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Spring Gardening Series: Getting the Most Out of Compost and Manure

Compost and manure have many uses in the garden and landscape. In this webinar, you’ll learn what to look for when purchasing compost and manure, what the benefits and considerations are for using these products, how to use different kinds of manure, no-till practices, and at what rates to use these products. You’ll also learn about some applications to avoid or use with caution, and techniques for getting the most out of your compost and manure throughout your home landscape.

ModeratorNate Bernitz, Home Horticulture Outreach Program Manager for UNH Extension

Instructor: Olivia Saunders is a Field Specialist in Fruit & Vegetable Production, in the UNH Cooperative Extension Food & Agriculture Program. Olivia is also the SARE Professional Development Program Coordinator at the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. She has been with UNH Extension since 2013 and in her role as SARE coordinator since 2017.


If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Pamela Hargest, UMaine Extension Horticulture Professional,  at or 207.781.6099 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 7 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.


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Contact Information

UMaine Extension Workshops, Classes, and Events
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188 or 800.287.0274 (in Maine)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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