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Safe Solutions for Garden Pests and Disease Problems workshop

May 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Marjorie Peronto of Maine Cooperative Extension will lead this free workshop

Ellsworth—With the growing season right around the corner, preparing for an abundant and healthy garden is on our minds. On Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 10 am to 11 am, Marjorie Peronto, of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Service will lead a healthy gardening program at the Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center in Ellsworth.

She will demonstrate ways to grow a robust vegetable and flower garden without using pesticides. She will share ways to protect your health and the environment with garden management practices such as building healthy soil, rotating your crops, identifying insects, learning their life cycles, and encouraging biodiversity in your garden.

The workshop is free and open to all. Please call 207-664-0339 with questions or to register. If you’d like to register online, you can do so by visiting our website at and click on the Safe Solutions slide.


May 1, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center – Ellsworth
23 Commerce Park
Ellsworth, Hancock County 04605
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