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Gardening: Fall Garden Bed Prep

$20

with Ivonne Vazquez

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The fall garden is a wonderful place full of promise and opportunity and a great chance to make spring planting easy and efficient. In this workshop, Ivonne Vazquez will show you fall gardening techniques for putting your garden to bed. Be ahead of the season the following spring to give your seeds, seedlings and plants the best opportunity to succeed. Participants will work on a hands-on activity, view a photographic slide show and leave with a schedule of fall and winter gardening activities. Open to all skill levels.

Gardening: Harvesting Seeds

$20

with Ivonne Vazquez

Calendar Sep 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm
In this class, learn about harvesting, cleaning and storing seeds from your own garden. Develop an understanding of seed types, i.e., heirloom, hybrid, etc., and which seeds are easy to harvest and store; which need extra preparation before storing and the ideal conditions for storing your seeds. Participants will work on a hands-on activity, view a slide show and take away handouts. Open to all skill levels.

Gardening: Planting, Harvesting, and Using Garlic

$20

with Ivonne Vazquez

Calendar Oct 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Creating wonderful dishes using your own garlic, is a feeling (and taste) like no other. Learn:  preparing the garlic bed; how and when to plant your garlic in Maine; which varieties do well in this zone; how to mulch for good winter coverage; how much to water, weed, feed during the growing season; when to harvest and use scapes and why; when to harvest and cure garlic; how to store for home use well into the following year.

In this class you will participate in a hands-on activity (planting garlic cloves), develop an understanding of the garlic planting process and leave with a schedule of garlic bed care to be used year after year. Open to all skill levels. $10 material fee payable to the instructor.





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