OLD TOWN, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will celebrate the growing season with a field day Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at Rogers Farm Demonstration Garden, 914 Bennoch Road, Old Town.
The field day will feature garden workshops, activities, live music and homemade food. Workshop topics include growing grapes and cutting flowers for the home landscape. Ongoing demonstrations throughout the garden by area experts will focus on improving soil quality, composting, dividing peonies, managing pests and plant pathogens, and wise water use strategies. Tours of the garden, door prizes and children’s activities, including a garden scavenger hunt, also will be part of the fun. Cut flowers will be available for sale.
The family-friendly event is free and open to the public, and will be held rain or shine. No registration is required. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Laurie Bowen, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kate Garland, email@example.com; 207.942.7396.
—University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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