Vermiculture Workshop offered

JOIN US!  Saturday, August 12th – 10 AM Learn the Wonders of Worms! How to Turn Your Kitchen Scraps into Garden Compost This free workshop -open to the public -will be presented on vermiculture.  Master Gardener Volunteers, Lavon Bartel and David Struck, will explain while the worms demonstrate the value of composting with worms.  Learn […]

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Raspberries and Blackberries

Workshop: Grow Your Best Berries

The 2023 UMaine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers monthly workshop series begins on Saturday, April 8 at 10:00 AM.  Dr. David Handley will present Grow Your Best Berries at the Cooperative Extension office in Ellsworth. Raspberries and blackberries are among the favorite fruit of Maine gardeners, but keeping the plants vigorous and productive can be […]

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Rhoades Butterfly Park

UMaine Cooperative Extension Programs during COVID-19

UMaine Cooperative Extension: Responding to COVID-19 Maine Farm Product & Pick-Up Directory Learn at Home with 4-H: Educational Resources to use during school closures Victory Garden for ME – YouTube Series Gardening for Wildlife Series – (registration required) Other resources always free and available: YouTube | Publications Mondays 9:00-10:00 am: Garden Chats (weekly topic varies) 10:00 am: Mainely Dish, at-home cooking […]

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Winter Sowing in Jugs workshops offered in Brooksville and Blue Hill

Learn how to sow seeds in January and forget about them until spring!  Martha Bunim Moss, Master Gardener Volunteer of Hancock County will teach hands-on how to use milk or water jugs as a mini-greenhouse.  You will learn, practice, and take home planted jugs to place outside.  Seeds will freeze and thaw throughout the winter, […]

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