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Cooperative Extension in Penobscot County

Total Eclipse Prep Party for 4-H Volunteers

On April 8, 2024, parts of Maine will experience a total solar eclipse- and this won’t happen for another 20 years! A total solar eclipse happens when the moon lies exactly between the sun and the Earth, casting its shadow on a small patch of the Earth’s surface. Does the idea of a total solar eclipse […]

Managing Insects and Disease in the Home Garden

Old Nokomis Building 266 Williams Road, Newport, ME, United States

Japanese beetles, slugs, squash bugs, powdery mildew, blight, grubs . . . gardening joy can come hand-in-hand with gardening woes. This workshop will help you develop a non-chemical strategy for managing some of the common pests we encounter in Maine gardens. Presented by University of Maine Cooperative Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland. Pre-registration required – $15/person […]

$15

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