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RSU 19 Adult Education



Gardening

in Personal Enrichment

Backyard Composting

$12

with Kate Garland

Calendar Apr 25, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn how to compost your kitchen scraps, yard and garden debris and lawn clippings into "black gold." Making and using compost not only reduces the trash going to the landfill, it also is an environmentally sound way to amend your garden soil.

Beekeeping for beginners

$49

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Mar 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is designed to stimulate the interest in and answer the questions of those interested in starting beekeeping as a hobby, to help pollinate their crops or generally learn more about honeybee husbandry. It covers what is needed where to locate beehives, where to buy them, what it costs, harvesting your own honey and how to care for bees so they survive the winter

Boston Flower Show Bus Trip

$79

with To be announced

Calendar Mar 17, 2018 at 7 am

Enjoy the beautiful gardens and exhibits at the 2018 Boston Flower and Garden Show at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The show will feature garden writers, landscape professionals, Master gardeners, local chefs and many vendors along with instructional workshops and demonstrations. The $79.00 includes roundtrip motor coach transportation and admission to the show. We will arrive in Boston at approximately 11:30 a.m. and will be leaving Boston at 4:30 p.m. with anticipated arrival in Newport at 9 p.m

Full Course

Pest Management for the Home Gardener

$12

with Kate Garland

Calendar May 31, 2018 at 6 pm

Japanese beetles, slugs, squash bugs, powdery mildew, blight, grubs . . . gardening joy can come hand-in-hand with gardening woes. This workshop will help you develop a non-chemical strategy for managing some of the common pests we encounter in Maine gardens.

Starting Seeds Indoors

$12

with Kate Garland

Calendar Mar 28, 2018 at 6 pm

This hands-on workshop will be a chance for home gardeners to review best practices for starting vegetable and ornamental seedlings indoors. Participants will have the opportunity to sow seeds to bring home and nurture

Succession Planting

$15

with Kate Garland

Calendar Apr 17, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn how to get the most production out of your vegetable garden space by planting multiple crops in the same area throughout the growing season. Participants will leave this workshop with ideas on how to make the most of their valuable garden real estate.





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