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Intro to Vegetable Gardening: From Seed to Harvest Course in Cumberland County

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  Join us for a five part vegetable gardening series where you’ll learn the techniques to start your garden and build a community to support your success! This series is intended for beginner gardeners who enjoy learning in a group environment and are gardening in small spaces. Topics will include planning your garden, starting seeds indoors, soil and bed preparation, planting and early care, and maintaining and harvesting your garden.

These hands-on sessions will take place the last Wednesday of each month, 5:00pm to 7:00pm, from February to June at various locations in Portland and Falmouth. Registration is required and the program fee* is offered on a sliding scale, $50 – $100.

Program Schedule (tentative):
February 28, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Planning your Garden
Location: Cultivating Community, Portland

March 27, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Starting Seeds Indoors
Location: Extension Office, Falmouth

April 24, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Soil and Bed Preparation
Location: Tidewater Farm, Falmouth

May 29, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Planting and Early Care
Location: Boyd Street Urban Farm, Portland

June 26, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Maintaining and Harvesting your Garden
Location: Tidewater Farm, Falmouth

To register, click here

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://umaine-extension.formtitan.com/ftproject/events?eventid=a1cUy000000lVUz

Organizer

Pamela Hargest
Phone:
207.781.6099
Email:
pamela.hargest@maine.edu
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