Tidewater Farm Events

Field Days at Tidewater Farm

Join us at Tidewater Farm on the second Saturday of the month from June to October, rain or shine, for our family-friendly field days! 

Come experience the gardens at Tidewater Farm, learn about what we do, ask your gardening questions, and participate in hands-on demonstrations with UMaine Extension Staff and Master Gardener Volunteers. Demonstrations begin at 10:30 AM. Child-friendly activities will be provided. No registration required.

Saturday, October 14, 10:00 AM to Noon: Putting the Gardens to Bed | Supporting Soil Health

Peas and oats growing in garden bed as cover cropParticipate in a hands-on demonstration of how to put your gardens to bed, including practices that will support wildlife during the winter months. Then, learn how to conduct a soil test, amend your soil based on the soil test results, and protect your soil going into the winter months.


Garden Workshops

Wednesday September 27, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM: Getting to Know Garden Herbs

Garden herbs growing at Tidewater FarmProgram Fee: Sliding Scale, $5-$15
Registration: Required, Register Online

Join Tidewater Farm’s Master Gardener Volunteers at the demonstration garden to sample tea made from easy to grow herbs, learn how to make an aromatic healing salve from flowers, learn about harvesting and storing herbs including ginger and turmeric, and enjoy a tour where all can share tips for using garden herbs.

If you have any questions or would like to request an accommodation, please contact Pamela Hargest at pamela.hargest@maine.edu.

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