UMaine, UNH Extensions offer webinar about compost and manure for home gardens June 9

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Extension will offer a home gardening webinar about optimizing compost and manure use in the garden from 6–7:15 p.m. June 9.

Getting the Most Out of Compost and Manure” includes what to look for when purchasing compost and manure, the benefits and considerations of each, no-till practices, and how to use compost and different kinds of manure. Olivia Saunders, a UNH Extension field specialist in fruit and vegetable production, will present the webinar.

Registration is required; a sliding scale fee is optional. Register on the event webpage to attend live or receive a link to the recording. This is the fifth in a six-part spring gardening webinar series offered every other Wednesday through June for Maine and New Hampshire gardeners. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Pamela Hargest, 207.781.6099;