Garden Chats

tomatoes on the vineUMaine Extension presents Garden Chats: Growing Resilience from the Ground Up

March 30, 2020, through June 10, 2020:  1-hour Zoom session every Monday and Wednesday

Starting Monday, March 30, UMaine Extension will begin a Garden Chats ZOOM series. These 1-hour sessions will be held every Monday at 9:00 AM and Wednesday at 12:00 PM. All gardeners are invited to join members of the UMaine Extension Home Horticulture team as they offer short online lessons on featured topics followed by a facilitated discussion with fellow gardeners from around the state and beyond.

Just tune in either through your computer or by phone. No registration necessary.

Wondering how to use Zoom? Download the Zoom App (free to sign up!) on your desktop or mobile device and then visit the Joining a Meeting page on Zoom Help Center website for instructions.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
Or Telephone: US: +1 312.626.6799 or +1 646.876.9923 or +1 301.715.8592
Meeting ID: 786-090-734

Week 9: Wildlife Control

Monday, May 25, 9am: Memorial Day – No Garden Chat scheduled
Wednesday, May 27, 12pm: Wildlife Control with Adam Vachon, USDA APHIS

Week 10: Irrigation and Composting

Monday, June 1, 9am: Drip Irrigation with Frank Wertheim, Extension Educator, and Allan Amioka, Master Gardener Volunteer
Wednesday, June 3, 12pm: Composting with Mark Hutchinson, Extension Educator,

Week 11: Sustainable Landscaping, Pt 2

Monday, June 8, 9am: Water-wise Gardening with Mary Wicklund, Extension Home Horticulture Coordinator,
Wednesday, June 10, 12pm: Landscape Design (rescheduled session) with Charlene Gray, UMaine Lecturer and Academic Program Coordinator for Environmental Horticulture and Sustainable Agriculture,

Looking for resources and contact information from previous Garden Chats? Check out our Garden Chats Resource page

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Caragh Fitzgerald at  207.622.7546 or