MOFGA Grow Your Own Organic Garden Workshop

calendar icon April 5, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Blue Hill Public Library will host an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own organic garden Wednesday, April 5th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

Topics that will be covered include basics of soil science, how to enrich soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants, the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation, and how to incorporate green manures and manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include basic weed control strategies, common insect pests and methods of natural insect control.

The workshop is sponsored by the library, Maine’s Adult and Community Education Program, and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) which will be offering the workshop at over 30 locations in Maine all on the same evening.

Location: Howard Room
Event Type: Library-sponsored Adult Event
Registration: Yes
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