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Demonstration Garden

UMaine Cooperative Extension Piscataquis County is happy to announce, back by popular demand, the gardening with raised beds series.  This year Master Gardener Volunteer Dotty Hadler  and our staff will teach you how to go from start to finish, or more appropriately, from boards to harvest.  In this series you will learn, hands-on, how to build, plant, maintain, and harvest from raised beds.

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For UMaine Extension staff and local Master Gardeners to care for the garden as a group and give monthly classes to show local county citizens how to successfully grow produce in a raised bed or container garden.

UMaine Extension Piscataquis County Office
Court House Complex
165 East Main Street Dover-Foxcroft
The garden is to the left of the building.

Session 1 — Building a Raised Bed
Thursday, May 15th at 3:00 pm
Rain Date: Friday, May  16th at 3:00 pm

Session 2 — Starting your Garden
Thursday, June 19th at 3:00 pm
Rain Date: Friday, June 20th at 3:00 pm

Session 3 — Caring for your Garden
Thursday, July 17th at 3:00 pm
Rain Date: Friday, July 18th at 3:00 pm

Session 4 — Using your Harvest
Thursday, August 21st at 3:00 pm
Rain Date: Friday, August 22nd at 3:00 pm

Session 5 — Preserving your Harvest
Thursday, September 18th at 3:00 pm
Rain Date: Friday, September 19th at 3:00 pm

To register for sessions, please call the office at 207.564.3301 or email with your name, address, phone number and the session you are interested in.

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Cooperative Extension in Piscataquis County
Court House Complex, 165 East Main St.
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine 04426
Phone: 207.564.3301 or 1.800.287.1491 (in Maine)E-mail:
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Orono, Maine 04469
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