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Grow an interest in gardening with UMaine Extension

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties will hold a Garden Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at Topsham Public Library.

The fair is designed for novice and experienced gardeners and will feature presentations by local experts and UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. Topics will include composting, small space gardening, garden cleanup and succession planting.

There also ​will be informational tables available in the library, as well as a tour of the library’s demonstration garden and a “Guest in the Gazebo” to talk about browntail moths.

The fair is free and open to the public. Refreshments, seed garlic and gardening books will be available for purchase by donation. More information is online. To request a disability accommodation,​ call 353.5550, ext. 23 ​or email lynne.holland@maine.edu.