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Shelley Wigglesworth

Biography:

Shelley Fleming-Wigglesworth is a certified Maine Master Gardener and award winning newspaper columnist from Kennebunk, Maine. She has been writing for the York County Coast Star for more than a decade as a freelance columnist and features writer. In 2010 she began writing her own gardening column “The Master Gardener’s Notebook” for Tourist News. She also teaches gardening classes at local schools and colleges

Garden and Potting Shed Styles

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Garden and potting sheds are as diverse as the people who own and use them. Charming and intriguing,... Read More »

Birdhouses in the Garden

8 votes, 4.38 avg. rating (86% score)

“Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.” ~Chinese proverb~ Birds and... Read More »

Fall Decorating Ideas | 10 Simple Ways to Add Garden Style

Fall Decorating Ideas | 10 Simple Ways to Add Garden Style

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

  Fall is in the air, and with the gardening season just about over, now is the time... Read More »

Start Composting with Worms

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Vermicomposting is a self-contained and modified alternative or addition to traditional outdoor composting. It consists of using small... Read More »

Gardening with Moss

4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (91% score)

Lush, woodsy, musky, earthy green moss. It’s hard to believe that some folks actually try to rid nature’s... Read More »

Architectural Elements in the Garden

6 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (91% score)

Want to set the mood in your yard? Try adding architectural elements in the garden. Whether your idea... Read More »

Tantalizing Tomato Tips

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

There’s something very satisfying about picking a perfectly ripe home-grown tomato from the vine to slice and eat... Read More »

Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ Markets

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There’s something special about purchasing the food that nourishes and sustains our bodies and souls directly from the... Read More »

Berry Festivals in New England

5 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (93% score)

There is nothing like a good old-fashioned New England Strawberry or Blueberry festival. Though there are hundreds of... Read More »

Install a Backyard Rock and Water Garden

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

Want to add an interesting focal point to your garden area? Consider installing a backyard water garden. I... Read More »

Grow Fresh Herbs in Your Garden

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

There is nothing like walking out to the garden on a summer day to snip fresh mint for... Read More »

Answers to Your Toughest Gardening Questions

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

Q. I am crazy for herbs (cilantro, basil, parsley and mint). How can I get a head start... Read More »

Force Flowering Trees to Bloom Inside

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Almost all native flowering trees can be forced to bloom indoors, ahead of nature’s schedule. As soon as... Read More »

Gardening in New England | Top 5 Tips

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Tips to make Gardening More Effective, Enjoyable and Environmentally Friendly Garden blogger, Shelley Wigglesworth, shares her top 5... Read More »



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