Growing Maine Gardeners

icon graphic for Growing Maine Gardeners Join UMaine Extension Horticulturist Kate Garland and her kids as they show how to spark interest in youth for the activity of gardening and as they get a jump start on spring with these gardening activities.

On social media platforms: Be sure to share your gardening adventures by using the hashtag #GrowingMaineGardeners


Tomato in a Bag (YouTube)

Instruction Sheet to Download and Print:

Instruction Sheet: Tomato in a Bag (PDF)


Bean Bags (YouTube)

Instruction Sheet to Download and Print:

Instruction Sheet: Bean Bags (PDF)


Native Tree Seed Observation (YouTube)

Instruction Sheet to Download and Print:

Instruction Sheet: Native Tree Seed Observation (PDF)


How to Establish a Straw Bale Garden, Part I: Site Selection and Prep (YouTube)

Instruction Sheet to Download and Print:

Instruction Sheet: How to Establish a Straw Bale Garden (PDF)


How to Grow Microgreens Indoors (YouTube)

https://youtu.be/jdL1oqhd50M

Instruction Sheet to Download and Print:

Instruction Sheet: How to Grow Microgreens Indoors (PDF)


Seed Tape (YouTube)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ny1Ku4G50Y&feature=youtu.be

UMaine Extension Horticulturist Kate Garland and her kids will show you how to make seed tape.

Instruction Sheet to Download and Print:

Instruction Sheet: Seed Tape, Growing Maine Gardeners (PDF)


April 9, 2020:
Jump Start Spring, Forcing Branches Indoors (YouTube)

Get a jump start on spring by forcing woody branches to leaf out and flower indoors. UMaine Extension Horticulturist Kate Garland and her kids will show you how.