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Gardening: More People Tending to Summer Gardens During Lockdown; Answers to Gardening Questions


Are you one of the many who have turned to gardening during the pandemic as a source of comfort, food or outdoor activity? Our gardening experts return to answer questions about planting, pruning, pest-control and more.


Pamela Hargest, horticulture professional, Cumberland County Cooperative Extension

Gary Fish, state horticulturalist, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry


Cindy helps produce Maine Public's live call-in show Maine Calling, and sometimes hosts the show—as well as the All Books Considered Book Club. Her first foray into journalism after graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism was to intern with CNN in China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre. She then worked in print journalism over the decades, as a factchecker, writer and editor, with publications ranging from the Los Angeles Times Magazine to the magazine of the National Zoo to a food trends magazine.