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When

Jan 20, 2018
1:00pm

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  • 1/20/18 1pm
  • Venue info

    Wolfe's Neck Center

    184 Burnett Road, Freeport, ME 04032

    Price

    $20

    Contact

    865-4469

    Winter growing tour & talk

    Come out to the farm and explore best practices for winter growing. As long as the weather allows, participants will tour our year-round growing infrastructure and then venture inside to talk about extension practices for the backyard grower.

    Topics Covered:

    What do plants need to grow all winter?
    Understanding photo period
    Micro climates
    Greenhouse components explained. Why incorporate mobility?
    Maintaining soil fertility in a closed environment
    Designing your winter garden
    Date: Saturday, January 20th, 2018 from 1pm – 4pm

    Cost: $20

    Audience: Best suited for adult learners

    Note: Dress warm! While the plants are toasty in our high tunnels, it can be a little different for mammals.

    Physical Requirements: The tour includes trudging through fields that are not plowed or shoveled.

    Part of our Backyard Gardener Workshop Series:
    This new series is designed for the aspiring small-scale farmer. Each session offers an in-depth exploration of a specific topic through lectures and hands-on activities, granting you the skills needed to confidently and successfully cultivate your own garden space.