Gardening Webinar Series

Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension for a six-part gardening webinar series this winter! Beginning January 13, the winter portion of this series will take place every other Wednesday at 6:00 PM until March 24. These 1-hour webinars will include a 40-minute presentation, following by Q&A and discussion.

Registration is required with a $5 suggested donation (optional) 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


Optimizing Plant Growth with Indoor LightingSnapdragons under grow light

Wednesday, January 27, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on January 27)
Moderator: Emma Erler, Education Center Program Coordinator for UNH Extension
Instructor: Jonathan Ebba, Landscape and Greenhouse Field Specialist for UNH Extension


Science of PruningMaking a pruning cut

Wednesday, February 10, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on February 10)
Moderator: Nate Bernitz, Infoline Program Coordinator for UNH Extension
Instructor: Emma Erler, Education Center Program Coordinator for UNH Extension


Edible LandscapingBeach plums growing on a tree

Wednesday, February 24, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on February 24)
Moderator: Kate Garland, Horticulture Professional for UMaine Extension
Panel:

  • Marjorie Peronto, Horticulture Educator for UMaine Extension
  • Mary Wicklund, Home Horticulture Coordinator for UMaine Extension
  • Pamela Hargest, Horticulture Professional for UMaine Extension

Ornamental Garden DesignGardens at Tidewater Farm in Falmouth

Wednesday, March 10, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on March 10)
Moderator: Kate Garland, Horticulture Professional for UMaine Extension
Instructor: Charlene Gray, Program Coordinator for Environmental Horticulture and Sustainable Agriculture for the University of Maine


Protecting Fruit Trees from Insects and DiseasesPeaches growing on a tree

Wednesday, March 24, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Registration: Online here (registration closes at 4pm on March 24)
Moderator: Nate Bernitz, Infoline Program Coordinator for UNH Extension
Panel:

  • Glen Koehler, Associate Scientist of Integrated Pest Management for the University of Maine
  • George Hamilton, Fruit & Vegetable Production Field Specialist for UNH Extension

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For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Pamela Hargest at pamela.hargest@maine.edu or 207.781.6099.