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Field Day at Tidewater Farm:Pollinator-Friendly Gardening | Scouting for Pests and Encouraging Beneficial Insects

October 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Join Cooperative Extension at Tidewater Farm on the second Saturday of the month from June to October, rain or shine, for our family-friendly field days.

Come experience the gardens at Tidewater Farm, learn about what we do, ask your gardening questions, and participate in hands-on demonstrations with UMaine Extension Staff and Master Gardener Volunteers. Demonstrations begin at 10:30 a.m. Child-friendly activities will be provided. No registration required.

Enjoy a stroll through our perennial gardens as we highlight plants and practices that support the life cycles of a variety of pollinators. Then, learn how to scout for pests in your vegetable garden with an emphasis on prevention and techniques for encouraging beneficial insects.

Our friends at Maine Audubon will be on hand to offer native and pollinator-friendly garden resources. Learn how you can support wildlife in your own backyard through native plantings and participate in a child-friendly activity.


UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm
Farm Gate Road
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States


Pamela Hargest
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