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Gardening - Rogers Farm Demonstration Garden


The demonstration garden at Rogers Farm is a showcase for creative theme gardens, unique plant varieties, innovative designs, and prolific vegetable gardens. Maintained by Master Gardener Volunteers since 1994, the intent is to demonstrate proper gardening practices and inspire both the novice and seasoned gardener. The gardens are open to the public between dawn and dusk, 7 days a week. Free educational programs are hosted in the garden throughout the growing season.   No registration is required.  All programs are held rain or shine.  In poor weather, programs will be offered in the large red barn across the street from the gardens.  

Stay tuned for a list of 2014 programs!!

Directions to Rogers Farm:
From I-95 take exit 193. Turn right onto Stillwater Ave, at the third traffic light take a left onto Bennoch Road. Travel 1.5 miles. The demonstration garden will be on your right across from the University Research Farm. You will see the farm buildings on your left.

We gratefully acknowledge the following supporters for making the season a success:
Ellis’ Nursery – Hudson, ME
Windswept Gardens – Bangor, ME
Hutchings Greenhouse – Bradley, ME
Dr. Lois Berg-Stack – UMaine Cooperative Extension – Orono, ME
Master Gardener Volunteers – Penobscot County
Tractor Supply – Bangor, ME
Home Depot – Bangor, ME
Calkin’s Farm Stand – Hampden, ME
Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Renee’s Garden Seeds
John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds 

Image Description: Sign at Rogers Farm

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Cooperative Extension in Penobscot County
307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, Maine 04401-4331
Phone: 207.942.7396 or 1.800.287.1485 (in Maine)E-mail: cepen@umext.maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
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