UMaine Extension offers Tidewater Farm garden tours in August

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer weekly garden tours from 5:30–7 p.m. every Thursday from Aug. 5–26 at the UMaine Extension Gardens at Tidewater Farm, Farm Gate Road, Falmouth.

Each tour features a different topic and begins with the cut flower garden, followed by growing herbs in Maine, native plants for the Maine garden, and beginner vegetable gardening. UMaine Extension Master Gardener volunteers and Pamela Hargest, Extension horticulture professional, will lead the tours. 

Each tour is $10 per person; registration is required and limited to 20 participants. Register on the garden tour website. All proceeds help support Extension educational and food security projects. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Pamela Hargest, 207.781.6099;