Earth Day Work Parties

As Earth Day approaches, do something significant for the earth! Volunteer a few hours of your time locally to help make a difference. Help us restore the American Chestnut to Connecticut, by volunteering a few hours of your time towards planting our crop of CT originating backcross nuts in one of CT's Research Orchards. Join […]

Regional Grower's Meeting

The regional growers meeting is this Saturday! The meeting is taking place at the Marion Gerrish Community Center in Derry, New Hampshire (see directions below) from 12:30-4:30, though I won't be surprised if the meeting lasts longer, as we have a lot to cover! Coffee and snacks will be provided. Lunch is on your own. […]

Mycorrhizae and the American Chestnut: An Underground Tale of Mystery

Jonathan Palmerjmpalmer@plantpath.wisc.eduall material is protected by copyright Mycorrhizae: What are they and what do they do? The success of any plant species such as chestnut is dependent upon environmental conditions such as soil pH, soil porosity, water availability, light availability, and so on. Also important are the mycorrhizal fungi present in the soil. “Myco” means […]