Tag: gardening

Creating Fall Wreaths and Bouquets

What Nature leaves behind in the fall is perfect for creating stunning 3-D décor. Clever ideas on what to collect, how to preserve, and ways to arrange will be offered by Alma Johnson, artist and Penobscot County Master Gardener Volunteer.  Watch Alma put together both a dried French bouquet and a fall foliage bouquet.  Learn […]

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Master Gardener volunteer working in a "Square Foot" garden bed. Produced grown is donated to a local food pantry in Ellsworth.

Grow Your Own Veggies!

Did you know that you can grow better vegetables with a bit of botany and soil science under your belt?  Join us on Saturday, May 11th from 10:30 am – Noon at the Hancock County Cooperative Extension office, 63 Boggy Brook Road in Ellsworth.  Marjorie Peronto has trained hundreds of Master Gardener Volunteers, and she’s […]

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Safe Solutions for Garden Pests and Disease Problems workshop

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 […]

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