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Spring Gardening Series: Irrigation for the Home Garden

Free!

Webinar

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

Registration deadline: 4 PM on June 23, 2021

In this webinar, we’ll learn about different ways to water your garden with a special focus on how to successfully install, maintain, and manage a drip irrigation system. .


We offer our program fee on a sliding scale ($0-10)

Registration is required – Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

Need help connecting with Zoom? Contact the US:IT Service Help Desk: 800.696.4357  or  help@maine.edu

If you need technical assistance with registration, please contact Michele Lodgek at michele.lodgek@maine.edu or 207.949-4057.

Note: If registering more than one person, please register yourself, click Enroll, and then use the “Continue Shopping” option in your cart to add additional participants.

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Program Description

Irrigation is essential for growing healthy annual vegetables, herbs, and flowers. In this webinar, we’ll learn about different ways to water your garden with a special focus on how to successfully install, maintain, and manage a drip irrigation system. Drip irrigation systems are a simple and effective way to help home gardeners better manage and conserve water. After viewing this webinar, you’ll have the information and resources you need to set up their own drip irrigation system at home.

Moderator: Marjorie Peronto, Extension Educator for UMaine Extension

Instructors: 

  • Rebecca Long is the Agriculture and Food Systems Professional for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, based in Oxford County. She works with farmers and gardeners to answer questions and provide educational opportunities. Her favorite topics include soil and irrigation.
  • Pamela Hargest is the Horticulture Professional for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County, where she oversees the Master Gardener Volunteers Program, the Gardens at Tidewater Farm, and Maine Harvest for Hunger initiatives. She works closely with volunteers and community partners to provide meaningful horticulture programs, ranging in topics from vegetable to ecological gardening.

 

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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 extension.gardening@maine.edu 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.

 

Program Details

Date

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Time

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location

ONLINE

Instructor(s)

Rebecca Long, Agriculture and Food Systems Professional for UMaine Extension and Pamela Hargest, Horticulture Professional for UMaine Extension

Contact Name

Pamela Hargest

Contact Email and Phone

extension.gardening@maine.edu, 207.781.6099

Website

https://extension.umaine.edu/gardening/webinar-series/

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