Tips, Techniques & Growing Inspiration
Dig into design, get your hands dirty, learn about sustainable practices, methods and materials, and discover new ways to transform your own space into an oasis bursting with life and color. Gardening enthusiasts wait for this opportunity all year long, and our seminars kick off just in time to initiate the growing season.
All seminars are open to the public — no sign-up is required. Visitors will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Learn, have fun, and get inspired!
|10:30||Gary Fish||State Horticulturalist||Finding Common Ground – Sustainable Landscaping|
|12:30||Panel Talk||Portland Professionals*||Growing Healthy Landscapes – Case Studies for More Sustainable Land Care Practices|
|2:30||Kerry Mendez||Perennially Yours, LLC||Non-Stop Color from Exceptional Flowering Shrubs|
|4:30||Darrell Pelotte||Gagne||How to Install Your Own Paver Walk or Patio|
|10:30||Andi Ross||Its Natures Way||Splendor in the Grasses|
|12:30||Bob Maurais||Mainely Ticks||Spring is Here, and So Are the Ticks!|
|2:30||Charlotte Albers||Paint Box Garden||COLOR YEAR ROUND: Four Seasons of Fabulous|
|4:30||Heather McCargo||Wild Seed Project||Why Native Plants Matter|
|10:30||Mike & Angelina Chute||Rose Solutions||6 Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening|
|12:30||Petra Page Mann||Fruition Seeds||Delectable Dahlias & Other Easy-to-Grow Edible Flowers|
|2:30||Deborah Perkins||First Light Wildlife Habitats||Intelligent Tinkering: How to Boost Biodiversity in the Home Landscape|
|4:30||Mike Lizotte||American Meadows||Creating Your Own Mini Meadow|
|10:00||Irene Barber||Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens||Tips for Tending Your Garden’s Color|
|12:00||Kate Wallace||Resilience Hub||Permaculture Design and Edible Landscapes|
|1:30||Petra Page Mann||Fruition Seeds||7 Keys to Organic Gardening in Short Seasons|
|3:00||Harriet Robinson||GCFM||Growing Irises in Maine|
*Panel Group: Fred Dillon, Troy Moon, Ali Clift, and Jesse O’Brien