garden workshop seriesThe Women’s Health Resource Library is pleased to announce the Incredible Edible Milbridge Garden Workshop Series. Join us for these FREE workshops to learn some of the fundamentals of a successful garden. From seed starting to composting, learn how to make the most of your garden this year.

Register by leaving a message at 546-7677, or register online here.

Salads Year Round: Growing Baby Greens

Saturday, March 15
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Women’s Health Resource Library

Growing microgreens on plastic white cupBaby greens, as they’re sometimes called, make a delicious salad and are rich in vitamins and minerals. The darker the color, the healthier they are for you, and they’re simple to grow in a sunny south-facing window. Come learn how to plant and transplant a variety of tasty greens so you can have a fresh, homegrown, nutritious salad any time of year. You’ll go home with your own flat of greens to tend and harvest.

Starting Seeds

Saturday, April 5
9:00 to 11:00 am
Women’s Health Resource Library

seed startingFrom seeds to plants, this hands-on workshop will show you how to get your garden off to a good start. You will learn how to sow a variety of seeds, and transplant seedlings. You will learn what makes good soil—the foundation of a healthy garden. You will also learn about different containers for seeds and seedlings. You will go home with your own collection of seedlings to tend.

Gardening in a Small Space: Vertical Gardens

Saturday, May 3
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Women’s Health Resource Library

Green tomatoes from belowYou would be surprised by how much food you can grow in a small garden space. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to make the most out of a small area. You will find out what vegetables are best suited to this type of garden, and learn about companion planting. Come dressed to dig in the dirt, as you will help install a vertical garden in downtown Milbridge.

Making Compost

Saturday, May 17
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Bear Apple Lane in Harrington

compostThe quality of your garden soil is the foundation of growing healthy vegetables, and compost is one of the keys to healthy soil. Come build a compost pile with Brian Dyer Stewart at Bear Apple Lane in Harrington, and learn what compost is, what ingredients go into a compost pile, how to build a pile, and what it does for your garden soil.

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