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Building Better Soils

Healthy soil is the foundation for gardening success. This workshop will feature practical tips for analyzing soil quality, adding amendments such as fertilizer and compost, and best practices for establishing new garden spaces. We’ll also go over considerations for raised beds and container gardens. Presented by University of Maine Cooperative Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m
Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04401


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Program Description

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Shavaun Rigler at or 207.922.6058 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.

In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5713 Chadbourne Hall, Room 412, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5713, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Program Details


Tuesday, October 3, 2023


6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Bangor Public Library, 125 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04401

Contact Name

Shavaun Rigler, Bangor Public Library

Contact Email

Contact Phone

207-947-8336, ext. 130


Kate Garland, University of Maine Cooperative Extension


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