Gardening Webinar Series

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension for a gardening webinar series this winter and spring! Beginning April 14, the spring portion of this series will take place every other Wednesday at 6:00 PM until June 23. These one hour and 15-minute webinars will include a 40-minute presentation, followed by Q&A and discussion.

Registration is required with a sliding scale program fee ($0 – $10) for each webinar. Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for a webinar. All sessions will be recorded and shared with participants following the event. If you are unable to attend the live session, please register to receive a copy of the recording and a resource list.

Need help connecting with Zoom? Contact the US:IT Service Help Desk: 800.696.4357  or  help@maine.edu


Weed Management for the Perennial and Ornamental LandscapeGardener holding common garden weeds

Wednesday, April 28, 6:00 – 7:15 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on April 28)
Moderator: Nate Bernitz, Home Horticulture Outreach Program Manager for UNH Extension
Instructor: Emma Erler, Field Specialist in Landscape and Greenhouse Horticulture for UNH Extension


Preparing Your Garden Site: Getting Ahead of WeedsSheet mulching

Wednesday, May 12, 6:00 – 7:15 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on May 12)
Moderator: Nate Bernitz, Home Horticulture Outreach Program Manager for UNH Extension
Instructor: Nick Rowley, Food and Agriculture Field Specialist for UNH Extension


Supporting Pollinators in Your LandscapeBumble bee on blueberry flower

Wednesday, May 26, 6:00 – 7:15 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on May 26)
Moderator: Lynne Holland, Community Education Assistant for UMaine Extension
Instructors:

  • Phil Fanning, Assistant Professor of Entomologist, University of Maine
  • Emma Erler, Field Specialist in Landscape and Greenhouse Horticulture for UNH Extension

Getting the Most Out of Compost and ManurePerson holding composted manure in hands

Wednesday, June 9, 6:00 – 7:15 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on June 9)
Moderator: Nate Bernitz, Home Horticulture Outreach Program Manager for UNH Extension
Instructor: Olivia Sunders, Field Specialist in Fruit & Vegetable Production for UNH Extension


Irrigation for the Home GardenDrip irrigation in raised bed garden

Wednesday, June 23, 6:00 – 7:15 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on
Moderator: Marjorie Peronto, Extension Educator for UMaine Extension
Instructors:

  • Rebecca Long, Agriculture and Food Systems Professional for UMaine Extension
  • Pamela Hargest, Horticulture Professional for UMaine Extension

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For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact us at extension.gardening@maine.edu or 207.781.6099.