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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Woman teaching children about gardening

Employment Opportunities at UMaine Extension in Hancock County

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Hancock County is hiring for two positions based in the Ellsworth office: Administrative Specialist CL1 For complete job description and to apply The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Hancock County is seeking to fill the position of Administrative Specialist CL1.  This position will provide a variety of […]

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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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