Grow Your Own Organic Garden with MOFGA Tom Roberts

Wednesday, April 3rd from 6-9 p.m.

The class is free, and will include helpful handouts and even some free seeds!

Beginning and even experienced gardeners will benefit from this program, taught by one of the area’s most experienced growers.

Participants will acquire an understanding of:

  • the basics of soil science, and how to enrich soil to produce healthy, high yielding plants;
  • composting methods;
  • the principles of crop rotation, and how to incorporate green manures and manage nutrients in the garden;
  • the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, and basic weed control strategies; and
  • common insect pests and methods of natural insect control.
  •  In partnership with MOFGA and Maine Adult Education

 

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Contact Information:

154 Main Street
Newport, ME 04953
Library circulation desk:
(207) 368-5074

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Tuesday-Friday, 9:30-5:30
Sat: 9:30-1:30
Closed Sunday & Monday

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