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Berry Growing for the Backyard
with Dr David Handley
This workshop will review the proper techniques to create a successful raspberry and blueberry planting in your yardm including varieties, planting, fertilizing, pruning and pest management.
with Alicia Randolph-Lucchesi
6 herbs for relaxation, as well as general information on the importance of incorporating herbs into our daily routines.
Worm Composting Alumni Harvest Night
with Jock Robie
This will be a free session for any interested alumni and new students. The instructor will inspect worm bins, demonstrate and assist with harvesting, and answer any questions. The instructor will bring six harvest kits for alumni to use harvesting their own worm bins. Attendance at the Composting for beginners class is required to qualify for this free class
Worm Composting for Beginners
with Jock Robie
Come and learn how to construct, set up, and maintain a worm bin to compost kitchen vegetable waste in order to recycle it as plant food. Join Jock Robie as he discusses the harvesting of worm castings and vermicompost for gardening and houseplants as well as “worm tea”! Each student will set up their own worm bin with worms to take home. All materials and worms are supplied at no extra charge. Jock Robie has over eight years of practical experience designing, building, and using worm bins to compost kitchen waste. He feeds his 40 worm bins close to 35 pounds per week of kitchen scraps. Visit Jock’s blog at mainelywormbins.blogspot.com for more information about worm composting. Limit 10 students