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Cooperative Extension in Washington County

Pain Free Gardening

Gardening is great exercise, but the physical demands of gardening get harder on the body as time goes by. You can reduce the potential of joint, muscle, or back injuries […]

Fall Gardening Series: Backyard Composting

Home composting is fun and easy if you understand the basic principles and concepts. Composting reduces organic material entering the waste stream and provides a great soil amendment. Join UMaine […]

Create Family Meals: June 9

June 9: The Nutrition Facts Label & A Well Stocked Pantry| Recipe: Banana Swirl Dessert University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a free, online nutrition series for families in […]

Dehydrating and Freezing for Food Preservation

Thursday, September 23, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 PM The garden has produced a bounty of food, and now it’s time to preserve!  Join the University of Maine Cooperative Extension to learn […]


Gardening Series: Hydroponics at Home Webinar

Monday, January 24, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM Registration deadline: 4 PM on January 24, 2022 We offer our program fee on a sliding scale ($0-10) Plants need soil, light, and water to grow, right? Maybe not… Hydroponics is the science of growing plants in water instead of soil. With a few simple tools and […]

Weed Management in the Home Landscape and Garden Webinar

Join us for a discussion on Weed Management in the Home Landscape and Garden. The webinar has been approved for 1 Pesticide Recertification Credit. Topics of discussion will include: basic […]


Gardening Webinar Series: Healthy Gardens Start with Healthy Plants

Plant shopping season is just around the corner or perhaps it has already begun! With a wide array of insects, diseases and invasive plant species to be mindful of, it’s more important than ever that gardeners know how to avoid bringing problems into their landscape. This webinar will offer tips on how to evaluate plants […]