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Intro to Vegetable Gardening: From Seed to Harvest

June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

| $50 – $100
Vegetables growing in in-ground beds at Tidewater Farm

Program Fee*: Sliding scale, $50-$100
Registration: Required, Register online
Location: Various locations in Falmouth and Portland

Join us for a five-part vegetable gardening series where you’ll learn the techniques to start your garden and build a community to support your success! Designed for beginning gardeners who enjoy learning in a group environment, the workshops will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to start their own small vegetable gardens. Each session will cover a different topic, including garden planning, seed starting, soil and bed preparation, planting and early care techniques, and harvesting.

The course will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month on Feb. 28, March 27, April 24, May 29 and June 26 at various locations in Falmouth and Portland. Registration is required and the program fee* is offered on a sliding scale, $50 – $100. This program is being offered in collaboration with Cultivating Community.

Program Schedule:

  • February 28, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Planning your Garden
    • Location: Cultivating Community, Portland
  • March 27, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Starting Seeds Indoors
    • Location: Extension Office, Falmouth
  • April 24, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Soil and Bed Preparation
    • Location: Tidewater Farm, Falmouth
  • May 29, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Planting and Early Care
    • Location: Boyd Street Urban Farm, Portland
  • June 26, 5:00 – 7:00 pm:  Maintaining and Harvesting your Garden
    • Location: Tidewater Farm, Falmouth

*Please contact us if these payment options still prove a barrier for participation.


June 26
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$50 – $100
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Pamela Hargest
207.781.6099 or 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine)