FALMOUTH, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host Maine Garden Day on March 14th, 8:15 a.m.–4 p.m., at Lewiston High School, 156 East Ave., Lewiston.
Back after a five-year hiatus, this day-long conference includes 30 hands-on, informational workshops in both half- and quarter-day sessions. Topics range from grafting fruit trees to growing hemp in the garden, rewilding the landscape to hunger in community, and growing a gardening business to raise mushrooms. Keynote speaker Dan Jaffe, author and horticulturist, will discuss the role of native plants in Maine gardens.
The $60 per-person fee/$30 for students includes lunch; limited financial assistance is available, some by application. Register online here. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Pamela Hargest, 207.781.6099, firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is also on the conference website. Supporting sponsors include Woodin & Company Store Fixtures, Inc. and the Maine Arts Commission.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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