Jewell Childs Hurd of Morrill, Maine. To see past My Maine This Week photos, or to submit a photo of your own to be featured on our website, please visit www.nrcm.org/our-maine/my-maine-this-week.
“Lady Slippers in the woods near my house, taken in late May, 2014.” – Photo by NRCM member Marjorie DeSanctis of Scarborough, Maine To see past My Maine This Week photos, or to submit a photo of your own to be featured on our website, please visit www.nrcm.org/our-maine/my-maine-this-week.