YardScaping - THE EXPERTS
Mary Cerullo. The Friends of Casco Bay, associate director
Mary directs the five-year-old BayScaping outreach program. The effort educates homeowners in the Casco Bay watershed about environmentally friendly lawn care.
Gary Fish. Maine Board of Pesticides Control, manager of pesticide programs
Gary is informally known as the “turf guy” and is a licensed professional forester. He knows an inestimable amount about lawns, trees and shrubs.
Clay Kirby. University of Maine Cooperative Extension, entomologist
Whether you have an insect that needs to be identified or just a piece of the damaged leaf it left behind, Clay is your go to guy. He serves as the entomologist at the University’s Insect and Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab.
Barb Murphy. Oxford County Cooperative Extension, extension educator
Barb is an excellent home gardening resource—from plants to pests. She is an instructor for the Master Gardener program.
Lois Stack. University of Maine Cooperative Extension, ornamental horticulturist
Lois has served the “green industry” in Maine for nearly 20 years. Her research has included invasive plant species.
Cheryl Rich. Southern Maine Community College, Plant & Soil Technology Dept. Chair
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Bruce Watt. University of Maine Cooperative Extension, plant pathologist
If there is a particular plant disease that’s running rampant in Maine, Bruce would know. He works with Clay at the University’s Insect and Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab, which operates year-round and offers diagnostic services to the public.
Frank Wertheim. York County Cooperative Extension, extension educator
Frank has a heap of knowledge in home gardening: composting, insect and plant disease identification, soil testing and integrated pest management, to name a few.
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