Field day at Tidewater Farm scheduled for Oct. 14

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a field day from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the UMaine Gardens at Tidewater Farm, 200 Presumpscot Point Road, Falmouth.

Attendees will have the opportunity to experience the Gardens at Tidewater Farm, learn about UMaine Extension’s work, ask gardening questions and participate in hands-on demonstrations with Extension staff and Master Gardener Volunteers. The field day will also teach individuals how to put gardens to bed with an emphasis on practices that support wildlife during the winter months. Additional activities include a hands-on demonstration of how to take a soil sample for testing, amend soil based on the test results and protect soil going into the winter months.

Demonstrations begin at 10:30 a.m. Child-friendly activities will be available. No registration is required.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, visit the Tidewater Farm Events webpage or contact Pamela Hargest,; 207.949.4524.