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February 2020

Starting Seeds Indoors

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Kate Garland, Horticulturist, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Presenting: A free hands-on workshop where participants will sow their own seeds to bring home and learn about best practices for starting vegetable and ornamental seedlings indoors. Open to everyone!

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March 2020

Rogers Farm Planning Meeting

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
UMaine Cooperative Extension – Penobscot County, 307 Maine Ave.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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307 Maine Ave., Bangor, ME FMY: katherine.garland@maine.edu or Kate Garland 207.942.7396

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Growing Hemp In Maine

March 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Jeff’s Catering, Littlefield Dr
Brewer, 04412 United States
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Interest in hemp production has increased significantly with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. Hemp can be grown to produce grain, fiber, and medicinal products. There are specific rules and licensing requirements that affect the production of this crop in the State of Maine. At this conference, we will be discussing newly changed licensing requirements/regulations, production, pest management, harvest, drying, and processing, as well as potential markets and economics of the crop. Come learn the latest on regional research…

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Maine Herb Society Meeting

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
UMaine Cooperative Extension – Penobscot County, 307 Maine Ave.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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All Welcome! Refreshments at 9:30 am Meeting at 10:00 am March Speaker: Marjorie Peronto, Extension Educator, Hancock County Pruning Woody Landscape Plants Purpose: To promote the study, value, and use of herbs as they relate to our daily life. Membership: Open to any person with an interest in knowledge of herbs. Dues: $15.00 annually We welcome you to visit any of our meetings Disclaimer: The Maine Herb Society does not endorse any claims made by our speakers.  

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Native Plants for the Home Landscape – Hampden

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hampden Adult Ed Hampden, ME 04444 United States + Google Map
$9

Native plants offer very important food and shelter resources for wildlife, birds and beneficial insects. They play an especially important role in our ecosystem as more and more of our wild spaces are being developed. Learn how home landscapes can enhance biodiversity and gather some ideas for natives that will beautify and even address some challenging landscape situations.

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Native Plants for the Home Landscape

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nokomis Regional High School, 266 Williams Rd
Newport, ME 04969 United States
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$5

Native plants offer very important food and shelter resources for wildlife, birds and beneficial insects. They play an especially important role in our ecosystem as more and more of our wild spaces are being developed. Learn how home landscapes can enhance biodiversity and gather some ideas for natives that will beautify and even address some challenging landscape situations. Min class size 8.

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All About Succulents

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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A free hands-on workshop on succulents. Plant your own & bring it home. Succulents provided by the Urban Garden Center. Workshop presented by Lauren Tuell, UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteer.

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Growing in a Greenhouse, March 2020 – Canceled

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMaine Cooperative Extension – Penobscot County, 307 Maine Ave.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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$10

Growing in a Greenhouse scheduled for March 12 in Piscataquis and March 25th in Penobscot is now canceled. We ask for your patience as we begin to process refunds for participants. Thank you for your cooperation and please do not hesitate to reach out to Anette Moulton at anette.moulton@maine.edu or 207.564.3301 if you have any questions. This year we are sponsoring a program with Dr. Matt Wallhead, UMaine Extension Horticultural Specialist focused on specific crops, scheduling seeding, using plugs, transplanting,…

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April 2020

Maine Herb Society Meeting – Cancelled

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMaine Cooperative Extension – Penobscot County, 307 Maine Ave.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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All Welcome! Refreshments at 9:30 am Meeting at 10:00 am April Speaker: Sonia Cianchette, Owner: Through the Garden Gate Herb Talk & Herb Sale Purpose: To promote the study, value, and use of herbs as they relate to our daily life. Membership: Open to any person with an interest in knowledge of herbs. Dues: $15.00 annually We welcome you to visit any of our meetings Disclaimer: The Maine Herb Society does not endorse any claims made by our speakers.

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May 2020

Maine Herb Society Meeting – Cancelled

May 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
UMaine Cooperative Extension – Penobscot County, 307 Maine Ave.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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All Welcome! Refreshments at 9:30 am Meeting at 10:00 am May Meeting: May Basket Exchange Bring a creative container with plant related material to swap Purpose: To promote the study, value, and use of herbs as they relate to our daily life. Membership: Open to any person with an interest in knowledge of herbs. Dues: $15.00 annually We welcome you to visit any of our meetings Disclaimer: The Maine Herb Society does not endorse any claims made by our speakers.

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