Insider secrets from Maine people
who LOVE to put their hands in the dirt !
Learn to Garden Successfully in Maine from Experienced Gardeners
Best trees, shrubs, perennials
Best Bulbs, annuals & more…
Pests and what we do about them
Learn about garden tours, find the outstanding garden centers, meet kindred spirits
Best gardening books, catalogs, & web sites
The Maine Garden Journal, is a compilation of the knowledge and experience of gardeners throughout the state of Maine – from Zone 3b in extremely northern Maine to Zone 6a along our rocky coast. Discover fabulous gardening information that applies to all cold-climate, short-season areas of the country.
“The Maine Garden Journal is just what every Maine gardener needs: the real dirt on what’s worth growing in our beautiful but sometimes challenging state. I loved reading about what my fellow Mainers are up to.”
Barbara Damrosch, author of The Garden Primer
“Lisa presents the collective wisdom of gardeners from all parts of Maine. Probably every Maine gardener who reads this book will find the name of a friend. We’ve all checked locally produced cookbooks for recipes submitted by friends we know to be good cooks. Lisa’s book allows us to check for gardening recommendations from friends we know to be good gardeners. Thanks, Lisa!”
Dr. Lois Berg Stack
University of Maine Extension Specialist, Ornamental Horticulture
“… a fascinating book that will become a Maine standard. The Maine Garden Journal is a wonderful compilation of knowledge and inspiration for novice gardeners and seasoned professionals—or to anyone who dreams of tilling or fulfilling their garden vision. Beautiful photographs commingled with down east gardening tips and practicality make this a valuable resource for every Maine gardener.”
Bruce John Riddell, Landscape Architect